Centerwell Home Health Aide PRN in Farmington, Connecticut
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).
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
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
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
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
Scheduled Weekly Hours
The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time employment at the time of posting in Farmington, 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 per year
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.
Centerwell, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our full accessibility rights information and language options https://www.partnersinprimarycare.com/accessibility-resources