CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AIDE-PRD-72900-DAYS

  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • California, USA
  • Mar 13, 2020
Home Health

Job Description

Under supervision of the registered nurse, this position is assigned to provide personal care to patients in their home, to assist them in meeting their activities of daily living, meet the patient's personal needs and promote comfort. Further, it is required that the home health aide develops and maintains satisfactory and cooperative relationships with the interdisciplinary team. Core Competencies Address basic human needs in a respectful and caring manner, and documents interventions in EMR Adheres to Infection prevention Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Communicates effectively with the patient, family, and medical staff during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Establishes priorities to carry out an established care plan according to patient needs Identifies common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains cooperative working relationships with members of the hospital team Maintains regulatory compliance consistent with quality standards and ethical obligations of the profession Participates in activities in alignment with the Magnet Model Participates in organizational activities Participates in professional development activities Performs as a preceptor in an active and engaged manner Provides care within scope of practice as directed by other members of the healthcare team Re-enforces patient and family education under the direction of the RN throughout hospitalization Reinforces age-specific individualized care that supports protection from harm and complies with patient safety centered interventions/bundles Supports patient care within scope of a practice as directed by other members of the healthcare team Utilizes resources in an economical manner Utilizes Safe Patient Handling Department Specific Competencies Adheres to annual I will statements. Education Degree Program N/A Other Additional Information Completion of state approved Home Health Aide Educational/Training Program. Experience Number of Years Experience Type of Experience N/A Additional Information Must have completed the home health aide training mandated by the Conditions of Participation and be currently listed in good standing on the state nurse aide registry as a Home Health Aide. License / Certification Requirements Home Health Aide Certification BCLS or ACLS Certification from the Amercian Heart Association Drivers license, auto insurance and reliable transportation ""