Home Health Aide, PRN

Expiring today

Location
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-WASHINGTON
Posted
Jun 09, 2021
Closes
Jun 21, 2021
Ref
2100003K
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Home Care Aide assists professional nursing staff to perform nursing care activities to patients with an assigned unit and functions as a team member in patient care.

JOB FUNCTIONS

Essential job duties:
  1. Safeguards the rights of the patient and protects all patient information in a confidential manner quickly and politely.
  2. Signs of suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation are recognized and reported to supervisor immediately.
  3. Reports to Supervisor at least at beginning and end of each work day per Agency policy. Established schedule is met.
  4. Ensure to wear the proper personal protective equipment is utilized such as gowns, gloves, eyewear, etc.
  5. Assist with learning experience for new Home Health Aide. Takes responsibility for patient's welfare while with new Home Health Aide during Home Health Aide orientation.
  6. Equipment is available and kept in good condition and properly stored.
  7. All patient supplies are charged correctly and appropriately. Supplies are accounted for and waste is avoided.
  8. Ensure all work output is thorough, accurate, and meets quality standards.
  9. Meets average productivity standards on a timely basis.
  10. Able to be relied upon to meet work schedules and fulfill responsibilities and commitments.
  11. Awareness of and respect for others is exhibited. Is usually in control of self. Usually gets along well with fellow employees, supervisor and others.
  12. Flexible in thinking and responds to or conforms to changing, new, or unexpected.
  13. Takes responsibility for own clinical practice.
  14. Attends all clinical practice and all team conferences and attendance is documented.
  15. Attends all required in-services and attendance is documented.
  16. Appropriate care is given, documented, and reported to the responsible nursing staff.
  17. Primary nurse is notified promptly of any significant change in patient conditions.
  18. All clinical skills as demonstrated on the Skills Checklist & Demonstration (Attachment A)
  19. As warranted will assist cognitively capable adults by providing medication reminders
  20. Certified Nursing Assistant will not administer medication to clients.


Other job duties:
  1. Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Required Experience :

Must have one year previous experience or training as a PCA/CNA/GNA/Home Health Aide in health care; enabling them to successfully complete the HSC Home Care Competency Evaluation. Basic computing knowledge and skills preferred. Ability to speak read and write English fluently. Bi-lingual preferred.

License/Certifications:

Home Health Aide licensure from the District of Columbia and CPR certification

Required Education:

High school graduate or equivalent required. Home Health Aide Certification.

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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