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Certified Home Care Aid Ft/Pt Miami, Montgomery And Greene County

Company: Fidelity Health Care
Location: Dayton
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Home Care Aide Miami, Montgomery and Greene countiesPosition informationTitle: Home Care AideFacility: Fidelity Health CareJob Reports to: Home Care Aide SupervisorPremier Health Mission, Vision, and ValuesThe Premier Health MissionWe will build healthier communities with others who share our commitment to provide high-quality, cost-competitive health care services.The Premier Health VisionPatients, physicians, and employees will choose Premier Health over any other health care provider in Southwestern Ohio. We will earn their choice, and grow our market leadership by anticipating their needs and exceeding their expectations. - Patients and their families will choose us for our quality outcomes and compassionate care at a competitive price. - Physicians will choose us as collaborative partners for our easy, efficient practice environment and with a shared passion for high-quality medical outcomes. - Our employees will choose us as a great place to work, learn and build a career.The Premier Health Values - RESPECT each person's dignity. - Act with INTEGRITY to do the right thing in all aspects of our responsibilities. - Serve with COMPASSION that embraces each individual's concerns and hopes. - Commit to EXCELLENCE as measured to the highest level of performance.Position SummaryGeneral Summary/Responsibilities:The Home Care Aide is a paraprofessional member of the health care team who works under the supervision of a licensed nurse to perform basic nursing tasks as assigned.DIMENSIONS:Assigned to cases by Scheduling or Supervisor.Scope/Span of Control: N/ASupervisory Responsibilities (if applicable)Supervises FTEs: NoNumber of FTEs Supervised: 0Exercises full management authority including performance reviews, discipline, termination and personnel hiring NoFiscal Responsibilities (if applicable)Annual Revenue in Dollars: N/AAnnual Expense in Dollars: N/AFinancial Accountability: N/APopulation Served Age of Population Served Choose all that apply Infant (birth - less than 1 year) Pediatric/Adolescent (1 - less than 18 years) Adult (18 - 64 years) Geriatric (65 years & older) All Age Groups (Birth & Above) Not ApplicableQualificationsEducationMinimum Level of Education Required: High School completion / GEDAdditional requirements: - Type of degree: N/A - Area of study or major: N/A - Preferred educational qualifications: Home Care Aide Certificate - Position specific testing requirement: N/A - Required: - Must have completed the ninth grade and be able to read, write and follow written instructions and document care given. - Passport personal staff must have obtained a high school diploma or completed GED equivalent - ESP or Elderly Services Program staff must have obtained a high school diploma or completed GED equivalent.Licensure/Certification/Registration - CNA or STNA - CPR CertificationExperienceMinimum Level of Experience Required: 1 3 years of job-related experiencePrior job title or occupational experience: Must have completed a basic aide training program and possess a Certificate of Course Completion or have one year hospital or skilled nursing home experience. The basic aide training program must meet OBRA 87 requirements. Medicare, Medicaid, and Waiver aides must complete a two part competency evaluation. (Part 1 written, Part 2 demonstration of skills.) The score on the written portion must be at least 70% or greater. Private pay and Passport aidesPrior specific functional responsibilities: N/APreferred experience: N/AOther experience requirements: N/AKnowledge/Skills - Must also complete the written portion of the competency evaluation with a score of 70% or greater. - Agency must complete competencies.Must display good physical and emotional health and be capable of stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs. Should demonstrate good personal hygiene.Must be self-directed with the ability to work with little direct supervision and have the maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with the patient, the patient's family and all other office personnel.Must have a sincere interest in and sympathetic attitude toward caring for the sick and disabled at home.Must meet all agency personnel policies and have reliable transportation.Physical Requirements & Working ConditionsPhysical Requirements:Pulling2 Occasionally (11% 40%)Standing3 Frequently (41% 75%)Other sounds3 Frequently (41% 75%)Twisting2 Occasionally (11% 40%)Reaching2 Occasionally (11% 40%)Visual Acuity Near3 Frequently (41% 75%)Walking3 Frequently (41% 75%)Manual Dexterity2 Occasionally (11% 40%)Visual Acuity Far3 Frequently (41% 75%)Sitting2 Occasionally (11% 40%)Use both hands3 Frequently (41% 75%)Vision Color2 Occasionally (11% 40%)Pushing2 Occasionally (11% 40%)Talking3 Frequently (41% 75%)Concentrating3 Frequently (41% 75%)Climbing1 Rarely (0% 10%)Lifting 10 pounds2 Occasionally (11% 40%)Reading4 Consistently (76% 100%)Kneeling1 Rarely (0% 10%)Normal hearing both ears3 Frequently (41% 75%)Thinking4 Consistently (76% 100%)Working Conditions:1. General office environment.2. Climate controlled environment.3. May work some evenings and weekend hours to complete projects or meet the needs of the department.4. May be required to work overtime as defined by the needs of the department.Organizational Standards - Performs total care or assists patients in all activities of daily living and personal care such as, but not limited to, complete or partial bath, oral hygiene, hair care, nail care, assistance with dressing and toileting and elimination. - Demonstrates knowledge of skin care including prevention, monitoring and reporting. - Takes and records accurately vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations) and reports changes to the RN. - Assists patients with transfers, ambulation, exercises and use of assistive devices. - Demonstrates knowledge of normal R.O.M. and positioning. - Meets the safety needs of the patient and uses equipment safely and properly (i.E., assistive devices, oxygen and side rails). Verbalizes and demonstrates knowledge of home safety and safely assisting patients with medications. - Follows all agency policies regarding infection control and employee safety. - Recognizes patient's needs and attends to their requests in a prompt and organized manner. - Maintains a neat and orderly patient environment. - Utilizes appropriate communication skills with the patient, the patient's family and all agency personnel. - Prepares nutritious meals within the patient's diet and assists patient with eating when necessary. Demonstrates adequate knowledge of therapeutic intake and output. - Completes accurate records and carries out all assignments as requested. Is responsible for maintaining minimum weekend on-call, holiday or other requirements established by the department. - Demonstrates respect for patient property and maintains patient confidentiality. - Observes basic elements of body functioning and reports changes to the RN. - Recognizes emergencies and demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures. - Demonstrates reliability and is able to arrive on time to patient assignments, dressed and groomed in a professional manner. - Performs only under the supervision of an RN who has provided written instruction for patient care (Care Plan). Participates in ongoing development of the Plan of Treatment. - Understands safety, equipment management and infection control. - JOB LIMITATIONS: - May not receive orders from a physician. - Will not administer medications or pre-fill insulin syringes, enemas (other than Fleet), tube feedings or rectal suppositories. - May not perform any sterile procedures or perform any intravenous procedures. - May not perform procedures requiring the knowledge, training and skill of a licensed nurse. - Is not authorized to perform non-patient related housework without prior authorization from supervisor.Essential Duties & FunctionsEssentialDuties & Functions:Interacts with family, other disciplines and administrative personnel. Travels within agency service areaOther Duties & Functions: As assignedThe above duties and responsibilities may be essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodations. All job requirements listed include the minimum knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be constructed as an exhausted statement of duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.

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