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Male HHA/PCA Needed in Medford

Company: Maxim Healthcare Service
Location: Westbury
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Salary: $20.22 / Per Hour

NEED TO BE A CERTIFIED HHA/PCA

The Home Health Aide (HHA) is a member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Therapist. The HHA performs various personal care services, as necessary, to meet the patient's needs. The HHA provides service in accordance with Maxim's philosophy, standards and policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Observes and documents patient condition and reports any changes, to the assigned nurse supervisor.

Communicates in a constant, clear, and effective way with the client, family/caregiver and office

Responsible for assisting patient with and per plan of care, the following;

Baths

Back rubs

Oral hygiene

Shampoos

Changing bed linen

Dressing and undressing

Skin care to prevent breakdown

Toileting activities

Keeping patient's living area clean and orderly, as appropriate

Planning and preparing nutritious meals

Feeding

Incontinence care

Practice basic infection control standards

Changing the patient's position in bed or wheelchair

Taking and recording oral, rectal and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure when ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency)

Safe transfer and ambulation techniques

Exercise according to the plan of care

Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency)

Self-administration of medication

Patient's laundry

Meeting safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, etc.)

Observation and teaching of home safety practices

Recognition of an emergency situation and knowledge of emergency management procedures

Practices within scope of certificate/license

Must follow patients plan of care and complete all tasks assigned

Adherence to Maxim's policies and procedures, documentation, care procedures, and standards of personal and professional boundaries and conduct

Ability to live by Maxim's company-wide commitment to quality and competent patient care

Responsible for completing all assigned trainings in a timely manner

Performs any other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Meets all training requirements in accordance with state and federal laws when applicable

Ability to read, follow written instructions and document care given

Possess and maintains current CPR certification in accordance with state regulation

PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Successful completion of Maxim screening examinations

Participation and completion of Maxim's competency program

Must meet all federal, state, and local requirements

About Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare Service, Hempstead , Male HHA/PCA Needed in Medford, Other , Westbury, New York

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