Home Care Home Health Aide - Per Diem
Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association | Concord, NH
Home Care Home Health Aide (LNA) - Per Diem
Reporting to the Paraprofessional Clinical Manager, the Concord Regional VNA Home Care Home Health Aide performs personal care, designated health-related services for client's in their homes under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. The Home Care Home Health Aide interacts with client’s family members, facility staff and other healthcare team members while maintaining professional standards.
Essential Job Functions
Follows care plan in providing basic care and services to the client including assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL): walking, bathing, shaving, mouth care, grooming, eating transfers, and management of incontinence.
Communicates with nurses involved in the resident’s care plan; observes, records and reports changes in resident’s condition, status, or other pertinent information to the nursing staff clearly, concisely and in a timely manner.
Documents care provided to the resident accurately in accordance to the agency’s guidelines.
Complies with the Agency visit documentation, time entry and electronic scheduling requirements.
Communicates clearly and courteously with others.
Practices safe work habits and proper body mechanics.
Arrives on time to visits and completing visits within the scheduled time allowed.
Attends Agency meetings and in-service programs.
Other Job Functions
Assists client with homemaking tasks, medication assistance, and wound care according to the patient's care plan.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements
- High school diploma/GED, accompanied by current New Hampshire LNA license
- One year of recent experience as an Licensed Nursing Assistant
- Reliable automobile
- Automobile Insurance
- Valid Driver’s license
- Ability to meet all Post-Offer Pre-employment requirements (including physical capacity exam, background checks, etc.)
- If hired, be available Monday-Friday for the first weeks of employment to complete the required training.
- Ability to understand and carry out directions and instructions
- Ability to work with minimum supervision
- Ability to read, write and speak English
The employee will be exposed to a variety of uncontrolled work environments. The employee may be exposed to all kinds of weather conditions while driving to and from work assignments. The employee may also be exposed to blood and bodily fluids, virus, disease and infection from patients and environmental hazards in the work environment. The employee may be required to work extended periods of time using a mobile device.
This position requires the ability to frequently enter and exit and/or sit in an automobile for prolonged periods while commuting to work assignments.
Ability to talk and hear; read, write and speak in English, normal or correctable vision, and hearing.
Intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as lifting and supporting patients.
Ability to minimally lift up to 50 lbs. and the ability to provide up to 75% assistance for patient transfers.
Ability to frequently enter and exit and/or sit in an automobile for prolonged periods while commuting to work assignments.