Home Health Aide (Pool) Job
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital - Albuquerque, NM

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Post by Jobing - Home Health Aide (Pool) Job Job Number: 1320455 Location: Albuquerque, NM Date Posted: 4/10/2014 Full Job Title: Home Health Aide (Pool) Description The Home Health Aide is responsible for: – providing personal care services to the patients – assisting the Director of Home Health, RN's, and therapists in completing tasks that support patient care activities – provides patient care under the supervision of the RN and therapist staff. Job Code: 100218 Qualifications License or Certification: – CPR certification– C.N.A as required by state; preferred in others– Current driver's license required and access to reliable auto for home visits is required.Education, Training and Years of Experience: – HS graduate or GED– Previous home health experience preferred– Must possess and be able to demonstrate skills relative to the care of adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.Machines, Equipment Used: – General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.Physical Requirements: – Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.– Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability to push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.Compliance: – Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.– Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.Skills and Abilities: – Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.– Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail–oriented manner.– Ability to work independently without supervision.Environmental Conditions: – Daily exposure to unpredictable elements in patients? homes including various and unpredictable situations.– Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.– May be exposed to infectious or contagious diseases.– May work under stressful circumstances at times.Proficiency or Productivity Standards: – Meets established attendance standards.– Adheres to department dress code including wearing ID badge.– May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or nights. – May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.– Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.– May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.– May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.