Ephrata, PA | Nursing Support | Tracking Code: 87821

Home Health Aide - Lebanon - Day

Diana Stump
Diana Stump
Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Nursing Assistant and Psychiatric Technician Virtual Interviews
Monday, December 12, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Learn more about Nursing Assistant and Psychiatric Technician positions at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital and WellSpan Philhaven.
DEC
12
Nursing Assistant and Psychiatric Technician Virtual Interviews

Full-Time (80 Hours Biweekly)

CNA License, Required 

 

Job Description

Under the direction of the primary home health/hospice nurse or therapist (primary clinician) and in accordance with a written plan of care, provides the following services to assigned patients: personal care, assistance with procedures as an extension of therapy services and assistance with ambulation and exercise; performs household services related to maintaining a safe and healthful environment. Assists the patient and family to maintain an optimum level of independent functioning.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Provides personal care, assistance with procedures as an extension of therapy services and assistance with ambulation and exercise according to a written plan of care developed by the primary nurse or therapist.
  2. Performs household services to maintain a safe and healthful environment for the patient as assigned.
  3. Assists in assessing patient/family needs and makes recommendations to the primary nurse or therapist.
  4. Encourages independence, self-help and use of assistive devices according to established plan of care.
  5. Provides a stabilizing influence within the home, thereby promoting the mental health of the patient and family.
  6. Carries out the written plan of care as established by the primary clinician. The primary clinician will provide supervisory visits in the home every two weeks.
  7. Promptly reports significant observations or changes in the patient's condition or family situation to the primary clinician or, in their absence, to the appropriate manager/coordinator.
  8. Maintains established schedule and reports any necessary changes immediately.
  9. Submits complete, accurate, neat and timely records according to established policy.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 6 months: will satisfactorily complete a competency evaluation program to include a written test and skills checklist. If no prior training or experience, will satisfactorily complete the home health aide course, pass a written test and demonstrate the ability to perform the functions of this position by passing a skills checklist.
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Preferred Experience:
    • Preferred Experience Experience in working with elderly patients
  • Required Certification:
    • Current Certified Nursing Assistant license in PA; CPR certification

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