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Memorial Hermann Health System

Home Health Aide (HHA) - PRN

Stafford, Texas

Overview

Welcome to Memorial Hermann where each of our more than 27,000 employees and 6,700 affiliated physicians share a commitment to helping one another, our patients and our communities. Here, you’ll work alongside the best professionals in the business with the goal of providing the best care possible. We offer an employment experience like no other, and we’ve proudly served this community for more than 110 years. At Memorial Hermann, the health of our community is always at the center of what we do.

  • Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN
  • Job Level: Mid
  • Travel: No
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  • Focused
  • Multi-tasker

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You have to love what you do. Coming to work each day knowing that you’re going to make a difference in someone’s life through even the smallest act is what keeps me coming back.

– Amanda J., Patient Care Technician

TOTAL REWARDS

  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid time off

  • Certification reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title Home Health Aide (HHA) - PRN Location 11929 West Airport Boulevard, Stafford, TX 77477 Category PRN Type Part time Requisition 100101382 Date posted 08/25/2021

At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary

Under the direction and supervision of a licensed clinician the Patient Care Assistant (PCA) will assist with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care.

You recognize the name Memorial Hermann and know the reputation but did you know we have a Home Health team that is also making an impact in our community, home by home? Our team is growing and we need a Home Health Aide for the Southwest area. Are you ready to be part of our team and an even bigger Health System making an impact in the community? Our team's focus is to promote safety, health and independence. Our services relieve families from doing medical management and clinical caregiving so they can spend more quality time together.

Job Description

Home Health Aide, Katy/Southwest Region

*PRN, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm ***minimum of 2 days/week

*Katy/Southwest Region coversKaty, Sealy, Hockley, Brookshire, Missouri City, Sugar Land, Rosenberg and Needville (area is divided into teams by zip codes)

*CNA & CPR required

*6 months + of experience required

*Home Health experience preferred

*Must have reliable car and car insurance

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or  GED

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified in Basic Life Support or Heartsaver CPR with AED within 90 days of employment
  • Certified as a Nursing Assistant by the Texas Department of Health, preferred

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Six (6) months patient care experience, preferably in an acute care setting or
  • No experience if Certified as a Nursing Assistant by the Texas Department of Health or
  • In the Emergency Department only, no experience if graduate from EMT (Basic or Intermediate Level)
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instruction and communicate clearly and effectively with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient behavioral changes
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; demonstrates skills for assigned specialty area/function or assigned procedures, including working knowledge of basic medical terminology and computer skills
  • Efficiency in multi-tasking and ability to prioritize simultaneous situations
  • Ability to perform duties requiring prolonged and/or extensive sitting, standing, and walking
  • Ability to use discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Delivers appropriate indirect and selected direct patient care at a competent level as directed by a licensed clinician within the scope of hospital-approved PCA skills inventory according to the needs and age of the patient/population served.
  • Under the guidance of the license clinician, performs direct nursing tasks including taking vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living and hygiene needs, and obtaining certain lab specimens; maintains simple drainage devices.
  • Monitors intake and output,  maintains related records; performs skin preps and prepares patients for procedures as directed.
  • Identifies and responds to abnormal findings, pertinent changes in the patient’s condition reporting such to the nurse immediately, charts observations and activities. Reports any changes in patient’s condition to the patient’s nurse or charge nurse.
  • Performs delegated or other specialized functions as educationally prepared,  prepares patients for meals and feeds them, performs/assists with baths.
  • Transports patients as needed to and from various destinations. Assists with patient admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues, and ensures clean and safe patient environment.
  • Seeks assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard from room and reports findings to nurse or charge nurse.
  • Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients when arriving on unit and upon completion of shift assignment.
  • Demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes; follows safety rules; works to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors; and participates in organizational and department safety programs.
  • Considers the diverse needs of each patient, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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