In-Home Caregiver - Weekly Pay
Company: LHC Group
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Company Overview We have an opening for a home health aide to
join our growing team. You will be tasked with helping patients
with personal hygiene, minor medical needs, housekeeping, and other
daily needs as required by the patient. To excel in this role, you
should have an interest in health care and the ability to work with
limited supervision keeping the patient's needs as your top
priority. The Home Health Aide is responsible for providing
patients with in-home personal care aide and designated health
related aide services to maintain the patient's physical and
emotional well-being, while following the written plan of care,
Medicare/Medicaid regulations and agency policies and procedures.
We offer WEEKLY PAY, Flexible Schedules, and Paid Travel Time! We
also offer a monthly virtual class if you do not have experience.
Home Care by Black Stone, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred
post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families
nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute
care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality,
cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health
at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have
partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the
home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group,
because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about
helping people. Essential Functions Provides or assists clients
with activities of daily living including: bathing in bed, tub or
shower; care of hair including shampoo, combing and brushing; care
of teeth and mouth including denture care; nail care, filing only;
skin care including pericare and applying lotion; transfer of
patient from bed to chair and to wheelchair. Transfer of patients
on and off bedpan, commode and toilet. Assist client in preparing
for bed. Position patient in bed as directed. Assists with
ambulation including with cane, walker and crutches. Personal care
dressing of client. Medication reminder. Live-in and Sleep Over's:
Secures clients home for the night and provides reassurance by
being present at the clients home during the night time hours.
(Washington and Oregon does not provide this service) tilize the
E.V.V. (Electronic Visit Verification) program as applicable.
Assists with household tasks directly essential to client's
personal care. Accompanies client to medical appointments or
shopping if necessary and performing other essential errands.
Measures and records oral, rectal, and auxiliary temperatures,
pulse and respiration, and blood pressure when ordered within the
training limitations of the aide Prepares meals as required based
upon client's preferred diet. May need to feed client if required.
Provides clean and safe environment within the home including safe
use of equipment such as side rails, oxygen, wheelchairs, Hoyer
lifts, etc. Ensures confidentiality of client records and
information. Records and reports activities related to personal
care responsibilities, as required. Responds promptly to client
requests. Documents all client related activities in a timely
manner. Reports observations of the client's condition to the
Branch Manager or Office Assistant. Notifies the Branch Manager
immediately if any incidents or accidents occur. Participates in
performance improvement inservices. Drives safely, complies with
traffic regulations, and wears a seat belt when business travel is
required. Reacts to change productively and performs other
job-related tasks and duties as assigned. Education & Experience
Experience Desired Six months experience in home care preferred.
Skill Requirements Ability to work flexible hours as required to
meet identified patients needs. Ability to function in any home
situation regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, disability,
or financial condition of the patient. Able to work independently.
Ability to multi-task, self-directed, good time management skills,
courteous, and common sense. Good communication, writing, and
organizational skills. Must possess the disposition and personality
to work harmoniously with a wide variety of people and their
families keeping personal matters confidential. Must possess a
strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the
organization. Ability to adapt to changing organizational needs.
Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.
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