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Home Health Aides - Certified - OVNA -Springfield, MA Area

Home Health Aides - Certified - OVNA -Springfield, MA Area

Job ID 
2017-1105
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Sunderland
Category 
Home Health/Care
Department 
Home Health Aids (HHA)
Job Type 
Regular Part-Time

Additional information about this position

Responsibilities

Home Health Aide - Springfield, MA Area*

The Home Health Aide (HHA) is responsible for providing personal care and related, appropriate housekeeping activities to patients in their homes under the guidance and supervision of the clinician responsible for the patient, as well as working with other members of the team.

  • Assist patients with bathing, toileting, dressing, shampooing, feeding, shaving, mouth care, etc.
  • Assist patients with moving in and out of bed, bath, wheelchair or automobile
  • Assist with simple exercise programs, application of prostheses and braces, ambulation and transfer activities (including use of assistive devices) and accompanying patient out of doors
  • Application of supportive aides, such as slings and elastic stockings
  • Temperature, pulse, respiration, Catheter, cannula care and ostomy assist
  • Assist with medications normally self-administered or remind patient as directed by the primary care nurse
  • Planning, shopping and preparing meals accordingly to prescribed diet
  • Light housekeeping activities, such as changing bed linens, laundry and cleaning as necessary to maintain a healthy environment
  • Accompany patients to the physician or clinic, etc., when part of the care plan and approved by direct supervisor
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report to and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures

* based out of Sunderland, MA Regional Office.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Home Health Aide Certificate required
  • Must possess a valid MA driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Successful completion of the Home Health Aide Competency Exam with a minimum overall score of 80% and minimum 80% in each section required

Company Overview

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. Additionally The Overlook Visiting Nurse Association provides home health services covering over 180 towns across Massachusetts. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.

 

If you share our commitment to the highest quality of resident-centered care please visit our careers site to view available positions.