Home Health Aide

Overview

PRN Home Health Aide (HHA Certificate + 75 hrs required)
** Providing HHA visits throughout Martin, & Okeechobee Counties

 

• 4.5 STAR Rating
• Agency leadership has a combined total of 102 years of MEDICARE HOME HEALTH EXPERIENCE!
• We work as a team daily to meet the needs of the patients and communities we serve AND our clinicians!
• An “Everyday Hero” is recognized each month
• Come GROW with us!

 

Pay Per Visit (PPV) rates may range from $10.00 to $150.00 and are determined by the specific position and location where your position is assigned and by the type of visit/non-visit activity performed. Potential for weekend/holiday differential. Mileage pay $0.56/mile, except where included in the global rate.

Nurse on Call - Home Healthcare by Brookdale, is a Medicare certified agency providing home healthcare services. We take pride in our strong reputation for furnishing the high quality skilled nursing, rehabilitation and related services that our patients and their families and physicians expect and deserve. We enrich lives every day.

 

We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates.  One way we do that is through our benefits.  Our offerings include, but are not limited to: 

 

Full-time and part-time associate benefits:

·         401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

·         Benefit plan package

·         Employee Stock Purchase Program

·         Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

·         Associate Compassion Fund

·         Associate Discounts

·         Identity theft protection

·         Pet savings and insurance plans

·         Voluntary benefits available

 

 Full-time associate benefits:

·         Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more.

·         Paid Time Off

·         Adoption Benefit

·         Tuition Reimbursement

·         Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)

·         Voluntary STD and LTD

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of a professional nurse, provides direct care to residents, which reflect Brookdale’s philosophy and standards of home health care. Assists in meeting the residents' individual needs while treating the resident with respect and dignity.

  1. Assists residents with the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, and getting to and from activities and meals according to the resident care/service plan.
  2. Allows and encourages residents to do as much of their own care as possible.
  3. Documents the delivery of quality care in the resident's clinical record.
  4. Follows infection control and safety policies and guidelines.
  5. Implements resident care that is accurately, timely and appropriately documented; maintains confidentiality at all times.
  6. Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly environment for the residents.
  7. Performs general housekeeping duties as assigned.
  8. Responds promptly and positively to resident requests for assistance, including emergency pull cords.
  9. Maintains consistent and concise lines of authority and responsibility with effective communication that promotes a positive working relationship with residents, families, and co-workers.
  10. Identifies changes in resident status or needs and communicates to the nurse in a timely manner.
  11. Participates in educational programs.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and Experience
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); and minimum of one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in a health care setting is preferred, but not required.  Must provide certificate showing completion of 75 hour home health aide curriculum.

 

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
In accordance with state law, may need to possess current state certifications and follow regulations to maintain current certification.

 

Management/Decision Making
Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with limited independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.

 

Knowledge and Skills
Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively in English with residents, family members and other associates of the company. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and/or oral form. Uses good judgment in emergency situations, and seeks assistance when needed.

 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Climb or balance
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl
  • Talk or hear
  • Ability to lift:  up to 50 pounds
  • Vision
  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
  • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
  • Exposure to latex
  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
  • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Home Health Aide


Regular Part-Time
ID: 2021-100433
Healthcare - Clinical Support
Apply NOC - Port St Lucie
NOC - Port St Lucie
590 NW Peacock Blvd,
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986-2213
field26665 BHS

Regular Part-Time
ID: 2021-100433
Healthcare - Clinical Support