Certified Nurse Aide
Company: Traditions Health, LLC
Location: Myrtle Beach
Posted on: November 27, 2022
Primary function is to provide personal healthcare and related
services to the patient/client in his or her place of residence; to
assist in providing a safe and clean environment, work
cooperatively with the patient/client and family and share
observations and problems with the supervisor. Works under the
direction and supervision of a registered nurse.Job
Qualifications:Education: High School Diploma Preferred.Licensure:
Must have a current driver's license.Experience: At least one year
experience preferred as a Home Health Aide or Nursing Assistant in
a hospital, nursing home or home health agency. Must have
successfully completed a State-established or other training and
competency evaluation program that meets State and Federal
requirements, or a competency evaluation program that meets State
and Federal requirements, or a State licensure program that meets
State and Federal requirements for aide training and competency
evaluation. An individual is not considered to have completed a
training and competency evaluation program, or a competency
evaluation program if, since the individuals most recent completion
of this program(s), there has been a continuous period of 24
consecutive months during none of which the individual furnished
home health aide services described in 42CFR 409.45 for
compensation.Skills: Must be able to read, write, and verbally
report clinical information to patients, representatives, and
caregivers, as well as to other Agency staff. Demonstrates interest
in the welfare of the ill and elderly. Proof of current CPR.
Successful completion of the Aide Competency Evaluation Skills
Checklist and written Skills Test.Transportation: Reliable
transportation. Valid and current auto liability
insurance.Environmental and Working Conditions: Works in
patients'/clients' homes in various conditions, possible exposure
to blood, body fluids, and infectious diseases; Ability to work a
flexible schedule; Ability to travel locally; some exposure to
unpleasant weather.Physical and Mental Effort: Prolonged standing
and walking required. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move
patients/clients. Requires working under some stressful conditions
to meet deadlines, to identify patient/client needs, to make quick
decisions and meet patient/client and family psychosocial needs.
Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Ability to use
durable medical equipment in the home.Essential Functions:
- Provides direct patient/client care under the direction of the
RN and according to the Aide Plan of Care.
- Provides necessary skills to assist patients/clients with safe
transfers and ambulation per Agency policy.
- Appropriately reports changes and documents pertinent
information and care rendered to patients/clients to ensure
continuity of care.
- Practices accepted infection control principles. Provides a
clean, safe, and comfortable environment.
- Promotes positive, supportive, respectful communication to
patients/clients, their families, and other employees.
- Provides an environment which promotes respect for
patients/clients and their privacy and property.
- Provides skills necessary to assist patients/clients with
proper nutrition and adequate fluid intake.
- Contributes to the management and efficient operation of the
Agency and demonstrates effective time management skills.
- Provides skills necessary to perform treatments and procedures
according to Agency policy.
- Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency by
attending 12 hours of in-services per year.
- Promotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policies to
ensure quality of care.Equal Employment Opportunity:Traditions
Health is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to
diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit
discrimination of any kind based on race, color, sexual
orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information,
pregnancy or any other legally protected characteristic. Traditions
Health Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy:Pursuant to the CMS
Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Final Rule effective
February 14, 2022 Traditions Health is required to have policies
and procedures in place to ensure all facility staff, regardless of
clinical responsibility or resident contact (Home health and
hospice employees, Licensed practitioners, Students, trainees, and
volunteers; and Individuals who provide care, treatment, or other
services for the home health and hospice and/or its patients, under
contract or by other arrangement), are either fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 or have been granted a qualifying religious or
medical exemption. All applicants to whom an offer of employment is
made, shall be required, as a condition of employment, to either be
fully vaccinated by their start date, or approved for a medical or
religious exemption. The policies and procedures specified do not
apply to staff who exclusively provide telehealth or telemedicine
services, and staff who provide support services for the home
health and hospice agencies that are performed exclusively outside
of the settings where home health and hospice services are directly
provided to patients and who do not have any direct contact with
patients, families, and caregivers, and other staff. For questions
related to this policy, please contact our talent acquisition
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