Masonic Village Home Health, Hospice and Home Care
  • Elizabethtown, PA, USA
  • PRN

Masonic Village Home Health, Hospice and Home Care is hiring a Home Health Aid. This is a Pool opportunity.

Our Mission:

At Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania, our mission is simple; it is a Mission of Love. Our caring communities and services assist individuals, families, and children in realizing their potential and enjoying the highest possible quality of life through the traditions of Freemasonry.

Why Choose Masonic Villages:

For over 146 years, we've been living out our mission of caring for people and enriching the lives of others. To do this successfully, we need a team of individuals who are:

  • Committed to providing heartfelt customer service
  • Talented, and seeking ongoing professional growth & enrichment
  • Innovative and accepting of change
  • Invested in contributing to our team environment. 

Recognizing our employees as our strongest asset, we value each unique person for their strength, contribution, and heart. We offer an intuitive benefits package, including some of the best compensation in our industry, because we know when our team is healthy, fulfilled, and able to pursue their dreams, they are empowered to make dreams come true every day for our residents.

What You'll Do:

As a Home Health Aid, you will carry out our Mission of Love by providing personal services such as bathing, grooming and assistance with ambulation to skilled home health patients under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or therapist. Complete personal care interventions according to the plan of care and documents accurately. Our Home Health Aid is responsible for the following:

  • Provide care for skilled home health patients consistent with the tasks listed on the written plan of care.
  • Complete personal hygiene for patients, including bathing (tub, shower, or bed bath), oral hygiene, hair care, shampooing, shaving, skin care, nail care, foot care and dressing.
  • Assist client with mobility, including walking, transferring, turning and positioning including the use of transfer device such as the Hoyer Lift and transfer board. Assist client with prescribed exercises to which the client and the Aide have been trained.
  • Assist with toileting needs, including assistance with bedpan, urinal, bedside commode, toilet use and incontinence care.
  • Assist with reminders to take medications that are ordinarily self-administered.
  • Measure and record fluid intake and output.
  • Observe, report and document observations and changes in patient's condition and needs to the registered nurse. Documents services and observations in the client's record.
  • Prepare or assist with feeding of meals and snacks; includes clean-up of kitchen area.
  • Perform other activities as assigned including but not limited to reading and recording, blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration. Foley catheter care, basic infection control procedures; emergency procedures and care of the body after death.

What You Definitely Have:

  • One year of nursing assistant experience, preferably in Hospice, Home Health or Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Certification as a nursing assistant by the state board of nursing.
  • Completion of classroom and supervised practical training totaling at least 75 hours, with at least 16 hours devoted to supervised practical training.
  • Completes 12 hours of in-service annually.
  • Completes an annual Skills Check by an RN
  • CPR certification prior to or upon employment.
  • Current PA driver's license and insurance on personal vehicle.

Learn more about working at Masonic Villages of PA at our careers page: http://masonicvillages.org/careers/

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