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Home Health Aide (CNA) Homecare Dimensions - Winter Park, FL more...
Location:Winter Park, FL
First posted:June 16, 2017

Opportunities with Homecare Dimensions. For more than 20 years, Homecare Dimensions has been bringing compassionate and skilled care into the homes of patients throughout Orange, Seminole, Osceola, & Brevard County. Our focus on combining empathy with quality of care enables us to effectively act as a supportive partner to primary care providers. And that makes our organization a perfect fit to Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. Career opportunities with Homecare Dimensions provide you with flexibility, autonomy and incredible support. More importantly, youll discover the tools, resources, training and technology that only a leader like Optum can provide. Want to make a bigger difference? Join us and start doing your lifes best work.(sm)

Performs personal care, basic delegated tasks, and incidental homemaking to assigned patients under the direction of a registered nurse.

Primary Responsibilities:

Follows the Home Health Aide Assignment Care Plan
Completes Home Health Aide note during visit and turns in within 48 hours
Performs other tasks as assigned under the direction of the Registered Nurse
Recognizes emergencies and has knowledge of emergency procedures including CPR
Participates in the agency's endeavors for accreditation, licensing and professional recognition according to state, federal or CHAPs requirements
Participates in home care Performance Improvement Program activities. Participates in periodic review of clinical records
Personal care duties to include:

Assisting patient with bathing and skin care
Assisting patient to transfer into and out of bed
Caring for the patient's hair and teeth
Retraining patient in necessary self-help skills
Assisting in feeding the patient and promoting adequate fluid intake
Performs basic tasks:

Reading and recording temperature, pulse, and respiration
Observes, reports, and documents client status and the care or service furnished
Performing simple procedures as extensions of therapy services such as assisting with exercises, ambulation, and range of motion as directed by skilled personnel
Assisting with medications a physician specifically orders and that are ordinarily self-administered
Reports to RN supervisor any changes in patient's condition and needs
Assists patient in toileting and elimination
Uses safe transfer techniques and ambulation
Performs correct anatomical positioning
Performs household duties essential to health care at home to include:

Changing the bed
Light cleaning
Making arrangements to ensure safety and enable the patient to reach necessary supplies or medications
Laundering, as necessary, for the patient's comfort and cleanliness
Promoting the proper nutrition for the patient by purchasing the necessary food
Assisting with the preparation of meals and providing nutritional support
Washing the dishes and utensils during the visit

Required Qualifications:

A minimum of one (1) year full-time experience in direct care in an institutional (hospital or nursing home) facility or in an agency setting within the last five (5) years; or satisfactorily completed a training and competency evaluation program approved by FL DHS; or submit to the Agency documentation from the Director of Programs or Dean of a school of nursing that the individual is a nursing student who has demonstrated competency in providing basic nursing skills in accordance with the schools curriculum; and
Be on the FL DHS nurse aide registry with no findings against the Aide related to patient abuse or neglect or misappropriation of property
Reasoning Ability: Ability to read and draw valid conclusions. Ability to accept direction and learn new tasks
Maintains certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support Course C. Familiarity with medical terminology and equipment
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctors diagnosis of disease
Physical Demands:

Ability to work in a stressful environment. Positive work environment is promoted for all agency employees
Position requires extensive periodic travel within the agency's service area

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual (Spanish/English)

If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Job Keywords: CNA, Certified Nurse Aide, home health aide, home health, bilingual, Winter Park, FL, Florida

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