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Home Health Aide Hospice

Valir Health
Oklahoma City

Job Description

Responsible for the provision of activities of daily living as identified by the RN Case Manager on the plan of care.

Qualifications

Licenses or Certifications: Home Health Aide certification

Total Education, Vocational Training, and Experience: HS Diploma or equivalent with certification as a Nursing Assistant. Certified to pass Home Health Aide Competency Test and Skilled Competency Checklist. One year of Home Health Aide or LTCF experience.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Exhibits caring attitude toward patients and families. Must be mature and able to cope with the demands of the job.

PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Ability to speak, hear, and read English

Ability to perform computer skills

Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations

CRITICAL DEMANDS:

Lift up to 50# from the floor to 36(Occasional) Stand(Frequent)

Sustained forward bending(Occasional) Sit(Frequent)

Front Carry with 25# for 15 feet(Occasional) Climb stairs(Occasional)

Push up to 75# of force at 36(Occasional) Sustained Squat(Occasional)

Full Body range of motion(Constant) Repetitive Squat(Occasional)

Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant) Kneeling(Occasional)

Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Indoor climate-controlled environment. Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards. Daily travel with exposure to outdoors elements. Must have reliable transportation and maintain adequate automobile insurance coverage.

Working Conditions:

Potential hazards include:

Exposure to

None

Some

Frequent

Very Frequent

Exposure to

None

Some

Frequent

Very Frequent

* toxic/caustic chemicals

X

*blood or body fluids

X

*extreme conditions, hot or cold

X

*communicable diseases

X

*dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)

X

*unprotected heights

X

*moving mechanical parts

X

*CRT (computer) monitor

X

X

*potential electric shock

X

*frequent, repetitive motions

X

*x-ray electro-magnetic energy

X

*Other (as listed)

*high pitched noises

X

*needles or other sharp objects

X

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED

Equipment used for patient care. Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc. Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.

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Qualifications

Licenses or Certifications: Home Health Aide certification

Total Education, Vocational Training, and Experience: HS Diploma or equivalent with certification as a Nursing Assistant. Certified to pass Home Health Aide Competency Test and Skilled Competency Checklist. One year of Home Health Aide or LTCF experience.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Exhibits caring attitude toward patients and families. Must be mature and able to cope with the demands of the job.

PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Ability to speak, hear, and read English

Ability to perform computer skills

Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations

CRITICAL DEMANDS:

Lift up to 50# from the floor to 36(Occasional) Stand(Frequent)

Sustained forward bending(Occasional) Sit(Frequent)

Front Carry with 25# for 15 feet(Occasional) Climb stairs(Occasional)

Push up to 75# of force at 36(Occasional) Sustained Squat(Occasional)

Full Body range of motion(Constant) Repetitive Squat(Occasional)

Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant) Kneeling(Occasional)

Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Indoor climate-controlled environment. Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards. Daily travel with exposure to outdoors elements. Must have reliable transportation and maintain adequate automobile insurance coverage.

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