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Home Health Aide, Full Time

Company: CenterWell Home Health
Location: Stratford
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:



A Home Health Aide ( HHA ): Provides direct patient care to patient under direction of the RN and according to the Aide Plan of Care (POC). Correctly assists the patient with self-administered medications by opening bottle caps for the patient, reading medication labels to the patient, checking the dose being self-administered against the prescribed dose on the container label and observing the patient takes the medication Consistently takes accurate temperature, pulse and blood pressure measurements and recognizes and reports abnormal results to supervisor Helps patient maintain good personal hygiene by performing or supervising bathing, grooming, skin care, shaving, oral care, nail/foot care and other activities Assists in feeding patients. Is able to communicate basic principles of nutrition, observe and record food and fluid intake when necessary. Safely positions patient for meals and feeds or assists in self feeding Assists with patient toileting including use of bed pan/urinal, change and position catheter bags and bag change procedures on well-regulated ostomies Provides necessary skills to safely assist the patient with patient mobility, exercises, positioning/turning, transfers and ambulation per Plan of Care and Kindred at Home policy Provides necessary skills to appropriately report changes and document pertinent information and care rendered to patient to ensure continuity of care. Documents interactions with patients, caregivers, doctors and other staff members appropriately, legibly, thoroughly and in the amount of time allowed Practice acceptable infection control principles. Provide a clean, safe and comfortable environment Willingly assists with other household duties including light laundry, bed changing and bed making, light meal preparation, light housekeeping and shopping (if no other assistance is available and an MD order is present). Required Experience/Skills: High school diploma or equivalent Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide Program within the last 24 months Must meet applicable state certification requirements A valid driver's license, auto insurance, and reliable transportation are required Must be in good standing on the HHA Registry (if applicable) and have completed HHA/CNA course to work for a Medicare certified agency. At least one year experience in the last 24 months as a Home Health Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant in a hospital, nursing home, home health/hospice agency. This role requires full COVID-19 vaccination

Required Qualifications

CPR certification

* Current State License as a Certified Nursing Assistant
* This role is considered patient facing and is part of Humana's Tuberculosis (TB) screening program. If selected for this role, you will be required to be screened for TB.
* This role is part of Humana's Driver safety program and therefore requires an individual to have a valid state driver's license and proof of personal vehicle liability insurance with at least 100,000/300,000/100,000 limits
* Excellent customer service
* Strong clinical background
* Strong sense of engagement to be a team player
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Preferred Qualifications

* High School Diploma or GED
* Knowledge of primary care medicine requirements (state specific).
* Working knowledge of clinical operations
* 3 - 5 years' experience in telephone triage
* Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience
* Previous RN or Medical Assistant experience
* Ability to type 25-30 words per minutes accurately

Additional Information

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay at the time of posting in Stratford, Connecticut. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

$32,500 - $44,650

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, "Humana") offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

Keywords: CenterWell Home Health, Stratford , Home Health Aide, Full Time, Healthcare , Stratford, Connecticut

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