Home Health Aide/ Personal Care Aide in East Liverpool, OH at EAST LIVERPOOL CITY HOSPITAL

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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  • Location:
    425 West 5th Street
    East Liverpool, OH
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

This full time job is under Ohio Valley Home Care, LLC

The Home Health Aide/Personal Care Aide reports to the Aide Supervisor/Patient Care Coordinator and is responsible for providing safe, quality personal care with respect for the uniqueness and dignity of the individual patient

Knowledge and Abilities
A.Demonstrate knowledge of the current environment of home health care and principles of customer service.
B.Ability to assess data reflecting resource utilization and referral source information.
C.Light to moderate travel to patient homes, seminars, inservices, etc.
D.Knowledge of computers to enter documentation.

Position Duties
A.Provides personal care to patients in accordance with patient?s individual needs, the plan of care and Agency policies and procedures.
B.Observes patient status and reports to the Registered Nurse, Clinical Manager/Designee as appropriate.
C.Participates in Patient Case Conference and contributes to the modification of the plan of care and individualized goals.
D.Encourages patient/family participation in self care as indicated by patient status.
E.Contributes data to multidisciplinary Agency professionals for the coordination of patient care.
F.Participates in orientation of Agency Home Health Aides.
G.Initiates consultation with Registered Nurse and/or Clinical Manager/Designee as issues and concerns arise.
H.Demonstrates consistent educational development through inservice education and maintaining certification per Agency policy and procedure.
I.Participates in Performance Improvement activities, community health screening events, agency committees, staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.
J.Completes assignments effectively and efficiently.
K.Completes clinical and payroll documentation and submits documentation for personnel file per Agency policy and procedure.
L.Practices good guest relations and exhibits the values and mission of the Agency. Maintains patient/employee/Agency confidentiality.
M.Performs other duties as assigned.