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Intrinsic Home Care, Inc *Home Health Aide (HHA) in Crown Point, Indiana

Job Summary:AAA Hoosier Home Healthcare Specialists is looking or a Home Health Aides to assist in covering patient's in Northwest Indiana. Multiple hours are available throughout Lake County. Job duties will be to provide supportive and personal services for the patients with consideration of dignity and privacy. Provide personal care and hygiene to home health patients.Qualifications/Educational Requirements:Graduate of an accredited High School or equivalent preferred.Ability to read, write and follow directions.Must be a certified nursing assistant with proof of certification or a Home Health Aide certification.Demonstrate compassion, responsibility, and cheerful attitude.Responsibilities/essential functions:The person in this position must be able to perform the following essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.Provide only those services written in the plan of care and received as written instructions from the registered nurse supervisor as permitted under State law. May provide assistance with the following ADLs /IADLS during each visit: mobility, transferring, walking, grooming, bathing, dressing or undressing, eating, or toileting. Some examples of assistance include:Helping the patient with a bath, care of the mouth, skin and hair;Helping the patient to the bathroom or in using a bedpan or urinal;Helping the patient to dress and/or undress;Helping the patient in and out of bed, assisting with ambulation;Helping the patient with prescribed exercises which the patient and the health aide have been taught by appropriate personnel; andPerforming such incidental household services essential to the patients health care at home that are necessary to prevent or postpone institutionalization;May perform care assigned by a registered nurse if the delegation is in compliance with current standards of nursing practice.Shall complete a clinical note for each visit, which must be incorporated into the record at least on a weekly basis.Follow the instructions of the professional nurse/therapist in providing care.Perform and record accurate measurements (i.e. vital signs, or intake/output as instructed in the care plans).Observe and report any safety hazards found in the clients home or any significant observations regarding the client.Attend staff meetings, attend/complete 12 hours of annual in-services, and participates in orientation of new employees.Report patient complaints to the RN.Maintain patient confidentiality/adheres to HIPAA requirements and agency policy and procedures manual.Possess the ability to follow written and oral instructions.Report abnormal findings in patients conditions as observed and per care plan to RN.Job Types: Full-time, Part-time