Home Health Certified Nursing Assist PRN Nights in Zephyrhills, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    18014055
  • Job Function
    Home Care
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    West Florida Health Home Care

Job Description


Description
SHIFT TIMES
PRN Nights
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
  • Perform personal care activities and support services for patients in their place of residence as specified in a written assignment.
  • Document personal care and patient care activities rendered according to Home Health Aide Plan of Care.
  • Communicate pertinent information to the RN Case Manager/Supervisor and other team members.
  • Participate in team meetings or review meetings as assigned.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients and families.
  • Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
  • Attends in service training as scheduled, but at a minimum of three (3) hours per quarter for a total of twelve (12) annually.
  • Demonstrate cost-effective practices.
  • Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.
  • Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.
  • Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities.
  • Develop skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities.
  • Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.
  • Maintains current driver’s license, automobile insurance and BLS
Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of home health aide services/tasks.
  • Problem solving abilities.
  • Positive interpersonal communication skills.
  • Team and customer service oriented.
  • Basic computer skills required.

Completion of a minimum of seventy-five (75) hours of documented home health aide training with at least sixteen (16) hours of supervised practical training by a qualified RN covering the following areas:

  • Communication skills
  • Observation, reporting and documentation of patient status and care or service rendered.
  • Reading and recording of TPR.
  • Basic infection control procedures.
  • Basic elements of body functioning and changes in body function that must be reported to the RN or Supervisor.
  • Maintenance of clean, safe and healthy environment.
  • Emergencies and knowledge of emergency procedures.
  • Respect for the patient and their privacy and personal property.
  • Appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene and grooming including:
  • Bed bath.
  • Sponge, tub or shower bath.
  • Shampoo, sink tub or bed.
  • Nail and skin care.
  • Oral hygiene.
  • Toileting and elimination.
  • Safe transfer techniques and ambulation.
  • Passive range of motion and positioning.
  • Ability to record nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Other health-related topics or tasks pertinent to home health services

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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