Home Health Aide/ HHA Valir PACE (FT)
3 months ago
(2/14/2020 2:53 PM)
Job ID 2020-1515 # of Openings 10 Division Valir PACE Foundation Category Home Health
Valir PACE is a Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and is the future of healthcare. It utilizes a team-based care approach providing a personalized, comprehensive healthcare plan to the most at risk, those without access to quality healthcare, the under and uninsured. Individuals enrolled in our program have better health outcomes, less visits to the emergency room, while continuing to live in their own home, often times without ever having to go into a nursing home.
The focus of every PACE organization is to help the elderly live in the community for as long as possible. To meet this goal, PACE organizations focus on preventive care. Although all people enrolled in PACE are eligible for nursing home care, only seven percent live in nursing homes.
Valir PACE provides integrated medical and social services to our most vulnerable seniors, helping to unlock their full potential. We are looking for team members who are energized by working in diverse teams toward our shared purpose, who are eager to drive groundbreaking innovation, and who will interact with those we serve and those who serve them in a spirit of understanding and compassion.
Join the Valir PACE team and experience the excitement of caring for our community elders both at PACE and in their homes, multiple positions open at Valir PACE . Come grow with us as we continue to care for more elders in our community.
Remember why you first decided on a career in health care?
Did you have a passion to help the elder population?
Did you see a need that you wanted to help meet?
Were you driven to make a difference in the lives of others?
Was it the gratification of seeing your efforts benefit others?
If you are searching for a company with a commitment to ethics, integrity, honesty, and exceptional patient outcomes, your search is over. We hope you will consider becoming a part of the Valir PACE family!
The Highest Standard of Care – We Are Valir Health.
Currently seeking bilingual HAA's who speak Spanish or Vietnamese in order to meet the needs of our Spanish speaking and Vietnamese speeking participants!
Valir Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Benefits Summary for Full-Time Employees
Valir Health is pleased to offer our employees a superior employee benefits package. Our benefits plans emphasize choice, giving employees the opportunity to design an overall package that meets their individual needs. Below you will find a summary of our complete benefits package. We will be happy to provide full details upon request.
Paid time off
Dental and vision plans
Flexible spending accounts
Optional Longevity Bonus Plan
Voluntary Discount Programs
Home Care for Elderly in their Own Homes
Valir’s caring team is happy to take care of light chores around the house that our seniors might struggle with.
We can help with daily tasks such as:
Making the bed
Cleaning up spills
Other light household choresWe can also help organize medications if that’s something the participant needs help with.
Valir PACE understands that older adults often struggle with bathing tasks, which can make maintaining hygiene difficult, if not impossible.
If this situation sounds familiar, let us help with things like getting in and out of the shower, washing hair, and any other bathing assistance as needed. With our help, your loved one can maintain proper hygiene without losing independence.
Light Meal Preparation
Meal preparation is another household task older adults often have difficulty with, and one we’re ready and willing to make easier.
Our Home Care team is experienced at putting together simple, nutritious meals and snacks to ensure our program participants receive their caloric intake and nutritional needs at home.
Responsible for the provision of activities of daily living as identified by the Home Care Coordinator on the plan of care.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Licenses or Certifications: Home Health Aide 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. Minimum one year experience working with a frail, elderly population. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Exhibits caring attitude toward patients and families. Must be mature and able to cope with the demands of the job. Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese is beneficial. 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 100# from floor to 19” and 19” to 25”(Occasional) Stand(Constant) Walk up to .25 mile(Frequent) Sit(Occasional) Sustained Forward bending in standing(Occasional) Sustained squat(Occasional) Kneeling(Occasional) Push/Pull up to 75# of force at 36”(Frequent) Repetitive squat(Occasional) Full body range of motion(Constant) Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant) Front Carry – two handed carry of 25# up to 20 feet(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 X *potential electric shock X *frequent, repetitive motions X *x-ray electro-magnetic energy X *Other (as listed) *high pitched noises X *needles or other sharp objects X 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.
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