Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, PRN 10/10/2017
Gulf Coast Home Health
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Unique Opportunity for a Home Health Aide with a Home Health Leader - Become A Senior Advocate! Gulf Coast Home Health is an exciting joint venture with Almost Family, a leading provider of home health nursing, rehabilitation and personal care services. Our Senior Advocacy Mission raises the bar with programs designed to achieve better outcomes for our patients. For over 30 years, we have developed a culture that fosters innovation, clinical excellence, and integrity.
Summary: The home health aide is a paraprofessional member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient's needs. The home health aide is responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. The home health aide will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a patient's care which includes provision of personal care and designated health- related services in compliance with agency's policies and procedures, applicable health care standards, and governmental laws and regulations.
Licenses/Certifications:* Meets the training requirements in accordance with state and federal laws. Home Health Aide training verification or CNA certification in the state of practice preferred.* Possesses and maintains CPR certification.* Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.* Active/current agency health requirements.* Must complete required department competencies to validate and maintain competency.Education/Experience:Education: Home Health Aide training verification or CNA certification in the state of practice preferred with HighSchool Diploma or equivalent depending upon state regulations.Experience: Prefer a minimum of three (3) months work experience as a Nursing Aide, preferably in home care, skilled nursing facility or hospital setting.
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