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Home Health AideLocation: Granada Hills, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 845922 Date posted: 05/23/2020
- Upholds KP's Policies & Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities & applicable state, federal & local laws
- Assists patient w/ transfers, ambulation, exercises, & prescribed rehabilitation techniques
- Helps patient w/ bathroom or bedpan use
- Provides such incidental household or environmental services as are essential to the patient's health care at home
- This may include doing the patient's personal laundry, keeping bedroom & kitchen in order & reasonably clean (No general housecleaning)
- Prepares some meals or special diets & may prepare food for the patient's consumption between visits
- Enlists & coordinates assistance of friends or family members & encourages the patient to become increasingly self-reliant when possible
- Reports to supervisory RN all changes in the patient's condition or family situation
- Participates in team conferences
- Maintain records related to job responsibilities
- Other appropriate duties consistent w/ the individual's experience which, in the opinion of the physician & the Home Health Team, would improve the quality of patient care & Aide satisfaction
- These duties may include assistance w/ administration of medications ordinarily self administered that have been specifically ordered by the physician
- Would be limited to those medications & patients specifically delegated by the RN to the aide
- The Home Health Aide will not apply any topical medications without a physician's order & specific delegation by the RN to the Aide
- The Home Health Aide may carry out a digital rectal examination for the purpose of removing fecal impactions w/ an order from MD/RN
- Promotes, ensures, & improves customer service to internal/external customers by demonstrating skills which are consistent w/ the organization's philosophy of providing extraordinary customer relations & quality service
- Assume other activities & responsibilities from time to time as directed
- Two (2) years of experience as a Home Health Aide in Home Health Agency OR new graduate from a State Certified Home Health Aide Training Program with a minimum one (1) year of CNA experience
- California Home Health Aid Certification required
- Current valid California driver's license (Class 3)
- Must attach a current CQA driver record information sheet, obtained within the last month
- During the two (2) year period immediately preceding the data of application, must have a driving record, which is free of incidents involving the applicant's negligence
- Also free of citations with forfeit for bail for driving while under the influence of drugs or reckless driving
- Driving record must not reflect more than two (2) moving violations during the same two (2) year period
- License & driving record will be verified
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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