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Provides personal care and support services to patients in their homes. Assists patient with prescribed home exercise program and is directly responsible to case manager. Coordinates with Home Health team to best meet needs of patient.+
Essential Functions:
+ Assists with and provides personal care to patients, with RN or PT/OT/ST supervision, as assigned, including bathing, skin care, oral hygiene, foot care, toileting/elimination, and clean dressing changes as directed by R.N or PT/OT.
+ Assists patients to carry out their prescribed therapeutic regimen under supervision of the case manager or other disciplines participating in the patient's care plan, including active/assistive range of motion and positioning, safe transfer techniques and ambulation, and active/assistive exercises.
+ Provides household chore services essential to healthcare at home as assigned, including meal preparation, linen change, personal laundry of patient, and dishwashing.
+ Observes , reports to case manager, and documents patient's status, i.e., weight, vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure) and care or service furnished. Understands elements of body function and changes in body function that must be reported to RN or PT/ST/OT, and reports these in timely manner
+ Recognizes and handles emergency situations as directed until help arrives.
+ Understands and applies basic infection control procedures. Maintains clean, safe and healthy environment for patients.
+ With direction from case manager, educates patients and caregivers in appropriate self-care techniques.
+ Participates in multidisciplinary team conferences. Attends continuing education and in-service training programs to keep current of patient care techniques/needs. Maintains educational record and provides evidence of education/training (minimum 12 hours/year).
+ Reviews the medical record to validate assignment and HCA orders.
+ Participates in performance improvement activities. Assists with development and implementation of department's workplan. Performs clinical record audits.
+ Prepares weekly schedule of patient visits for self and keeps Supervisor or Intake Coordinator appraised of schedule changes and openings for other added visits. Submits documentation in timelines specified by home health standards and completes a daily visit log.
+ Rotates weekends and holidays with other HCAs as assigned.
+ Follows all applicable laws, rules and recommendation for safe driving while on duty.
Basic Qualifications:
+ Two years home health, hospital or SCF Aide experience.
+ Completion of a nurse aide program or equivalent related experience.
+ Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.
+ Valid driver's license.
+ Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, customer service, interpersonal relations, oral communication, quality management, teamwork and written communication
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Employed as home care, hospital or skilled care facility aide within last 24 consecutive months.
TITLE: Home Care Aide
LOCATION: Honolulu, Hawaii
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.


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