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http://rapidrecruitments.com/job/home-health-aid-5/ The position listed below is not with Rapid Recruitments but with Allume Home Care LLC Rapid Recruitment\'s is a private organization that works in collaboration with government agencies to promote emerging careers. Our goal is to connect you with supportive resources to supplement your skills in order to attain your dream career. Job Description Home Health Aide Classification: NON-EXEMPT Reports To: General Manager or DesigneeAbout Allumé: Allumé means “lit from within,” which refers to our intention to bring light, support, and guidance everywhere we go. Our mantra is “remarkable care,” which refers not just to the way we care for our clients, patients, and families, but also in the way we care for our employees, which are our most cherished assets. Allumé Home Care is a home health agency serving Western Connecticut with skilled medical and non-medical household services 24 hours per day, seven days per week. A distinguishing aspect of Allumé, is the way we focus and specialize on certain populations to develop care models that are innovative, intentional, and thoughtful. This give us the ability to surround patients and families with truly excellent solutions, experienced Care Teams, and unparalleled service – because we understand these areas of need so well. Additionally, our Care Providers are remarkable. We refer to all of the people who care for our families, “Care Providers,” whether a nurse, nanny, physical therapist, driver, handyman, or any of the many other types of providers we bring to the community. We carefully select and train each Care Provider with an intentional selection process and a best-in-class training program. We also offer opportunities for Care Providers to direct their careers, further learning, and receive pay increases as frequently as every six months. We offer all our employees the Allumé Care Provider Certification, along with several other specialized certifications, which enables growth, opportunity, and career stability ongoing. At Allumé, we believe in a culture of remarkable care. We care for each other, we care for our families, we care for the larger community we live in. We are seeking extraordinary people to join our team and create a unique place where people who really care, can thrive. Join us in our pursuit of all things remarkable! Position Summary: Allumé hand picks exceptional people committed to surrounding individuals and families with remarkable care. An Allumé Home Health Aide typically provides the following support to individuals in their home:· Helps clients in their daily personal tasks, such as bathing or dressing· Provides basic health-related services according to a client’s needs, such as checking vital signs or administering prescribed medication at scheduled times· Light housekeeping, such as laundry, washing dishes, and vacuuming in a client’s home· Organizes a client’s schedule and plan appointments· Arranges transportation to doctors’ offices or for other kinds of outings· Shops for groceries and prepare meals to a client’s dietary specifications· Provides companionship An Allumé Home Health Aide is assigned to specific clients by a Registered Nurse and performs mediation administration for clients with physician orders to administer medications and only upon delegation by the registered nurse. Qualifications:Successful completion of a formal State approved certification training program in medication administration resulting in certificationSuccessful completion of a written skills test and competency evaluation.Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.Minimum of six (6) months work experience in a supervised setting, preferably health care facility.Demonstrated ability to read, write, and follow a written Plan of Care.Good verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.Reliable means of transportation to/from all assignments. High school graduate (or equivalent) – preferred but not requiredRelevant experience with references.Car, driver’s license, auto insurance, and safe driving history.Ability to plan, organize, and multitask.Reliable, honest, and trustworthy.Willingness to participate in First aid training, Adult CPR and child and infant CPR, Allume Home Care Certifications. Essential Functions:Performs medication administration using a step-by-step procedure developed by the RN for each medication administered, each time.Performs simple procedures as an extension of therapy services under the direction and supervision of the therapist.a. Range of motion exercisesb. Assistance in ambulation or exercisesPerforms personal care activities, including but not limited to:a. Bathingb. Shampooingc. Skin care/nail cared. Oral hygienee. Shavingf. DressingPerforms household services essential to health care at home, including but not limited to:a. Meal preparation/feedingb. Laundryc. Light housekeepingd. Assists (by reminders and/or supervision, not direct administration) with medications that are ordinarily self-administered under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (per state nurse practice laws and Agency policy)Reports any observed or reported changes in the client\'s condition and/or needs to the Registered Nurse or Therapist. Follows reporting guidelines in the Care Plan.Documents care provided, completes the forms required for the client\'s records. Completes the appropriate records to document care given and pertinent observations. Submits documentation per Agency requirements—at least weekly.Documents medications administered in the Medication Administration Record at the time that the medication is given and according to the standards for medication documentationPromotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients by observing infection control practices, following Agency guidelines, and reporting unsafe situations to the Supervisor/Case Manager.Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment. Does not use equipment until orientation about its operation has been provided. Notifies supervisor of educational needs.Communicates effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary team through verbal reports, participation in staff meetings, and team conferences, as requested.Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.Successfully completes annual skills competency validation.Successfully maintains medication administration certification.Attends in-service programs to meet compliance requirements. Identifies learning needs to Agency supervisor.a. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary Core Values:As a team, we decided together that these are the values we look for in new members of the team:· Remarkable patient care – beyond expectations· Expecting highest possible standards of the self· Continuously ready and willing to learn and grow· Being trustworthy· Preserving and supporting quality of life for all· Communicating in all that we do to patients, families, and employees, “We value, support, appreciate, and care for you.”· Bringing together community to share, connect, innovate, learn, and build meaningful relationships· Fiscal strength, security, and sustainability for our employees, patients, families, and shareholders Company DescriptionAllumé is a home health agency serving Western Connecticut. Allumé surrounds families with remarkable care. In addition to typical skilled visits, we specialize in continuous, long-term care for children and adults with complex, high-tech medical needs. We bring families in Western Connecticut kind, caring support 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Our mission is to gather, nurture, develop, and match people who genuinely love caring for others, with families who need them.

 
 
 
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