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McLeod Health Home Health Aide (FT) - covering Cheraw area in Florence, South Carolina

Home Health Aide (FT) - covering Cheraw area

Tracking Code

20210228

Job Description

  • Job responsibilities include those listed in competencies document

  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.

  • Provides personal care and homemaker services to McLeod patients in their place of residence, under the supervision of an RN, PT or OT.

  • Directly accountable to the Team Clinical Manager/Director of Clinical Services and receives direct and indirect supervision by the patient’s RN or Therapist on a periodic schedule.

  • Must have High School Diploma. Nursing Assistant Training Completion that includes a 75-hour Nursing Assistant Course with 16 hours being supervised practical training. Two or more years’ experience preferred. Must pass a written competency test and a competency skills checklist during orientation.

  • At least one year of related work experience preferred but not required. Must be empathetic, responsible, able to use time effectively, willing to accept supervision and relate well to patients and families.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally, will involve some stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling, pushing and pulling with frequent standing and walking; requires manual dexterity with ability to perceive size, shape, temperature or texture; auditory and visual perception required with attention to verbal abilities and color discrimination.

  • All general population. The primary age served as indicated above. Age specific characteristics will be reviewed annually through independent learning provided by the age-specific self-study module. At the end of each review period, each employee will be evaluated on age-specific characteristics within the clinical area, and be able to appropriately communicate to patients and families using characteristics based on each age group served

  • Includes positions which are required to perform procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues or a potential for spills or splashes of them. The use of appropriate protective measure is required and includes; gloves, mask, safety glasses, protective clothing covers (head cover, plastic apron or cover gown, shoe covers) are to be worn appropriately according to the type of procedure or tasks. Probable or suspected exposure must be considered by the individual when judging the extent of personal protective clothing and equipment that should be worn.

  • Adheres to dress code. Presents a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance.

  • Adheres to department attendance policy. Demonstrates punctuality and good attendance.

Required Skills

The Home Health Aide provides personal care and homemaker services to McLeod patients in their place of residence within Florence and Chesterfield counties, under the supervision of a RN.

Qualifications/Training:

  • At least one year of work experience

  • One year home care highly desirable

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED from an accredited school.

  • Must possess a current valid SC driver’s license and automobile insurance as required by law.

  • Must be at least 21 years old to be covered under McLeod Health’s fleet vehicle insurance policy.

  • Must meet McLeod policy for driving eligibility. License and registration as required by state law.

  • Must maintain a current State Nursing Assistant Certification

  • Must provide a current BLS Certification.

  • Possession of professional liability insurance is encouraged.

Job Location

Florence, South Carolina, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Position Type Details

Full-Time

Physical Address

Home Health Florence Office, 300 South Dargan Street

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