Home Health Aide/RPT - Tazewell

Tazewell, VA, US, 24651

Job Summary

Provides personal care and comfort measures to patients of all ages in their homes in an efficient and organized manner as directed by the registered nurse. 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.

Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, Virginia, our community-based healthcare network encompasses seven hospitals‐including a U.S. News & World Report Top 10 Hospital and two Magnet®-designated hospitals‐multi-specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.

 
Based in Roanoke, Virginia, we’re a regional leader that inspires optimal health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of joining and a regional healthcare leader and a designated Great Place to Work, including supportive leadership, inter-professional teams, state-of-the-art technology innovative learning and training, and advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: 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.
 

Licensure/Certification: 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 inservice 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: Effective interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills required. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position. 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:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

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

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

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

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

 

 

Requisition Number: 7961 
Employment Status: Regular Part Time 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Days, 8 am-430 pm, Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
Recruiter: EMILY L HICKS 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4150 
Recruiter Email: elhicks@carilionclinic.org 

 

ABOUT CARILION:
As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve. 
 

Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns. 
 

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large 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.
 

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

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 

Posting Notes:


Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg

Job Segment: Home Care, Medical, Neurology, Geriatric, Orthopedic, Healthcare

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