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Home Care Aide - Gresham

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Gresham
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

General Purpose:We are currently looking for HCAs / Home Care Aides to join our Homecareteam and work in and around the Greshamarea. Looking for Monday through Friday and some weekends Day shifts and Evening shifts.Job Benefits

  • Locally Owned and Operated
  • Free Education Courses
  • Flexible Assignment to fit your Needs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • In-Office Orientation
  • OregonSaves ProgramJob RequirementsOur HCA / Home Care Aide requirements include, but not limited to be:
    • Home Care Aide Training to meet Oregon State Guidelines and/or CNA license (active or expired) in Oregon
    • Need the Home Care Aide Training? WE CAN HELP!!
    • Medication Training (provided by employer)
    • Current CPR certification
    • Ability to pass Oregon State and Federal background check
    • Ability to obtain two positive work references
    • Minimum six (6) months verifiable experience providing hands-on care
    • Ability to occasionally lift up to fifty (50) poundsCandidates with valid driver's licenses andreliable transportation are preferred.Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
      • Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office from assignment to assignment.
      • Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation.
      • Work is normally performed in the patients home.
      • Occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens, and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex, and or non-latex gloves).
      • Able to constantly stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely.
      • Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients/patients.
      • Able to frequently carry bundles such as groceries and laundry up or downstairs and lift with or without assistance.
      • Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm (i.e. DME supplies, knobs, or objects).
      • Able to read 8 points or larger type.
      • Medium physical activity that may require frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling up to 50 lbsOur HCA / Home Care Aide responsibilities include, but not limited to be:
        • Provides for patients personal hygiene, grooming, and comfort needs, i.e., toileting and elimination, baths, backrubs, shampoos, shaves, bed baths, tub baths or showers, skin and nail care, and oral hygiene.
        • Promotes a safe environment during care.
        • Utilizes infection control measures such as hand washing and use of personnel protective equipment.
        • Observes and report the condition of the patient/client to the appropriate supervisor.
        • Works in a team environment to effectively deliver care and assistance to patients and staff.
        • Assists with ambulation, transfers, and range of motion exercises.
        • Performs patient-related procedures such as but not limited to: measuring and documenting intake and output; blood glucose monitoring; urine specimen collections; measurements of vital signs; and weight.
        • Administers non-medicated enemas, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz, and therapeutic baths.
        • Safely applies and monitors the safe use of physical restraints as directed.
        • Transports patients and equipment within the facility as necessary.
        • Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
        • May have access to personal health information (PHI) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Gresham , Home Care Aide - Gresham, Other , Gresham, Oregon

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