• Home Health Aide

    Job Locations US-OK-Kingfisher
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/3/2018 10:27 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1160
    # of Openings
    1
    Division
    Valir Hospice
    Category
    Home Health
  • Overview

     POSITION PURPOSE:


    Responsible for the provision of activities of daily living as identified by the RN Case Manager on the plan of care.

    Responsibilities

    POSITION PURPOSE:


    Responsible for the provision of activities of daily living as identified by the RN Case Manager on the plan of care.

    Qualifications

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:


    Licenses or Certifications:  Current Home Health Aide certification and CPR Certification.


     


    Total Education, Vocational Training, and Experience: HS Diploma or equivalent with certification as a Nursing Assistant.  Certified to pass Home Health Aide Competency Test and Skilled Competency Checklist.  One year of Home Health Aide or LTCF experience.


     


    SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Exhibits caring attitude toward patients and families.  Must be mature and able to cope with the demands of the job.


     


    PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:


    Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.


     


    Proficiency or Productivity Standards:


    Organize and prioritize tasks and projects


    Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction


     


     


     


    Physical ReQUIREMENTS:


    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


    Ability to speak, hear, and read English


    Ability to perform computer skills


    Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape


    “Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations


     


    CRITICAL DEMANDS:


    Lift up to 50# from the floor to 36”(Occasional)                                          Stand(Frequent)


    Sustained forward bending(Occasional)                                                         Sit(Frequent)


    Front Carry with 25# for 15 feet(Occasional)                                                Climb stairs(Occasional)


    Push up to 75# of force at 36”(Occasional)                                                   Sustained Squat(Occasional)


    Full Body range of motion(Constant)                                                             Repetitive Squat(Occasional)


    Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant)                             Kneeling(Occasional)


    Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc.


     


    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS


    Indoor climate-controlled environment.  Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards.  Daily travel with exposure to outdoors elements.  Must have reliable transportation and maintain adequate automobile insurance coverage.


     


    Working Conditions:


    Potential hazards include:


     






































































































    Exposure to



    None



    Some



    Frequent



    Very Frequent



    Exposure to



    None



    Some



    Frequent



    Very Frequent



    * toxic/caustic chemicals



     



    X



        



     



    *blood or body fluids



     



     



    X



     



    *extreme conditions, hot or cold



     



     X



     



     



    *communicable diseases



     



    X



     



     



    *dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)



     



    X



     



     



    *unprotected heights



    X



     



     



     



    *moving mechanical parts



     



    X



        



     



    *CRT (computer) monitor



     



    X



     



     



    *potential electric shock



     



    X



     



        



    *frequent, repetitive motions



     



    X



     



     



    *x-ray electro-magnetic energy



    X



     



       



     



    *needles or other sharp objects



     



    X



     



     



    *high pitched noises



     





     



        



    *Other (as listed)



     



     



     



     



     


    MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED


    Equipment used for patient care.  Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc.  Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.