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Home Health Aide PRN Days

Req #: 17009070
Location: Tavares, FL
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Florida Hospital Waterman

Description

Work Hours/Shifts:

Per Diem, Days

 

Florida Hospital Waterman

Florida Hospital Waterman is a career destination for individuals who feel a calling to help fulfill our mission of providing whole-person care that is highly compassionate and clinically first-rate. Drawn by that mission, team members also appreciate our state-of-the-art hospital, which is strikingly situated on a lovely lakeside campus, approximately 1 hour Northwest of Orlando. In August 2003, the hospital opened the doors of this replacement facility on Hwy 441 in Tavares. The 450,000 square foot, 269-bed acute care facility offers the latest in medical technology. Each patient room is private, and the uniquely designed "clover leaf" patient care units consist of 60 beds per floor. The Emergency Department is sized to accommodate up to 60,000 visits per year.

Florida Hospital Waterman is committed to meeting our region's growing need for advanced comprehensive cardiac care. As part of that commitment, we are expanding our range of services to include interventional cardiology and open heart surgery services. At Florida Hospital Waterman, you'll enjoy a satisfying career and lifestyle as you help carry out our vital mission. We invite you to join our team!

Qualifications

You will be responsible for:

  • Provides personal care per Home Health Aide Care Plan
  • Demonstrates understanding of duties for special assignments, including Developmental Disabilities program patients, Alzheimer’s patients, sitter staffing, End of Life Care.
  • Compliant with infection control practices
  • Transfers patients of varying sizes from bed using proper body mechanics and safety equipment as needed
  • Provides accurate, complete documentation within 24 hours, reporting abnormal findings to SN by end of shift
  • Demonstrates competent clinical skills, providing safe care to client
  • Maintains open communication with supervisor, participates in case conferences as requested
  • Informs patient of scheduled visits and of changes made
  • Assists patients with medications according to agency policy
  • Demonstrates suitable time management skills

 

 

What will you need?

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Basic Life Support (Accredited through American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
  • Home Health Aide certification
  • Valid FL driver's license, safe driving record and reliable transportation

Physical Demands:

  • Required to drive in, and be exposed to inclement weather
  • Standing, walking, sittings, lifting and carrying up to 50 – 350 pounds with assistance, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, twisting, reaching, handling, kneeling, and wrist and digital dexterity
  • Use of patient lifts and other safety equipment to aid in the lifting and carrying of 70 pounds or more
  • Speaking, hearing, and visual acuity
  • Exposure to home healthcare environment conditions including noise, dust, temperature

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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