Heritage Home Healthcare

Bringing Quality Care Home

Homemaker/Companionship Positions

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Homemaker/Caregiver

POSITION SUMMARY:

The individual provides home management and companionship for the client and family.

JOB DUTIES

  • Follow current, written plan of care as established by supervisor and /or care coordination.
  • Cleans house, including sweeping, dusting, etc. of personal living area of client only.
  • Run errands for the client if required on the plan of care.
  • Plans and prepares meals for client only.
  • Assists with personal care such as bathing, grooming, feeding, ambulating, transfers, exercise, oral hygiene and skin care.
  • Does light laundry and mends clothing.
  • Encourages a patient/client to help themselves insofar as possible.
  • Provides companionship and emotional support.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Accepts additional responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the supervisor.
  • Completes timely and accurate documentation including Homemaker time card and clinical note.
  • Upon hire, must complete timely and accurate documentation of 40 hours of INITIAL continuing in-service education.
  • Completes timely and accurate documentation of 12 hours of continuing in-service education each year, thereafter.
  • Reports to Scheduling Supervisor any unusual observations or changes in client’s habits, health or status.
  • May provide transportation on occasion if required on client’s plan of care.

Requirements:

  • At least one year as a homemaker through a home care agency, hospital, nursing home or taking care of a family member. Three verifiable references.Ability to pass State and Federal Criminal Background check.
  • Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, squat, stoop, and sit for prolonged time.

Benefits:

  • Wages competitive with market.
  • Initial orientation and ongoing training programs; programs to recognize outstanding employee performance; opportunity to participate in 401(k) retirement plan; flexible work schedule to accommodate your lifestyle.

Home Health Aides/Certified Nursing Assistants

POSITION SUMMARY:

An individual that is a C.N.A. or Home Health Aide who would work under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse or therapist, as appropriate, provides medically necessary assistance with personal care in accordance with physician order. In our Licensed Care and Hospice divisions, the Home Health Aide is supervised by a registered nurse or therapist every two weeks, either when the Home Health Aide is present to observe and assist, or when the aide is absent, to assess relationships and determine whether goals are being met.

JOB DUTIES – may vary depending on division

  • Follows current written care plans as established by supervisor.
  • Provides personal care such as bath, hair care, oral hygiene, skin care, hand care and foot care.
  • Assists with bed and commode transfers and ambulation both with and without equipment.
  • Helps with prescribed exercises taught by the appropriate professional personnel.
  • Assists with self-administered, non-prescription and prescription medications. May not pour medication, but may hand patient medication bottle or prepared medications under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Takes and records vital signs.
  • Reinforces instruction of the patient and caregivers in good hygiene and personal care requirements.
  • Observes the patient and reports subjective and objective changes to the appropriate professional personnel.
  • Keeps an accurate record of each patient visit.
  • Participates in agency in-services and team conferences.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma, or eqiv.
  • Current Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant or Home Health Aide.
  • Documented proof of Home Health Aide or CNA training.
  • One Year experience as a Home Health Aide or CNA.
  • Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, squat, stoop and sit.
  • Ability to pass State and Federal criminal background check.
  • Ability to pass motorvehicle background check.

Benefits:

  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate your lifestyle.
  • Employee recognition programs.
  • Vision and Dental Benefits.
  • Initial and on-going orientation and training.
  • A great place to work, with great people, serving our community.

Counties we serve:

New Mexico: Valencia, Torrance, Socorro, Sierra, Cibola, Bernalillo, Santa Fe, Sandoval, McKinley, San Miguel, Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Doña Ana

Arizona: Maricopa