HOME HEALTH AIDE - C.N.A.

BayCare Winter Haven, FL

About the Job

Description:

The Home Health Aide is a non licensed member of the patient care team and works under the guidance and supervision of the staff nurse in providing personal care to the patients. 75 hours of training will be required with HHA certification. Follows the patients plan of care for completion of tasks assigned to a home health aide by the registered nurse or other appropriate skilled professional; maintains an open communication process with the patient, representative (if any), caregivers, and family; demonstrates competency with assigned tasks; complies with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; reports changes in the patients condition; and honors patient rights.



Qualifications:

Certifications and Licensures
RequiredHHA (Home Health Aide)If applicable
OrCNA (Nursing Assistant)
OrLPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)If applicable
RequiredBLS (Basic Life Support)
RequiredDriver's LicenseState of Florida

Education
RequiredTechnicalHome Health Aide
OrTechnicalLicensed Practical Nurse
PreferredHigh School or Equivalent

Experience
Preferred1 yearHome Care

Specific Skills
RequiredInterpersonal skills
RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills
RequiredTime management skills
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position