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Home Health Aide

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


  • Upon hire, HHAs will have received at least 75-hours of training,the content of which addresses all subjects listed at 484.8o(b)(3).
  • 484.8o(b)(3) A home health aide training program must address eachof the following subject areas:
  • Communication skills, including the ability to read, write, andverbally report clinical information to patients,representatives, and caregivers, as well as to other HHA staff.
  • Observation, reporting, and documentation of patient status andthe care or service furnished.
  • Reading and recording temperature, pulse, and respiration.
  • Basic infection prevention and control procedures.
  • Basic elements of body functioning and changes in body functionthat must be reported to an aide\'s supervisor.
  • Maintenance of a clean, safe, and healthy environment.
  • Recognizing emergencies and the knowledge of institutingemergency procedures and their application.
  • The physical, emotional, and developmental needs of and ways towork with the populations served by the HHA, including the needfor respect for the patient, his or her privacy, and his or herproperty.
  • Appropriate and safe techniques in performing personal hygieneand grooming tasks that include-(A) Bed bath; (B) Sponge, tub,and shower bath; (C) Hair shampooing in sink, tub, and bed;(D)Nail and skin care; (E) Oral hygiene; (F) Toileting andelimination;
  • Safe transfer techniques and ambulation;
  • Normal range of motion and positioning;
  • Adequate nutrition and fluid intake;
  • Recognizing and reporting changes in skin condition; and
  • Any other task that the HHA may choose to have an aide performas permitted under state law.
  • Current CPR certification.Preferred
    • Six (6+) months of direct patient experience within the timeframe oftwo (2) years, in an institution or care center setting.Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees andapplicants will receive consideration for employment without regard torace, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, nationalorigin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexualorientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any otherlegally protected characteristic. Benefits and More Amedisys caresfor our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients.This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities wemake available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:
      • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
      • Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
      • Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and FlexibleSpending Account options
      • Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
      • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions
      • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
      • Continuing Education
      • Fleet car for eligible employeesAmedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin,citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation,genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protectedcharacteristic.

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Lubbock , Home Health Aide, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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