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Home Health Aide / CNA in Corsicana at Jordan

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Corsicana
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/7/2018

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The home healthaide is responsible  forthe timely performance and documentation  of personal care service delivery  to  the  patient  in  accordance with  accepted  standards  of  practice and regulatory guidelines.  S/heassists the ClinicalTeam Manager in improving the clinical & financial performance of the location.

DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & COMPONENT PROPORTIONS:

I.          Work Flow Necessary to Ensure Clinical & FinancialSuccess      (component proportion:  75%)

1.   Embraces and adheres to the use of electronic documentation via the organization’s software solution.

2.  Completes assigned Work Flow tasks within timeframes allotted bythe Division.

3.   Responds to daily patient assignments and responds in accordancewith Divisional guidelines when s/he will not be able to accept assignments.

4.  Performs and documents home health aide service delivery in accordance with internalpolicy.

5.   Responsible for the submission of all documentation to ensure timelysubmission of agency billing.

6.   Reviews data regarding patientassignments, e.g., Plan of Care, and/or Coordination Notes

priorto service delivery.

7.  Submits request for new supply requisitions when a new supply order is needed.

8.   Participates in the reportingof abnormal findingsto the appropriate healthcare professional,as appropriate.

9.   Participates in patient case conferences and documents ongoing Coordination of Care with other members of the healthcare team.

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II.          QAPI Activities / Home Health Compare Results                             (component proportion: 10%)

1.  Reports and documents Client Complaint & Client OccurrenceEvents, when appropriate.

2.   Participates  in  the  QAPI process of the agency,  seeking  to  identify  opportunities  for performance improvement.

3.   Reports significant patient findingsto the RN Casemanager and/orClinical Team Managerand

collaborates on actions or interventions to be taken.

4.  Reports and documents patients infections per internal policy.

III.         Program Administration Coordination                                              (component proportion: 15%)

1.   Responsible for the appropriate use of agency resources including but not limited to supplies and/or personnelto ensure financial success.

2.   Consistently meets staffingproductivity standards in accordance with Divisional expectations.

3.   Works  to  maintain positive, collaborative  relationships  with  patients, caregivers, referral sources and/or  physicians.

4.   Maintains availability at all times during his/her scheduled hours of work, either in person or bytelecommunications.

5.   Participates in internalstaff meetings and training activities, as assigned.

6.   Collaborates  with members  of the marketing team to assist in identifying potential referral sources, and patients appropriate for home care.


7.  Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

I.          Experience

1.   Minimum of one year of experience as an aide or attendant providing personal care services,preferably in a home health, hospital or skilled nursing facility setting.

2.   Certification as a Nurse Aide within/by the state of licensurepreferred.

II.          Skills & Abilities

1.  Has a positiveattitude and willingnessto learn throughout employment.

2.  Self-starter with excellent verbal and written communicationskills.

3.  Ability to work with both clinical and non-clinical staff members.

4.  Willingnessto learn and utilize software solution, inclusiveof Divisional Work Flow tasks.

5.  Mustbe organized and have the ability to manage multiple tasks & priorities at any given time.

6.  Possesses a firm foundationof basic aide skills.

7.   Willingness to learn home health regulatory standards related to job-specific duties,including but not limited to: OASIS,Conditions of Participation, State-specific licensing rules, diagnosis coding, and internalpolicies.

IV.        Other

1.          General

A.  Mustbe capable of passing a competency test prior to assuming duties.

B.   Mustbe willing and able to attend at least twelve (12) hours of in-servicetraining per year.

C.  Musthave satisfactory references from previous employers.

D.   Mustbe able to pass a background check which may includecriminal history check and OIG sanction screening.

E.   Mustbe willing to submit to and be able to pass a random drug screening.

F.   Must  have  a  dependable vehicle, a  valid  driver’s  license,  and  maintain  vehicularinsurance in accordancewith laws of the State.

2.         Risk Exposure (bloodborne pathogens)

A.  HighRisk.

3.          Physical Requirements

A.  Heavylifting.

B.  Ability to participate in physical activity.

C.  Ability to do extensivebending, lifting and standingon a regular basis.

D.   Ability to work for extended period of time while  standing  and  being  involved in physical activity.