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Home Health Aid (HHA)

Company: Right at Home-Marble Falls
Location: Johnson City
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Overnight shift available to start immmediately! Hours are from 9pm- 5am. M- F $15hr and Sat- Sun $16hr PAID WEEKLY! MUST BE VACCINATED!Job Summary:Primary functions: provide personal assistance and/or health-related services to patients/clients in their place of residence; provide a safe and clean environment; work cooperatively with the patient/client and family; and report observations and problems to the Supervisor.Job Qualifications:Education: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - If under 18 years of age, must be either a high school graduate or enrolled in a vocational education programLicense: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Must have current drivers license or reliable transportation to travel to assignments Experience: If at least 18 years of age, have proof of competency through education and/or experienceordemonstrate competency to perform tasks as assigned. If under age 18, must successfully demonstrate competency to perform tasks assigned.Skills: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and be competent to perform tasks assigned by Supervisor Demonstrates interest in the welfare of those who are elderly and/or disabled. Must successfully complete a Competency Evaluation Skills Checklist and pass a written Skills Test as required if performing G-Tube feedings.BackgroundChecks: - - - - Must agree to and pass a criminal history check and an Employee Misconduct Registrycheck.Environmental and Working Conditions:Works in patient's/client's residence in various conditions; possible exposure to blood, body fluids and infectious diseases; must have the ability to work a flexible schedule and travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather.Physical and Mental Effort:Prolonged standing and walking required. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move patients/clients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines, to identify patient/client needs, to make quick decisions and to meet patient/client and family psychosocial needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Must have the ability to use durable medical equipment in the home.EssentialFunctions:

Promote positive, supportive, and respectful communication to the patient/client and family and Agency personnelProvide an environment that promotes respect for the patient's/client's privacy and propertyProvide personal assistance or health-related tasks to patient/client according to the Individualized Service PlanAppropriately report changes to ensure continuity of carePractice accepted infection control principlesProvide a clean, safe and comfortable environmentUtilize skills necessary to perform services according to the Agency's policyContribute to the management and efficient operation of the Agency and demonstrate effective time management skillsDemonstrate commitment, professional growth and competency by attending required inservicesPromote the Agency's philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care

Keywords: Right at Home-Marble Falls, Austin , Home Health Aid (HHA), Healthcare , Johnson City, Texas

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