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Home Health Aide, Full Time

Company: CenterWell Home Health
Location: Hauppauge
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first -A Home Health Aide ( HHA ):Provides direct patient care to patient under direction of the RN and according to the Aide Plan of Care (POC).Correctly assists the patient with self-administered medications by opening bottle caps for the patient, reading medication labels to the patient, checking the dose being self-administered against the prescribed dose on the container label and observing the patient takes the medicationConsistently takes accurate temperature, pulse and blood pressure measurements and recognizes and reports abnormal results to supervisorHelps patient maintain good personal hygiene by performing or supervising bathing, grooming, skin care, shaving, oral care, nail/foot care and other activitiesAssists in feeding patients. Is able to communicate basic principles of nutrition, observe and record food and fluid intake when necessary. Safely positions patient for meals and feeds or assists in self feedingAssists with patient toileting including use of bed pan/urinal, change and position catheter bags and bag change procedures on well-regulated ostomiesProvides necessary skills to safely assist the patient with patient mobility, exercises, positioning/turning, transfers and ambulation per Plan of Care and CenterWell Home Health policyProvides necessary skills to appropriately report changes and document pertinent information and care rendered to patient to ensure continuity of care. Documents interactions with patients, caregivers, doctors and other staff members appropriately, legibly, thoroughly and in the amount of time allowedPractice acceptable infection control principles. Provide a clean, safe and comfortable environmentWillingly assists with other household duties including light laundry, bed changing and bed making, light meal preparation, light housekeeping and shopping (if no other assistance is available and an MD order is present).Use your skills to make an impact -Required Experience/Skills:High school diploma or equivalentCompletion of Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide Program within the last 24 monthsMust meet applicable state certification requirementsA valid driver's license, auto insurance, and reliable transportation are requiredMust be in good standing on the HHA Registry (if applicable) and have completed HHA/CNA course to work for a Medicare certified agency.At least one year experience in the last 24 months as a Home Health Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant in a hospital, nursing home, home health/hospice agency.Scheduled Weekly Hours40Pay RangeThe compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc. -$35,400 - $48,800 per year -Description of BenefitsHumana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, "Humana") offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.About Us -About CenterWell Home Health: CenterWell Home Health specializes in personalized, comprehensive home care for patients managing a chronic condition or recovering from injury, illness, surgery or hospitalization. Our care teams include nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, home health aides, and medical social workers - all working together to help patients rehabilitate, recover and regain their independence so they can live healthier and happier lives.About CenterWell, a Humana company: CenterWell creates experiences that put patients at the center. As the nation's largest provider of senior-focused primary care, one of the largest providers of home health services, and fourth largest pharmacy benefit manager, CenterWell is focused on whole-person health by addressing the physical, emotional and social wellness of our patients. As part of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), CenterWell offers stability, industry-leading benefits, and opportunities to grow yourself and your career. We proudly employ more than 30,000 clinicians who are committed to putting health first - for our teammates, patients, communities and company. By providing flexible scheduling options, clinical certifications, leadership development programs and career coaching, we allow employees to invest in their personal and professional well-being, all from day one.Equal Opportunity EmployerIt is the policy of ---Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of ---Humana---to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

Keywords: CenterWell Home Health, Brentwood , Home Health Aide, Full Time, Healthcare , Hauppauge, New York

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