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Assisted Living Home Health Aide

Company: Aveanna Healthcare
Location: Marlborough
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Aveanna welcomes you to join out community at New Horizons Marlborough. New Horizons is an upscale retirement community, on a beautiful 40-acre suburban campus.We are seeking a full-time and part-time aides to help us meet the care needs of our assisted living and independent residents.Advantages of joining the Aveanna team:Competitive pay rateVacation time Sick Time Benefits Growth opportunitiesReports to: Operations ManagerFunctions & Responsibilities: Provides personal care services and assists residents with full or partial baths, showers or whirlpools and care of the hair, nails, teeth and any other personal care needs as identified in service plan. Observes and reports any variation in the resident's appearance such as pallor, flushed skin, decline in mobility, etc. Reminds residents to take prescribed medication as reviewed and approved by the RN as stated in the service plan. Follows SAMM medication reminder guidelines and training and in compliance with EOEA regulations. Supports the resident's self-help abilities and assists with the improvement of activities of daily living as identified in the service plan.Promotes good health practices and encourages maximum independence within resident's capabilities.Responsible for the care of any special equipment as directed by the nursing staff and the service plan assignment (i.e. foley care, colostomy, etc.). Keeps the resident's room neat and clean and, in some cases, does routine light housekeeping. Does laundry as necessary for the care and cleanliness of the residents. Safely transports residents to the dining room and activities as scheduled. Follows all assigned activities on the resident's service plan and reviews any questions or issues with the Wellness NurseReviews completed assignments and documentation with Wellness Nurse at the end of each shift. Demonstrates safe patient care practices in the assisted living setting by consistently adhering to OSHA & Universal Precautions, using appropriate measures to ensure personal safety and reporting potentially unsafe situations to Charge Nurse. Assures the safety of residents at all times. Maintains strict confidentiality of resident information at all times. Maintains professional demeanor with colleagues, residents and family members at all times. Understands family dynamics and works effectively within various types of family systems to provide effective care. Communicates timely reports of resident status changes concisely and effectively. Demonstrates flexibility to meet changing work needs and demands. Maintains equipment according to agency and/or facility guidelines. Assumes responsibility for knowledge and compliance with Agency mission, policies, protocols and procedures. Demonstrates awareness of the role as a Aveanna Healthcare representative in the facility and fosters good community relations through attainment of customer satisfaction. Complies with Aveanna Healthcare standards for Service Excellence in addition to standards set by the Assisted Living facility to ensure resident/family satisfaction. Attends 12 hours of in-service programs to keep skills current and certification valid. Attends facility in-services including required EOEA training, participates in department and agency meetings and other related activities. Maintains excellent attendance record. Upholds the compliance objectives, policies, and procedures of Aveanna Healthcare. Performs other related duties of a similar nature and complexity as directed by Aveanna Healthcare. or facility staff in support of facility operations. Skills and Knowledge: High School Graduate or GED required. Certification from an approved Home Health Aide training program with skills checklist signed by RN required. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.CCPA Notice for Job Applicants, Contractors, and Employees Residing in CaliforniaAs an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.Notice for Job Applicants Residing in California

Keywords: Aveanna Healthcare, Boston , Assisted Living Home Health Aide, Healthcare , Marlborough, Massachusetts

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