LHC Group Aide in Batesville, Mississippi

Overview:

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because our 11,000 employees in 25 states are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

The Home Health Aide is responsible for providing patients with in-home personal care and designated health related services to maintain the patient's physical and emotional well being, while following the written plan of care, Medicare/Medicaid regulations and agency policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

  • Service - Reports any unusual circumstance in the patient's condition or home environment to the primary RN/Team Leader.

  • Follows current written aide assignment sheet to provide personal care and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) to include mobility transfer, walking, grooming, bathing, dressing or undressing, eating, or toileting.

  • As assigned, performs incidental household services essential to the patient's health care at home that are necessary to prevent or postpone institutionalization.

  • Completes a clinical note for each visit within required timeframes, which must be incorporated into the patient's record.

  • Participates in the in-services program. Completes at least six hours of in-services every six months.

  • Participates in daily report. Adheres to and supports care management model within the agency.

  • Participates in staff conference regarding patient care.

  • Participates in QA/QI plan or process.

  • Provides care according to the aide plan of care|assignment sheet and in accordance to State Practice Act or regulations. Records and notifies RN|Team Leader of any variations from the established parameters or changes in the patientÂ’s condition.

Qualifications:

License Requirements

  • Mississippi -Successful completion of a competency evaluation and one of the following: (1) previous work experience as a nurseÂ’s aide or home health aide, (2) completion of approved home health aide course. Current driverÂ’s license and vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle. Current CPR required.

Skill Requirements

  • Must be mature and able to deal effectively with the demands of a home health aide position. Able to read, write, and carry out directions promptly and accurately.

Requisition ID 2016-5189

Facility Name Halcyon Hospice - Batesville

Territory Coverage ..

Category CLINICAL

Position Type PRN

Work Schedule Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)