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Home Health Aid (CNA) – North Richland Hills, TX

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Home Health Aid (CNA) – North Richland Hills, TX(Job Number:719058)

Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
The majority of your work is in the field at patient’s homes. Hours are typically between 7a and 6p. Candidates must be willing to travel within Forth Worth, Grand Prairie and South of I-820.
Performs personal care, basic delegated tasks, and incidental homemaking to assigned patients under the direction of a registered nurse.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Follows the Home Health Aide Assignment Care Plan
  • Completes Home Health Aide note during visit and turns in within 48 hours
  • Performs other tasks as assigned under the direction of the Registered Nurse
  • Recognizes emergencies and has knowledge of emergency procedures including CPR
  • Participates in the agency's endeavors for accreditation, licensing and professional recognition according to state, federal or CHAPs requirements
  • Participates in home care Performance Improvement Program activities. Participates in periodic review of clinical records
Personal care duties to include:
  • Assisting patient with bathing and skin care
  • Assisting patient to transfer into and out of bed
  • Caring for the patient's hair and teeth
  • Retraining patient in necessary self-help skills
  • Assisting in feeding the patient and promoting adequate fluid intake      
Performs basic tasks
  • Reading and recording temperature, pulse, and respiration
  • Observes, reports, and documents client status and the care or service furnished
  • Performing simple procedures as extensions of therapy services such as assisting with exercises, ambulation, and range of motion as directed by skilled personnel
  • Assisting with medications a physician specifically orders and that are ordinarily self-administered
  • Reports to RN supervisor any changes in patient's condition and needs
  • Assists patient in toileting and elimination
  • Uses safe transfer techniques and ambulation
  • Performs correct anatomical positioning
Performs household duties essential to health care at home to include:
  • Changing the bed
  • Light cleaning
  • Making arrangements to ensure safety and enable the patient to reach necessary supplies or medications
  • Laundering, as necessary, for the patient's comfort and cleanliness
  • Promoting the proper nutrition for the patient by purchasing the necessary food
  • Assisting with the preparation of meals and providing nutritional support
  • Washing the dishes and utensils during the visit

Job Hospice & Home Health Services
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Organization WellMed Medical Mgmt, Inc
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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