Home Health Aide
Company: PruittHealth Home Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
PruittHealth is a COVID-19 vaccine-mandated employer. All new
Partners are required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or be
willing to get vaccinated within 30 days of employment. We will
consider medical and/or religious exemptions on a case-by-case
At PruittHealth Home Health, we're committed to a lot of things.
But we're especially committed to caring for our patients and
residents, as well as providing our employees with a rewarding
career as a member of our PruittHealth family.
That's why we attract employees who are passionate about providing
the highest quality level of care possible for our patients. We
also attract people who are looking for a home, rather than just a
job - where being part of a family at work is as important as the
type of work they are doing. As a member of our team, you will also
have access a progressive benefits program that reflects our
commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners.
Position: Home Health Aide
Location: XYZ Counties
Assist the patient and patient caregiver with personal hygiene
needs to increase the level of comfort of the patient.
Provide optimal comfort care, dignity and privacy for the
Obtain vital signs of patients as assigned.
Follow procedures for handling medical emergencies or other
incidents that affect the delivery of service.
Report patient progress and problems to supervisory personnel.
Observe and report any changes in condition, including skin
Provide comfort care related to turning and positioning.
Maintain a safe, clean and comfortable environment for the
Assist with meal preparation and related tasks.
Assist with patient transfer, ambulation and exercise of
Provide personal hygiene to patients, including bathing, shaving,
oral hygiene, skin care, dressing, toileting, and hair care.
Coordinate care with the RN Care Manager and/or Clinical
Maintain accurate and current records of visits.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Certificate of completion of a state recognized Home Care Aide
Training Program and supervised clinical practice.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One (1) years of experience working with adults in a healthcare
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current registration in the state Nurse Aide Registry as a
Certified Nurse Aide in state of practice.
Current CPR certification.
Valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)
Home care experience is desirable.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Attend a minimum of 12 hours of annual in-service education and
provide documentation to the agency.
Attend team meetings and staff development in-services.
Communicate well with patients/clients and family members. -Provide
a warm and friendly greeting and an approachable attitude to
families, visitors, and patients/residents/clients. Respond to
expressed concerns with a helpful, caring demeanor. Answer
questions in a professional manner.
Respond to change productively, and handle additional projects as
Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure/JCAHO) and any
subsequently required reports.
Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep
abreast of changes in the field. Maintain current
license/certification as required.
Honor patients/residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment,
self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil
rights, including the right to wage complaints.
Comply with corporate compliance program.
Report job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational
hazards, including exposure to blood and body fluids, as
Follow established safety regulations, including fire protection
and prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.
Follow established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or
working with equipment.
PruittHealth is an innovative, family-owned organization. We're
committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of
services, including skilled nursing care, assisted and independent
living, home health care, hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy
and infusion services, and more.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, all qualified
applicants will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran
Primary Location: Georgia-Rome
Shift: 1st Shift
Job Posting: Dec 30, 2021, 11:59:17 AM
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