Home Health Aide / HHA | PRN

Home Health Aide / HHA | PRN Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Home Health Aide / HHA | PRN to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining and recording accurate vital signs;
  • Assist with self-administered urine tests for sugar, acetone or albumin;
  • Assists only self-directed clients with the self-administration of medications;
  • Caring for physical, emotional, and developmental needs of patient;
  • Assisting with the use of devices for aid to daily living;
  • Preparing clinical notes which includes tasks that were performed and reasons assigned tasks were not performed;
  • Assist with range of motion exercises;
  • Recognizing emergencies, knowledge of emergency procedures and basic home safety;
  • Changes clean, non-sterile, dry dressings for simple, chronic wounds;
  • Assisting with the change of ostomy appliances for stable, chronic stomas (no irrigation);
  • Answer client questions about self-care techniques and give instructions that will assist family, client, and family/support in providing care;
  • Assist clients with proper exercises and assist PT in the rehabilitation for client when applicable;
  • Lift, turn, and weigh clients as appropriate;
  • Help client maintain personal hygiene and assist with all aspects of activities of daily living;
  • Bathe clients, assist with showers and partial baths as appropriate.

Requirements:

  • Current CPR Certification preferred and as required by state regulations;
  • Successful completion of an approved Home Health Aide training program as required by state and/or federal guidelines;
  • 6 months of experience as an Home Health Aide in healthcare (home care or facilities);
  • Auto liability insurance and a current and unrestricted drivers licences is required;
  • Strongly preferred CNA license or as required by state regulation;
  • High school graduate or GED;
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) strongly preferred;
  • Minimum of 1 year of full-time experience in direct client care in an institutional setting (hospital or nursing facility);
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a home health or hospice setting;
  • Must be registered and listed in good standing on the Nurse Aide Registry in the state of employment.