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HHA (Home Health Aide)

Job Description:
The Certified Home Health Aide provides assistance with activities of daily living and certain "hands on" care such as personal hygiene care, toileting and elimination of waste, assistance with reminders to take medications, transfers, and ambulation.
The HHA also provides certain companion tasks such as: accompanying client to appointments, tasks related to the maintenance of a healthy and stable living environment for the client, personal laundry, light housekeeping, and other similar activities of daily living.
The provision of "hands on" care as described above is contingent upon licensing requirements within the state of practice.
To be considered a CHHa one must provide 75 hours of training or a Certificate stating Home Health Aide (states vary) If you don't have the proper documentation you will be considered a Direct Care Worker.
Responsibilities Assists patient with personal care activities including bathing, oral hygiene, preparation and feeding of meals, dressing and undressing, ambulation, and other activities as needed Performs duties as assigned in an accurate and timely manner Maintains confidentiality of all clients' information according to HIPAA standards Safeguards the client/patient by observing appropriate infection control procedures including but not limited to universal precautions Notifies the office of any abnormal findings or conditions Adheres to the standards, policies, procedures of the Company Arrives at the Client's home on time and leaves when shift schedule is complete Represents the Company with a positive image at all times Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in meeting the needs of all clients Effectively communicates with the office staff, including availability to work Adheres to time and attendance policies Provides requirements-related information (Annual PPD, In-services, etc.
) in a timely fashion; follows all other compliance standards at all times Performs other Personal Care Assistant duties as assigned/necessary Requirements One (1) year of Direct Care Worker experience within the last three (3) years providing "hands-on" personal care preferred Ability to adhere to time and attendance policies Ability to carry out tasks in a professional manner and adhere to policies regarding professionalism and boundaries Must demonstrate a compassionate nature and possess strong people skills Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required Computer proficiency required "SMART" Phone required for Paperless Charting Reliable transportation preferred Benefits At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following
Benefits: Competitive pay & weekly paychecks Health, dental, vision, and life insurance 401(k) savings plan Awards and recognition programs Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States.
As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years.
Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Company Description As a national provider of a comprehensive suite of services, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers and patients for 30 years.
We offer services including home healthcare, behavioral care, healthcare staffing, personal caregiving, and population health and wellness.
Our commitment to compassionate patient care and staffing world-class professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.


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