Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
Perform personal care activities and support services for patients in their place of residence as specified in a written assignment.
Document personal care and patient care activities rendered according to Home Health Aide Plan of Care.
Communicate pertinent information to the RN Case Manager/Supervisor and other team members.
Participate in team meetings or review meetings as assigned.
Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients and families.
Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
Attends in service training as scheduled, but at a minimum of three (3) hours per quarter for a total of twelve (12) annually.
Demonstrate cost-effective practices.
Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.
Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.
Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities.
Develop skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities.
Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.
Maintains current driverâ™s license, automobile insurance and BLS
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Demonstrated knowledge of home health aide services/tasks.
Problem solving abilities.
Positive interpersonal communication skills.
Team and customer service oriented.
Basic computer skills required.
Observation, reporting and documentation of patient status and care or service rendered.
Reading and recording of TPR.
Basic infection control procedures.
Basic elements of body functioning and changes in body function that must be reported to the RN or Supervisor.
Maintenance of clean, safe and healthy environment.
Emergencies and knowledge of emergency procedures.
Respect for the patient and their privacy and personal property.
Appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene and grooming including:
Sponge, tub or shower bath.
Shampoo, sink tub or bed.
Nail and skin care.
Toileting and elimination.
Safe transfer techniques and ambulation.
Passive range of motion and positioning.
Ability to record nutrition and fluid intake.
Other health-related topics or tasks pertinent to home health services
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High school diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of a home health aide competency evaluation
Successful completion of Home Health Aide certification with a minimum of 75 credit hours or Certified Nursing Assistant course
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Minimum of six (6) months to twelve (12) months experience in a patient care facility
One (1) year of experience in home health.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Preferred licensure or registration:
Home Health Aide certification or Certified Nursing Assistant License
Internal Number: 20018977
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.