Home Health Aide/PRN

Baycare Health System, Inc Largo, FL
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 patient's 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 patient's condition; and honors patient rights.Certifications and LicensuresRequiredHHA (Home Health Aide)If applicableOrCNA (Nursing Assistant)OrLPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)If applicableRequiredCPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)RequiredDriver's LicenseState of Florida

EducationRequiredTechnicalHome Health AideOrTechnicalLicensed Practical NursePreferredHigh School or Equivalent

ExperiencePreferred1 yearHome Care

Specific SkillsRequiredTime management skillsRequiredInterpersonal skillsRequiredWritten and verbal communication skillsRequiredComputer skills appropriate to position