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Home Health Aide - PRN

HSC Health Care System Washington, DC

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Home Care Aide assists professional nursing staff to perform nursing care activities to patients with an assigned unit and functions as a team member in patient care.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS

Essential job duties:

  1. Safeguards the rights of the patient and protects all patient information in a confidential manner quickly and politely.
  2. Signs of suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation are recognized and reported to supervisor immediately.
  3. Reports to Supervisor at least at beginning and end of each work day per Agency policy. Established schedule is met.
  4. Ensure to wear the proper personal protective equipment is utilized such as gowns, gloves, eyewear, etc.
  5. Assist with learning experience for new Home Health Aide. Takes responsibility for patient’s welfare while with new Home Health Aide during Home Health Aide orientation.
  6. Equipment is available and kept in good condition and properly stored.
  7. All patient supplies are charged correctly and appropriately. Supplies are accounted for and waste is avoided.
  8. Ensure all work output is thorough, accurate, and meets quality standards.
  9. Meets average productivity standards on a timely basis.
  10. Able to be relied upon to meet work schedules and fulfill responsibilities and commitments.
  11. Awareness of and respect for others is exhibited. Is usually in control of self. Usually gets along well with fellow employees, supervisor and others.
  12. Flexible in thinking and responds to or conforms to changing, new, or unexpected.
  13. Takes responsibility for own clinical practice.
  14. Attends all clinical practice and all team conferences and attendance is documented.
  15. Attends all required in-services and attendance is documented.
  16. Appropriate care is given, documented, and reported to the responsible nursing staff.
  17. Primary nurse is notified promptly of any significant change in patient conditions.
  18. All clinical skills as demonstrated on the Skills Checklist & Demonstration (Attachment A)
  19. As warranted will assist cognitively capable adults by providing medication reminders
  20. Certified Nursing Assistant will not administer medication to clients.

 

Other job duties:

  1. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Experience:

Must have one year previous experience or training as a PCA/CNA/GNA/Home Health Aide in health care; enabling them to successfully complete the HSC Home Care Competency Evaluation. Basic computing knowledge and skills preferred. Ability to speak read and write English fluently. Bi-lingual preferred.

 

License/Certifications:

Home Health Aide licensure from the District of Columbia and CPR certification

 

Required Education:

High school graduate or equivalent required. Home Health Aide Certification.

Company Description
The HSC Health Care System provides and coordinates innovative, high quality, community-based care for individuals with complex needs and their families. HSC empowers all we serve to improve the quality of their lives.

The HSC Health Care System (HSC) is a nonprofit health care organization committed to serving families and adults with special health care needs and eliminating barriers to health care services. The System combines the resources of a health plan (Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc.), pediatric specialty hospital (The HSC Pediatric Center), home health agencies (HSC Home Care, LLC and HSC Health and Rehabilitative Services), and parent foundation (The HSC Foundation) to offer a comprehensive approach to caring, serving and empowering people with disabilities.

HSC employs over 700 staff members, with operating revenue of approximately $225 million annually. Strategic plans include further expansion of services into broader territories, including Virginia. As a first-of-its-kind health system in Washington, DC with more than a century of experience, The HSC Health Care System remains committed to changing the lives of the people we serve through expert medical care, care coordination and advocacy. Today, we are known for our expertise in treating children, teens and adults who have disabilities and complex medical conditions.

HSC Health Care System

The HSC Health Care System provides and coordinates innovative, high quality, community-based care for individuals with complex needs and their families. HSC empowers all we serve to improve the quality of their lives. The HSC Health Care System (HSC) is a nonprofit health care organization committed to serving families and adults with special health care needs and eliminating barriers to health care services. The System combines the resources of a health plan (Health Services for Children with Special Needs, Inc.), pediatric specialty hospital (The HSC Pediatric Center), home health agencies (HSC Home Care, LLC and HSC Health and Rehabilitative Services), and parent foundation (The HSC Foundation) to offer a comprehensive approach to caring, serving and empowering people with disabilities. HSC employs over 700 staff members, with operating revenue of approximately $225 million annually. Strategic plans include further expansion of services into broader territories, including Virginia. As a first-of-its-kind health system in Washington, DC with more than a century of experience, The HSC Health Care System remains committed to changing the lives of the people we serve through expert medical care, care coordination and advocacy. Today, we are known for our expertise in treating children, teens and adults who have disabilities and complex medical conditions.

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