Home Health Aide- CNA - Roanoke Region

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

Full Time Home Health- Roanoke Region


Provides personal care to patients of all ages assigned in an efficient and organized manner.  Communicates effectively with the case manager, Clinical Team Leader and/or other members of interdisciplinary team.  The individual must be able to demonstrate an understanding of personal care needs across the age continuum and the need to notify an RN for any questions or concerns. The individual must be able to provide care as needed and as described in departmental policies and procedures.  HHA spends largest volume of time standing while performing patient care and sitting while driving and documenting.  Physical demands include lifting, turning, transferring patients who may be in excess of 200lbs.  Other physical demands include carrying equipment needed to perform patient care.  Frequent exposure to extremes in temperatures dependent on individual home environments as well as seasonal weather changes.  Frequent travel in adverse weather conditions such as rain, snow, sleet, wind, high/low humidity, etc.  Must be able to operate a motor vehicle in order to perform patient care.  Potential exposure to blood and body fluids as well as other chemicals, i.e. mercury (thermometer) and products to contain blood/spills if they occur.  HHA may be exposed to environmental irritants such as dust, fumes, gases (i.e. O2) in home environment.  HHA must be able to function independently with limited on-site supervision.  Also, must interact well with patients, families and members of the health care team.  Work environment (homes) may be limited in space.  


Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.

 

Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Demonstrate ability to read, write and communicate effectively.  Satisfactory completion of Geriatric Nursing Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant or Home Health Aide course that meets State, Federal, and CMS requirements for Home Health Aide training or is deemed competent by the home health agency as required by CMS regulations.

Experience: One (1) year experience in a healthcare setting preferred.  Must have worked as an aide (for compensation) within the 24 months prior to hire or have completed another program as defined by the CMS Home Health Conditions of Participation.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration:

Certified as a nurse’s aide and registered by the Virginia Department of Health Professions.  Must have license available to show for verification and primary source verification will also be conducted. Must have valid driver’s license.  Successfully completes HHA Competence Program as established by home health agency.

Annually will complete by return demonstration all of the appropriate skills on the Home Health Aide competency checklist, and acquires twelve (12) hours in-service per year and receive a yearly evaluation of “meets standards” or better.

AHA BLS-HCP must be secured by end of supervised orientation and maintained.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must have reliable transportation.  Clear criminal record check.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 


Requisition Number: 113393 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Home Care 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: 8-4:30 Monday -Friday
Recruiter: CHRISTOPHER D FITZGERALD 
Recruiter Email: cdfitzgerald@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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