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Certified Home Health Aide - Per Diem Days

Company: Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Under supervision of the registered nurse, this position is assigned to provide personal care to patients in their home, to assist them in meeting their activities of daily living, meet the patient's personal needs and promote comfort. Further, it is required that the home health aide develops and maintains satisfactory and cooperative relationships with the interdisciplinary team.

Core Competencies

Address basic human needs in a respectful and caring manner, and documents interventions in EMR

Adheres to Infection prevention

Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care

Communicates effectively with the patient, family, and medical staff during the continuum of care

Complies with Joint Commissions national patient safety goals

Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals

Establishes priorities to carry out an established care plan according to patient needs

Identifies common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process

Maintains cooperative working relationships with members of the hospital team

Maintains regulatory compliance consistent with quality standards and ethical obligations of the profession

Participates in activities in alignment with the Magnet Model

Participates in organizational activities

Participates in professional development activities

Performs as a preceptor in an active and engaged manner

Provides care within scope of practice as directed by other members of the healthcare team

Re-enforces patient and family education under the direction of the RN throughout hospitalization

Reinforces age-specific individualized care that supports protection from harm and complies with patient safety centered interventions/bundles

Supports patient care within scope of a practice as directed by other
members of the healthcare team

Utilizes resources in an economical manner

Utilizes Safe Patient Handling

Department Specific Competencies

Adheres to annual I will statements.

Education

Degree

Program

N/A

Other

Additional Information

Completion of state approved Home Health Aide Educational/Training Program.

Experience

Number of Years Experience

Type of Experience

N/A

Additional Information

Must have completed the home health aide training mandated by the Conditions of Participation and be currently listed in good standing on the state nurse aide registry as a Home Health Aide.

License / Certification Requirements

Home Health Aide Certification

BCLS or ACLS Certification from the Amercian Heart Association

Drivers license, auto insurance and reliable transportation

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