Hackensack Meridian Health

Home Health Aide- Full Time- Home care- Woodland Park (S)

Job Locations US-NJ-Woodland Park
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(3/9/2022 1:49 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-110576
# of Openings
1
Category
Patient Care Support

Overview

Visiting Health Services of New Jersey (VHSNJ), a partnership between Hackensack Meridian Health and St. Joseph's Health, provides a comprehensive continuum of home health care and hospice services, support, and resources to patients and families in Passaic, Bergen, and parts of Morris counties. The VHSNJ multidisciplinary clinical and support teams provide high quality care to patients where they most want to be-in their homes.

 

At Visiting Health Services of New Jersey and Hackensack Meridian Health, we recognize our team members by offering a Total Rewards package including:  Comprehensive Health Benefits, generous Paid Time Off, Travel Reimbursement as well as an investment in your future with a 401k match and Tuition Reimbursement. 

Qualifications

Knowledge, Education and Skills Required:

 

  1. Good Customer Service Skills

   

Knowledge, Education and Skills Preferred:

 

  1. Home Care Experience

 

Required Certification/Licensing:  

 

  1. N.J. Board of Nursing CHHA Certification
  2. Valid driver’s license

 

 

Preferred Certification/Licensing:  

 

N/A

Responsibilities

  1. Perform and/or assist patient with personal care activities, such as, baths, showers, skin and hair care, and oral hygiene.  Assure universal safety precautions and direction on the care plan are followed when providing care.  Provide care that meets the patient’s needs.
  2. Notify RN of any changes in patient condition observed in a timely manner and document appropriately.
  3. Record all required information on patient chart completely and accurately.  Assure documentation is completed per organization protocol.
  4. Assist patient with transfer and ambulating.  Perform range of motion exercises.  Assure all activities are performed safely and follow the principles of good body mechanics.
  5. Perform general housekeeping of patient’s area and change patient’s bed linens.  Assist family with light housekeeping activities, such as dusting, vacuuming, damp mopping, etc.
  6. Assist client with self-administration of oral medication/s.  Remind patient when to take medication/s.
  7. Prepare simple meals in accordance with dietary instructions and assist patient with eating if necessary.
  8. Assist with of foley catheter and colostomy care to ensure proper hygiene.  Assist patient with changing colostomy bags.  Perform peri care.  Measure urine.  Assist with ostomy care and assure skin is clean around stoma. 
  9. Other duties and/or projects as assigned.  Demonstrate flexibility with job responsibilities in all areas.
  10. Adheres to HMH’s Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
  11. Lifts a minimum of 50 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 50 lbs. and stands a minimum of 8 hours a day.

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