Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA)

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/30/2024 11:55 AM)
Requisition ID
2024-29588
# of Openings
4
Area of Interest
Nursing
Company
Elderwood
Location
Elderwood Village at Bassett Park
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
various full-time or part-time
Salary
Pay: $16.00 -$21.00 / hour

Salary

Pay: $16.00 -$21.00 / hour

Overview

Elderwood is in growth mode and currently looking for a Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA) to join our team!

 

Various full-time or part-time schedules available.

 

Must have a valid HHA certification. 

 

New: eligible employees can opt out of elective benefits including medical and PTO to earn and additional 16% on top of your base rate!

 

Are you looking to further your career with a company that cares about YOU? Are you a highly motivated individual that can create a supportive and nurturing environment for our Seniors? We are looking for a compassionate and qualified Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA) who has a passion for caring about our Residents. Does this sound like the perfect fit? You're in the right place! It's time for you to love your job and work for a company that cares about you! Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA) assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing personal care support. Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA) ensure that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times. 

 

RCA/HHA team members will assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing personal care support. This position is responsible for meeting the physical and emotional needs of residents under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse ensuring that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.

Employee Perks!

401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Truly make a difference in our residents' lives while providing top notch care, Tuition reimbursement program

Responsibilities

Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA) Essential Job Functions:

 

1.  Ability to assist residents with Daily Living Activities as needed that may include meal assistance,
     grooming, medication management, showering, dressing/undressing, toileting, skin care.
2.  Ability to use hands, arms and fingers in repeated motions that include ability to feel or operate
     objects, tools, or controls including grasping and turning motions.
3. Ability to move and walk quickly and steadily in an emergency situation.
4.  Ability to assist with wheelchair transport of resident(s).
5.  Ability to apply/utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.
6. Responsible for responding immediately to residents’ requests.
7. Assists residents with the following Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s), according to their plan of care, individual needs and care preferences.
  •   Bathing
  •   Dressing
  •   Eating
  •   Exercise
  •   Housekeeping
  •   Meal Preparation
  •   Assisting with Medical Supplies/Equipment
  •    Positioning
  •   Grooming
  •   Toileting
  •   Transferring
  •   Personal Emergency Response
  •    Routine Skin Care
  •   Laundering of Clothing
8.  Notifies Supervisor of changes in residents conditions or needs:
       a.  Receives report about status of residents from nurse prior to providing care.
       b. Follows plan of care in providing daily living and personal care services for resident.
       c.  Informs nurse after providing personal care services and weighing residents and other services
              or tasks as assigned.
9.  Maintains facility standards for resident care by:
      a.  Maintains knowledge of protecting rights of residents.
      b.  Ensures that all residents are treated with respect and kindness.
      c.  Reports to nurse in charge about facility equipment that needs repair, unsafe conditions
           in room or on the floor, or personal needs of residents.
      d.  Completes at least twelve (12) hours of in-service programs annually to reinforce or enrich
           knowledge of resident needs and care.
      e.  Demonstrates respect for personal possessions of residents and helping maintain an
           orderly pleasant environment on the floor for staff and residents.
10.  Assists with service in the dining room for all meals as needed. Maintain facility standards for
        service and customer focus techniques.
11.  Informs nurse responsible for the care of resident and document duties performed as necessary
        before leaving for break or end of shift.
12.   Observes and practices confidentiality of resident information and privacy when performing job
       duties.
13. Performs assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals established for this
       position and for all staff members of this facility.
14. Attends facility meetings, staff meetings and required or preferred in-services.
15. Generates and develops ideas which improve the quality of care for residents or increase position
       productivity and satisfaction.
16.  Performs all position duties according to safety rules and practices required for this position and as
       required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents and visitors.
17.  Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to reference
        them.
18.  Exhibits the highest level of customer service towards residents, staff and visitors.
19.  Consistently demonstrates the ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in
       order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary.
20.   Utilizes electronic timekeeping system as directed.
21.   Arrives to work on time, regularly, and works as scheduled.
22.   Recognizes and follows the dress code of the facility including wearing name tag at all times.
23.   Follows policy and procedure regarding all electronic devices, computers, tablets, etc.  
24.   Supports and abides by Elderwood’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
25.   Abides by Elderwood’s businesses code of conduct, compliance and HIPAA policies.
26.   Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, management staff or Administrator.

 

Qualifications

Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA) Educational Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Eighteen (18) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Certification by an approved basic training program in home health aide services approved by the Department of Health and possess written evidence of such certification.
  • Must maintain current annual skills testing approval.
  • Ability to assist residents with all aspects of Daily Living Activities including bathing, toileting, and transferring.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds; Occasional 2 person lift up to 120 pounds

Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA) Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to verbally communicate well with residents, families and staff members.
  • Ability to read and understand task assignments, ability to report verbally and provide written documentation as required.
  • Display of genuine concern for the elderly; a dependable, patient and compassionate attitude towards residents.  Respectful demeanor of residents' rights and wishes.
  • Ability to cooperate and maintain respectful treatment with others.
  • Sense of responsibility, maturity, diplomacy and ability to work well with residents, families and other staff members.   
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks to a high degree of excellence and cleanliness.
  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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