Home Health Aide (HHA)

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 15, 2022
Closes
Jul 15, 2022
Ref
1274-C
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Human Touch Home Healthcare is looking for a Home Home Health Aide for our two offices in Washington D.C.

This position REQUIRES a Washington D.C Home Health Aide License.

Job Requirements

The home health aide is a paraprofessional member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient's needs. The home health aide is responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations, and documenting observations and care performed.

The home health aide will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity, and safety of a patient's care.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the home health aide include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Providing personal care including:
    • Baths
    • Back rubs
    • Oral hygiene
    • Shampoos
    • Changing bed linen
    • Assisting patients with dressing and undressing
    • Skincare to prevent breakdown
    • Assisting the patient with toileting activities
    • Keeping the patient's living area clean and orderly, as appropriate
  • Planning and preparing nutritious meals.
  • Assisting in feeding the patient, if necessary.
  • Taking and recording oral, rectal, and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure when ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).

Qualifications:
  • Meets the training requirements in accordance with State and Federal laws.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given.
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.
  • Empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail, and impaired.
  • Possess and maintain current CPR certification.
  • Demonstrates tact, patience, and good personal hygiene.
  • Licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with Organization requirements and is in good working order.

Benefits
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • In-service training
  • Flexible Scheduling - Part-Time, Full Time, day, evening, and night shift available
  • Direct Deposit

Company Overview: Human Touch Home HealthCare has been around for over 23 years, with multiple locations through our Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, and Pennsylvania we offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time. We provide skilled and non-skilled care. Human Touch Home Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status

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