Overview

PRN / Per Diem Home Health Aide

** making home health visits throughout Orange & Seminole Counties

(HHA Certification & reliable transportation required)

Nurse on Call - Home Healthcare by Brookdale, is a Medicare certified agency providing home healthcare services. We take pride in our strong reputation for furnishing the high quality skilled nursing, rehabilitation and related services that our patients and their families and physicians expect and deserve. We enrich lives every day.

 Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you’ll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there’s a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.
Responsibilities

Under the supervision of a professional nurse, provides direct care to residents, which reflect Brookdale’s philosophy and standards of home health care. Assists in meeting the residents' individual needs while treating the resident with respect and dignity.

    Assists residents with the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, and getting to and from activities and meals according to the resident care/service plan.

    Allows and encourages residents to do as much of their own care as possible.
    Documents the delivery of quality care in the resident's clinical record.
    Follows infection control and safety policies and guidelines.
    Implements resident care that is accurately, timely and appropriately documented; maintains confidentiality at all times.
    Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly environment for the residents.
    Performs general housekeeping duties as assigned.
    Responds promptly and positively to resident requests for assistance, including emergency pull cords.
    Maintains consistent and concise lines of authority and responsibility with effective communication that promotes a positive working relationship with residents, families, and co-workers.
    Identifies changes in resident status or needs and communicates to the nurse in a timely manner.
    Participates in educational programs.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); and minimum of one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in a health care setting is preferred, but not required.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
In accordance with state law, may need to possess current state certifications and follow regulations to maintain current certification.

 Management/Decision Making
Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with limited independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.

Knowledge and Skills
Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively in English with residents, family members and other associates of the company. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and/or oral form. Uses good judgment in emergency situations, and seeks assistance when needed.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    Standing
    Walking
    Sitting
    Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
    Reach with hands and arms
    Climb or balance
    Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl
    Talk or hear
    Ability to lift:  up to 50 pounds
    Vision
    Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
    Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
    Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
    Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
    Exposure to latex
    Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
    Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

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Part-Time
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Brookdale Lake Mary
2020-50537
64404
05-23-2020
2020-07-22 00:00:00
-- Lake Mary
Lake Mary
Florida
Assists residents with the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, and getting to and from activities and meals according to the resident care/service plan.
Brookdale Lake Mary