8201 Euclid Ct Suite 211 Manassas Park, VA 20111

Phone: (703) 479-7171 | Fax: (703) 479-7163

Presley Home Care

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Job Summary:

The Companion is a paraprofessional, providing services in the home for clients under the direct supervision of a qualified supervisor.

Companion services include support, encouragement, companionship, respite breaks for family or caregivers, and provision of and instruction in reporting of changes in the client's situation. The Companion is assigned to a client by the coordinator and follows a written plan of service.

Organizational Relationship: The Companion reports directly to a qualified supervisor
Risk Of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate
  • At least one (1) year of working as a companion or life experience working.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Use of an automobile with possession of liability insurance is desirable.
  • Must be able to read, write in English and follow instructions.
  • Selected on the basis of such factors as: an interest in people, tact, a history of emotional stability, dependability in employment, neatness in appearance and practices, good personal hygiene, and good judgment.
  • Must have a criminal background check and current CPR certification.

Responsibilities:

The duties consist of a combination of activities, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide respite breaks for family or caregivers.
  • Provide assistance with reading and writing correspondence and publications.
  • Observation and feedback to the coordinator/ supervisor on client's behavior, mood, and adjustment in the home.
  • Notifies superior of any safety issues.
  • Being supportive and encouragement during periods of loneliness, depressions, bereavement etc.

The Companion performs duties according to a written assignment:

  • Follows the plan of service for tasks.
  • Records observations and tasks and signs each entry on the appropriate form for each visit made.
  • Communicates on a weekly basis or more often as necessary with the supervisor.
  • Immediately reports emergency situations by phone to supervisor or office.
  • Keeps an accurate time and mileage report.
  • Follows assignments and regulations.
  • Follows specific office orders for each client.
  • Uses policy manual as guidelines.
  • Works within the organizational channel of authority and knows the area of responsibility of all other team members.
  • Wears appropriate clothing and ID badge when at work.

Confirming on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Supervisor, to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel.

Notifying the Agency of absences due to illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods, or special professional meetings, which will affect agreed service with the Agency.

Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.
Must be able to hear and speak in English.
Must be able to stoop and bend.
Must be able to travel to prospective clients' residences.
Must be able to carry bundles weighing up to 10 pounds, upstairs.


Job Summary:

The homemaker is a paraprofessional employee, trained to provide, home maintenance services for clients under the direct supervision of the supervisor.
Homemaking services include dietary management, household services essential to the client's health and wellbeing, and provision of and instruction in reporting of signs, symptoms, and/or changes in the client's condition. The homemaker is assigned to a client by the coordinator and is given a written plan of service.

Organizational Relationship: The Homemaker reports directly to the qualified Supervisor
Risk Of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: B: limited exposure

Qualifications:

A High school diploma or equivalent.
Will have a minimum of one (1) year experience in a working environment.
Will complete an Agency training.
Must have a criminal background check and current CPR certification.

Responsibilities:

The duties consist of a combination of activities, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Shopping with an effort to economize and preparation of nutritious and appetizing meals.
  • Assisting with simple health care routines such as reminders to maintain diet restriction, medication regimen, and recommended exercises and cueing to take meds.
  • Observation, and feedback to the coordinator/ supervisor on client's behavior, mood.
  • Being supportive and encouragement during periods of loneliness, depressions, bereavement etc.
  • Providing routine housekeeping tasks, which are required.
  • Caring for clothing, washing, drying, folding and putting away.

The homemaker performs duties according to a written assignment:

  • Follows the plan of service for housekeeping tasks.
  • Records observations and tasks and signs each entry on the appropriate visit form on each visit.
  • Communicates on a weekly basis or more often as necessary with the supervisor.
  • Immediately reports emergency situations by phone to supervisor or office.
  • Keeps an accurate time and mileage report.
  • Follows assignments and regulations.
  • Follows specific office orders for each client.
  • Uses homemaker policy manual as guidelines.
  • Works within the organizational channel of authority and knows the area of responsibility of all other team members.
  • Wears appropriate clothing and ID badge when at work.

Confirming on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Supervisor to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel.

Notifying the Agency of absences due to illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods, or special professional meetings, which will affect agreed service with the Agency.

Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.
Must be able to hear and speak in a manner understood by most people.
Must be able to stoop and bend.
Must be able to travel to prospective clients' residences.
Must be able to carry bundles weighing up to 10 pounds, upstairs.


Job Summary:

The HR Coordinator is responsible for managing the location's employee needs. This includes setting up and conducting orientations, assuring the correct personnel file paperwork is completed, managing the personnel file from hire to termination, tracking in-service hours, supervisions and evaluations and the disciplinary process.

Organizational Relationship: Reports directly to the Agency Manager
Risk Of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens:C: no exposure

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate (or equivalent)
  • 1-year recent HR experience in filing/data entry etc in a health-related company.
  • Moderate competency with computers and keyboarding, EXCEL spreadsheet competence is preferable.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and is a self-starter able to be self-directed most of the time.
  • Must have a criminal background check

Responsibilities:

  • Answers telephone inquiries regarding hiring, sets up interviews/orientations.
  • Assists with orientations, involving key personnel from all departments to participate.
  • Assures accurate completion of all required hiring documents timely per agency policy.
  • Manages and assures security of the personnel files from hire to termination.
  • Tracks all required monthly in-services, supervisions, evaluations, disciplinary actions and required health data.
  • Communicates effectively with the Agency Manager and scheduling departments when employee issues surface.
  • Advocates for employees to the degree possible for effective operations.
  • Assists the Agency Manager in preparing for audits or surveys.
  • Maintains personnel files and the HR department “survey ready” at all times.
  • Re-enforces HIPAA compliance with field staff and office personnel.
  • Participates in QA Committee program.
  • Actively encourages employee recognition program
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Is able to carry bundles upstairs weighing up to 10 pounds.
Must be able to stoop and bend.
Must be able to hear and effectively communicate in English.


Job Summary:

The HR Manager is responsible for supervising HR Coordinators and assuring proper documentation of personnel files are intact. Responsible for training HR coordinators and medical record clerks. Assures location are "survey ready" at all times.

Organizational Relationship: Reports directly to the Agency Manager
Risk Of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate (or equivalent),
  • 3-years recent HR experience preferably in home care agency or other healthcare field.
  • Moderate competency with computers and keyboarding, EXCEL spreadsheet competence.
  • Ability to multi-task with minimal stress and is a self-starter able to be self-directed.
  • Must have a criminal background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the hiring process, recruiting, interviewing, personnel file management.
  • Prepares new hiring documents as necessary.
  • Submits written requests for offsite HR functions as determined to be within working capital allocated for such activities.
  • Communicates with the out sourced company (if in place) for in-services as needed. Determines the next year's in-service calendar 6 months in advance allowing for development time.
  • Responsible for the initial management of employee grievances unresolved at the location level.
  • Communicates at least monthly with HR staff to discuss processes, changes, new policies etc.
  • Assists the Agency Manager in preparing for audits or license surveys as requested.
  • Responsible for assurance that the HR department is "survey ready" at all times.
  • Re-enforces HIPAA compliance with field staff and office personnel.
  • Encourages participates in QA Committee program.
  • Actively encourages employee recognition program.
  • Participates in the QA Committee process as requested to do so.
  • Notifies the Agency of emergencies, sickness, and other imminent occurrences that may affect the client caseload as quickly as possible relative to the event's occurrence.
  • Submits written time requests 2 weeks or more in advance of planned time off.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.
Must be able to hear, speak and effectively communicate in English.


Job Summary:

Responsible for marketing and sales of the home care agency

Organizational Relationship: Reports to the Agency Manager
Risk Of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

Baccalaureate degree preferred.
One (1) year experience of experience in sales required; experience in a health services related field preferred.
Must have a criminal background check.

Responsibilities:

Analysis of Past and Current Marketing Data.
Analyzes the potential of the company's service area to determine target markets.
Identifies available market share.
Makes cold calls to potential sources that may provide referrals including Senior Centers, senior programs, community organizations, etc.
Analyzes client/Agency relationships.
Analyzes advertising and sales promotion needs.
Develops sales/marketing objectives and sales projections.
Maintains a new referral quota of 30 unduplicated clients per month.
Develops a marketing plan, identifying priorities and a reasonable timetable.
Implements marketing plan staying within established timetable.
Reviews and evaluates the analyses and plan on an established basis.
Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Must be able to hear and speak in a manner understood by most persons.
Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.
Must be able to travel to prospective referral sources.
Must be able to read, write and maintain simple records in English.


Job Summary:

Has the responsibility and authority for the administrative management of the office under the Agency Manager. Day to day activities include: office reception, ordering of office supplies and forms, managing office cleaning, biohazard pickups, and shredding pickups. Managing the postal needs, postage, pickups, mailings etc. Direct responsibility for management of the answering service contract.

Organizational Relationship: Reports directly to the Agency Manager
Risk of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

Associate degree (preferred)
High School graduate or proof of post-secondary education if high school transcript is unavailable
Computer literate in MS Word and Excel
Organized, meticulous and gives attention to detail.
Must be able to read, write and maintain simple records in English.
Excellent Telephone skills
Must have a criminal background check.

Responsibilities:

Office reception functions.
Assures phones are answered in a professional and courteous manner.
Takes telephone referral information if staff is unavailable and passes referrals as soon as possible.
Ordering of office supplies and forms.
Managing the cleaning contract, biohazard pickups, shredding pickups.
Manages the postal needs (postage, pickups, mailings).
Responsible for managing the Answering service contract, handling and processing complaints and forwarding complaint log to QA Committee.
Distributes and receives employee surveys/paychecks to officestaff.
Telemarketing our services when appropriate.
Assists in all activities that are required of the Agency Manager.
Is productive and uses time efficiently.
Follows instructions, is-punctual and attendance is acceptable.
Is self-reliant and plans appropriately.
Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.
Must be able to lift/stoop effectively so as to be able to perform the above listed responsibilities.
Must be able to hear adequately with no more than an amplifier on the phone and effectively communicate in English.


Job Summary:

Processing all weekly visit notes, correcting incorrect entries, reporting and resolving auth/denial issues at the location level. Assists Payroll Manager in controlling the AR. Conducts monthly billing according to developed processes in a timely manner. Receives the weekly payroll and distributes appropriately assuring that all staff sign for their paycheck or that mailers have a signed release in the personnel file.

Organizational Relationship: Reports directly to the Agency Manager
Risk of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate (or equivalent),
  • 1 year recent experience in bookkeeping (preferably) in a home services agency or other healthcare related job.
  • Moderate competency with computers and keyboarding.
  • Ability to multi-task with minimal stress
  • Propensity for working with and helping people
  • Must have a criminal background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Data entry of all weekly visit notes and mileage submissions.
  • Works in collaboration with scheduling department to assure correct auth vs visits done
  • Prepares and submits payroll and billing.
  • Actively prepares for and participates in monthly meetings (via conference call) with Payroll Manager to review new processes, address problem areas and develop creative approaches to improve profit margins and AR management.
  • Manages the location AR in collaboration with individual Payroll Manager.
  • Assures prompt resolution of AR >90 days in collaboration with Agency Manager.
  • Responsible for all collection activities including those of problem accounts.
  • Responsible for the timely completion of all billing forms. Manages and assures all denial documentation is collected and sent timely.
  • Communicates with Agency Manager on problem areas.
  • Follows the procedure for taking deposits and receiving weekly private pay payments.
  • Informs Payroll Manager when written notification of client/family regarding potential cessation of service is needed.
  • Maintains good relationships with case managers, contracts and accounts.
  • Assists Agency Manager maintaining high profit margins.
  • Assures that office is operated in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Demonstrates a concerned, helpful and professional persona with all office personnel and field staff.
  • Participates in the location's QA Committee program as assigned
  • Communicates on a daily basis with office Agency Manager.
  • Maintains a positive attitude at all times.
  • Notifies the Agency of emergencies, sickness, and other imminent occurrences that may affect the client caseload as quickly as possible relative to the event's occurrence.
  • Submits written time requests 2 weeks or more in advance of planned time off.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Is able to carry bundles upstairs weighing up to 10 pounds.
Must be able to stoop and bend.
Must be able to hear and effectively communicate in English.


Job Summary:

Responsible for oversight of all payroll, billing and collections functions. This person shall have primary oversight of the orientation and training of the payroll assistants in each of their designated territories in the computer system, payroll and billing reports and monthly management of the AR.

Organizational Relationship: Reports to the Agency Manager
Risk of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate (or equivalent),
  • 2 years recent experience in management and supervision of credit and collections, payroll and billing, and governmental billing procedures in a home services agency or other health field.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in electronic payroll and billing procedures in a home care environment.
  • Ability to multi-task with minimal stress.
  • Must have a criminal background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises data entry of visit notes, authorization for services and payroll processes.
  • Assists the locations in problem solving payroll/billing issues.
  • Manages the upload of payroll data in a timely fashion.
  • Conducts monthly meetings (via conference call) with payroll assistants in the designated territory to review new processes, address problem areas and develop creative approaches to improve profit margins and AR management.
  • Manages the AR for the designated territory in collaboration with individual payroll assistants.
  • Assures prompt resolution of AR >90 days in collaboration with Agency Managers.
  • Participates in all collection activities of problem accounts.
  • Oversight of the timely completion of all billing forms. Assists when help is requested.
  • Communicates with Agency Manager on problem areas.
  • Assures that all payroll assistants are following the procedure for taking deposits and receiving weekly private pay payments. Responsible for stopping service in prescribed, acceptable manner when no payments are received for 3 consecutive weeks. To continue service requires a written action plan approved by the Agency Manager. Payroll Manager shall write and send notification to the client/family regarding potential cessation of service.
  • Maintains good relationships with contracts and accounts.
  • Assures Agency Manager that offices are operated in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Reviews and analyzes all financial reports on a monthly basis with Agency Managers.
  • Demonstrates a concerned, helpful and professional persona with all office personnel.
  • Notifies the Agency of emergencies, sickness, and other imminent occurrences that may affect the client caseload as quickly as possible relative to the event's occurrence.
  • Submits written time requests 2 weeks or more in advance of planned time off.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Must be able to stoop and bend.
Must be able to hear and effectively communicate in English.
Must be able to work well with people especially under pressure or in stressful times.


Job Summary:

An individual who, under professional supervision, provides assistance with nutritional and environmental support, personal hygiene, feeding and dressing.

Organizational Relationship: Reports to the qualified Supervisor
Risk of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: B: limited exposure

Qualifications:

A High school diploma or equivalent.
Completion of a training for personal care services.
Will have a minimum of one (1) year experience as a professional.
Must have a criminal background check and current CPR certification.
Speaks, reads, and writes and able to communicate effectively in English.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform tasks assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Report in writing, on agency forms, to the Supervisor on each client assignment.
  • Promptly report any significant changes observed or reported in the client's condition to the Supervisor.
  • Confer as required with the Supervisor regarding client's progress.
  • Provide Personal Care services which may include
    • assistance with bathing
    • getting in and out of bed
    • teeth, mouth, denture and hair care
    • assistance with mobility and ambulation including use of walker, cane or crutches
    • changing of bed and laundering the bed linens and personal clothing
    • skin care excluding wound care
    • care of glasses and hearing aids
    • assistance with dressing and undressing
    • toileting, including use and care of bedpan, urinal, commode, toilet
    • light cleaning in essential areas of the home during personal care activities
    • meal prep, food purchasing, meal serving
    • simple transfers, including bed to chair or wheelchair and reverse
    • accompanying the client to obtain medical diagnosis and treatment
    • other as outlined on service plan.
  • Follow Standard precautions/proper infection control when providing client service.
  • Maintain client confidentiality per HIPAA and Agency policy guidelines.
  • Perform ONLY tasks specified for each individual client on the service plan.
  • Follow emergency procedures in the event of any medical or non-medical situations.
  • Follow client rights at all times.
  • Record each activity performed on each case on a daily basis.
  • Report any incidents or client changes immediately to the Supervisor.
  • Submit Daily Activity Sheets and record accurately on a timely basis (weekly).
  • Follow instructions, is punctual and is at work as scheduled.
  • Follow all agency policy and procedures.
  • Attend in-service education annually per agency policy.
  • Maintain effective communication with client, family, supervisor and other team members.
  • Follows instructions, is punctual and attendance is acceptable.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Is able to lift, turn and transfer clients weighting up to 150+ pounds.
Is able to carry bundles upstairs weighing up to 10 pounds.
Must be able to stoop and bend.
Must be able to travel to prospective client's place of residence.
Must be able to hear and effectively communicate in English.


Job Summary:

Responsible for taking new referrals, matching workers with the case and managing the ongoing client needs keeping continuity as the priority aspect of the process.

Organizational Relationship: Reports to the Agency Manager
Risk Of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate (or equivalent),
  • 1 year recent experience as a scheduling coordinator in a home services agency or related field.
  • Ability multi-task and a Propensity for working with and helping people
  • Must have a criminal background check.

Responsibilities:

  • Takes incoming referrals without delay.
  • Actively works to encourage departmental growth (networking).
  • Cooperates with Scheduling Manager regarding investigation of client complaints/concerns. Remains calm, non-defensive and helpful in finding appropriate resolution.
  • Cooperates regarding new processes developed to improve workflow and efficiency.
  • Files all incoming documents timely and efficiently keeping all HIPAA information secured.
  • Prints and distributes weekly accurate schedules.
  • Reports staff who service clients outside the scheduled times without notification to the office.
  • Receives and follows up on faxes received from answering service each morning.
  • Takes and gives report from/to On-Call each morning.
  • Reports all complaints and/or problems related to off hour issues (answering service) or On-call.
  • Participates in the QA Committee & orientation process as requested.
  • Cooperates with Scheduling Manager regarding scheduling projects as designated by the Agency Manager to improve internal scheduling processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Opens all staff requests within 48 hours of receipt.
  • Reviews staff paperwork for accuracy/completeness to ensure medical records are up to date.
  • Enforces the Agency's disciplinary process without prejudice or discrimination.
  • Notifies the Agency of emergencies, sickness, and other imminent occurrences that may affect the client caseload as quickly as possible relative to the event's occurrence.
  • Submits written time requests 2 weeks or more in advance of planned time off.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Is able to carry bundles upstairs weighing up to 10 pounds.
Must be able to stoop and bend.
Must be able to hear and effectively communicate in English.


Job Summary:

Responsible for Clerical Duties within the Office.

Organizational Relationship: Reports directly to the Agency Manager
Risk of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

High School education.
A minimum of 6 months office work experience.
Must possess typing and other clerical skills
Must have a criminal background check.

Responsibilities:

Type memos, correspondence, agendas and reports as required.
Make appointments and informs staff members of meetings.
Maintain confidential Agency files.
Photocopying, Phone work, filing as required.
Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Must be able to operate a computer and other office equipment with intermediate efficiency.
Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.
Must be able to comprehend and communicate in English.
Primarily a desk job which entails sitting, standing and minimal lifting of office supplies, records, etc.
Must be able to stoop and bend effectively so as to be able to perform the above-listed job responsibilities.


Job Summary:

Responsible for day-to-day supervision of direct client services, managing the weekly schedules of clinicians, taking the referral intakes as needed, conducting client record reviews and participating in the QA activities.

Organizational Relationship: Reports directly to the Agency Manager
Risk of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

A professional with a minimum of one (1) year training and experience in home/health services.
In addition, at least one (1) year of supervisory or administrative experience in home services or a related program.
Must have criminal background check and current CPR certification.

Responsibilities:

  • Takes referrals and assigns clients to field staff.
  • Follows up on referrals by contacting clients, family members, etc.
  • Handles client service supervision per agency policy.
  • Documents telephone/in-office conferences with clients/family, staff, and others.
  • Manages the client services coordination.
  • Manages the HR needs of the client services department, notifying the Agency Manager when new hires are needed to stay proactive with growth plan.
  • Assists with interviews and hires select service personnel.
  • Orients staff to policies and procedures of our Agency.
  • Supervises staff to ensure quality performance standards.
  • Establishes mutual goal setting and achievement standards.
  • Projects a concerned, professional appearance toward Agency staff.
  • Maintains high visibility andavailability via telephone while in the office.
  • Works to develop a positive rapport/relationship with all staff.
  • Performs tasks as delegated by Agency Manager.
  • Carries beeper when away from office and responds within the hour.
  • Shares on-call responsibility on an equitable basis.
  • Actively develops and pursues referral sources, as well as facilitates on-going relationships with various community organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Functional Abilities:

Must be able to hear and effectively communicate in English.
Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.
Must be able to travel to prospective clients' place of residence.


Job Summary:

Completes intake referral form when is unavailable. Promptly delivers referral to the supervisor immediately after completion.

Organizational Relationship: Reports to the qualified Supervisor
Risk of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: C: no exposure

Qualifications:

High School graduate.
At least one year working experience, prefer in health care setting.
Excellent communication skills.
Must have criminal background check.

Responsibilities:

Answers phones, receives all intake information.
Takes telephone referral information when appropriate.
Handles all matters related to referrals, with the exception of issues that require professional/service delivery judgment.
Advise Supervisor of all new cases to be serviced.
Documents and reports to Supervisor when there is a change in client status, change in service requirement, change in employee assigned to case and any unsatisfactory performance.
Participates in the evaluation of field staff in regard to punctuality, reliability, assignments and related matters.
Telemarketing Agency services.
Is productive and uses time efficiently.
Follows instructions, is punctual and attendance is acceptable.
Cooperates with supervisor and with client/family.
Is self-reliant and plans appropriately.
Shows interest, asks questions and seeks information.
Other duties as required.

Functional Abilities:

Must be able to read 12 point or larger type.
Must be able to lift and stoop effectively so as to be able to perform the above listed responsibilities.
Must be able to hear adequately with no more than an amplifier on the phone and to speak in a manner understood by most persons.
Must be able to read, write and maintains simple records in English
Computer literate or willing to learn.


Job Summary:

The CNA provides personal care and related services in the home. She/he functions under the direction, instruction and supervision of the staff nurse and the Nursing Director and/or appropriate supervisor.

Organizational Relationship: The CNA reports directly to the Nursing Director.

Risk Of Occupational Exposure To Blood Borne Pathogens: B: limited exposure

Qualifications:

  • Completion of the 9th grade; prefer high school graduate.
  • Ability to read and write & communicate in English consistent with job requirements
  • Completion of a qualified, state approved training program consistent with state and federal requirements and for which a CNA certificate was obtained.
  • Satisfactory performance on a competency evaluation.
  • The emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with the patient, patientís family, and the personnel of the Agency.
  • Reliable means of transportation to get to assigned patient visits.
  • Current CPR certification
  • Must have a criminal background check & other checks as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rate).
  • Provide direct patient care such as assisting with bathing, eating, dressing, and walking patients.
  • Turn and reposition bedridden patients to prevent breakdown of their skin.
  • Change bed linens.
  • Record amount of oral intake and measure urinary output.
  • Transfer patient using Hoyer lift or assist patients in transferring from bed to chair, chair to chair or chair to bed as necessary.
  • Assist patient in ambulation with/or without assistive devices such as walkers and canes
  • Collect non-invasive specimens for tests.
  • Position and empty bedpans and/or urinals as necessary.
  • Interact with patients and family.
  • Transport patients (if allowable) and equipment as needed per Agency policy.
  • Keep a record of care given per Agency policy.
  • Monitor patients and report any variances to normal to the nurse for further assessment.
  • Follow Standard precautions to prevent the spread of organisms.
  • Carries out her assignment as instructed by the nurse or the paramedical team and reports to the nurse when she is unable to do so
  • Works with personnel of other community agencies involved in the patientís care as directed by the staff nurse
  • Performs routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the patient, as instructed by the professional nurse
  • Attends in-service as required by state and federal regulations
  • Confirms on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Supervisor/Director, to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel.
  • Notifying the Agency of absences due to: illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods, or special professional meetings, which will affect agreed service with the Agency. Notification must occur 3 hours or more prior to visit scheduled.
  • Demonstrates patience, honesty, good health, and the willingness and ability to follow directions.

Functional Abilities:

Is able to lift, turn and transfer patients weighting up to 200 pounds.
Is able to carry bundles upstairs weighing up to 10 pounds.
Must be able to stoop and bend.
Must be able to travel to prospective patientís place of residence
Must be able to understand and communicate in English.


Job Summary

The home health aide provides personal care and related services in the home that are allowed to be performed under state law. She/he functions under the direction, instruction and supervision of the staff nurse and the Clinical Manager and/or appropriate supervisor.

Organizational Relationship: Reports to Nurse/Therapist Risk of Occupational Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: A: high exposure

Qualifications

  • Prefer Completion of the 9th grade.
  • Ability to read and write in English, consistent with job requirements.
  • Must have a criminal background check and current CPR certification.

Meets one of the following:

  • A home health aide training and competency evaluation program as specified by CMS in the CoP ß 484.80 (b) and (c) respectively,
  • OR
  • A competency evaluation program that meets CMS specifications,
  • OR
  • A nurse aide training and competency evaluation program approved by the state as meeting the requirements of 42 CFR 483.151-154,
  • OR
  • The requirements of a state licensure program that meets the provisions of CMS Home Health CoP ß 484.80 (b) and (c).

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Tasks to be performed by an HHA must be assigned by and performed under the supervision of an RN who will be responsible for the patient care provided by the HHA.
  • Perform services that are permitted under state law.

Duties of the HHA may include:

  • Assist with ADLS and iADLs as per the POC
  • Follow the POC for each patient and document the same
  • Help patients to maintain good personal hygiene
  • Assist in maintaining a healthful, safe environment
  • Meal preparation as per the plan of care
  • Assist patients with ambulation as per the POC
  • Assist with certain treatments as directed by the Skilled nurse
  • Assist therapy personnel as needed with rehabilitative processes per the HHA POC
  • May cue for medications ordinarily self-administered as assigned
  • Taking and charting vital signs under the direction of a nurse or healthcare practitioner
  • Encourages patients to be as independent as possible according to the nursing care plan
  • Attempts to promote patientís mental alertness through involvement in activities
  • Gives simple emotional support to patients and other members of the household
  • Establishes a relationship with patient and family which transmits trust and confidentiality
  • Prepares a report of visits on the day it is performed and incorporates same in the clinical record weekly or as directed
  • Reports any changes in the patientís status or home situation immediately to the supervisor, staff nurse, or aide supervisor, including recognizing & reporting skin changes
  • Carries out assignments as instructed by the nurse/Therapist or and documents and reports when she is unable to do so
  • An active participant on the multidisciplinary team
  • Works with personnel of other community agencies involved in the patientís care as directed
  • Performs routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the patient, as instructed by the nurse
  • Attends in-service as required by state and federal regulation
  • Timely & complete documentation per agency policies & procedures
  • An active member of the care team, attending case conferences as required
  • Confirming on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Supervisor/Director
  • Notifying the Agency of absences due to illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods, or special professional meetings, which will affect agreed service with the Agency
  • Wears the Agencyís name badge at all times when seeing Agency patients
  • Active Participation in the Agency QA Program
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Special Equipment to Be Operated
  • Vehicle to do routine patient visits, possible transfer/lifting devices, medical supplies

Work Environment

  • Indoors, performing patient care/tasks in the patientís residence
  • Travel to patient residences/meetings; will require transportation to get to various work sites
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases

Functional Abilities

  • Able to access patientís homes that may not be handicap accessible.
  • Able to hear, speak, understand and communicate effectively in English.

Physical Requirements

On a daily basis: walking, standing, sitting, reaching, use of telephone, use of computers & other office equipment, lifting/transferring 150 lbs or greater, bending, stooping, climbing stairs.


Job Summary

A Licensed Practical Nurse provides practical nursing skills within the scope of nursing practice standards in collaboration with RN case managers/supervisors, teaches and educates patients and their families according to the established professional plan of care. Licensed Practical nursing is performed under the supervision of the assigned RNís, Administrator, and Clinical Manager.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved LPN nursing school.
  • Currently, licensed ďin good standingĒ in (state).
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience as a licensed practical nurse, preferably in a home care setting.
  • Must have a criminal background check and current CPR certification.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Maintains the nursing frequency established by the supervising RN.
  • Prepares equipment & materials for treatments observing aseptic techniques as required.
  • Follows the plan of care established by the supervising RN.
  • Reporting to the RN.
  • Performs home safety check and environmental check of the patientís home environment on all visits. Reports any unsafe or potentially unsafe condition to the supervising RN.
  • Performs nursing visit and documents accordingly.
  • Reviews and follows the supervising RNís plan of care, communicating frequently with the supervising RN on any suggested changes necessary.
  • Collaborates with the supervising RN on a weekly (or more frequent basis) to benchmark toward the established outcome goals.
  • Reviews the patientís ADL and iADL abilities.
  • Communicates any suggested changes to the supervising RN.
  • Teaches patient & family self-care techniques as appropriate.
  • Reinforces the HHA plan of care when HHA services are ordered.
  • Effectively communicates with patient/family the POC and progression of such.
  • Effectively communicates with other disciplines in the case (actively participates in case conferencing) to effectively and appropriately problem solve as situations arise.
  • Communicates effectively with the supervising RN, scheduled visits planned and changes to the schedule on a weekly basis. Caseload is self-scheduled but communication of the clinicianís schedule to the nursing supervisor is essential.
  • Communicates in case conferencing sessions. Effectively functioning as an involved team member to collaborate on best practices for the individual patientís needs.
  • Submits accurate, complete paperwork at the end of every week so that all medical records are intact and up to date. Uses the drop box if the office is already closed for the weekend.
  • Notifies the supervising RN with requests for re-authorization of ďmore visits neededĒ prior to third party insurers authorized number of visits expiring.
  • Suggests Community Services that may be available to the patient to assist in safe home care needs.
  • Participates in the QA Committee
  • Participates in staff meetings. Adjusts visits on the staff meeting day to accommodate this function.
  • Participates in the growth of the office by being a willing preceptor for same discipline employees.
  • Maintains LPN licensure and actively seeks out educational experiences to enhance the practice of home care nursing for her/him and the benefit of the patients serviced.
  • Notifies the Agency of emergencies, sickness, and other imminent occurrences that may affect the patient caseload as quickly as possible relative to the eventís occurrence.
  • Submits written time requests 2 weeks or more in advance of planned time off.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Equipment To Be Operated

Vehicle to do routine patient visits, possible transfer/lifting devices, medical supplies

Work Environment

  • Indoors, performing patient care assessment/tasks in the patientís residence
  • Travel to patient residences/meetings; will require transportation to get to various work sites
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases

Functional Abilities

  • Able to access patientís homes that may not be handicap accessible.
  • Able to hear, speak, understand and communicate effectively in English.

Physical Requirements

On a daily basis: walking, standing, sitting, reaching, use of telephone, use of computers & other office equipment, lifting/transferring 150 lbs or greater, bending, stooping, climbing stairs


Job Summary

A professional who provides professional nursing services within the scope of nursing practice standards in collaboration with primary care physicians, teaches and educates patients and their families. Professional skilled nursing is performed under the supervision of the Administrator/Clinical Manager.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved professional nursing program (RN).
  • Currently, licensed ďin good standingĒ in (state).
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience as a professional nurse, preferably in home care.
  • Must have a criminal background check.
  • Must have current CPR certification.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Furnishes those services requiring substantial and specialized nursing skill.
  • Initiates appropriate preventative and rehab nursing procedures.
  • Prepares & submits timely, clinical and progress notes.
  • Oversees coordination of patient services.
  • Informs MD and other staff of changes in PT situation or needs.
  • Completes medical history/home safety check/environmental assessments.
  • Performs socio-psychological evaluation.
  • Performs assessment visit and documents timely. (ie. OASIS/ Skilled Nursing Note etc.).
  • Performs physical examination and review of all body systems and documents accordingly.
  • Develops individualized Plan of Care (POC) to be submitted to the physician for approval and implementation and performs necessary revisions based upon patient needs.
  • Determines medical necessity for other services.
  • Regularly re-evaluates the patient's nursing needs.
  • Evaluates the patient's ADL and iADL abilities and need for home health aide.
  • Develops and implements the HHA plan of care when HHA services are ordered. Revises and signs this care plan the beginning of each certification period.
  • Supervises HHA in accordance with state/federal requirements and documents the supervision.
  • Orders "other" professional services that may be appropriate to the needs.
  • Reviews billing processes with patient and/or family advising patient and/or family when co-pay or Medicare is not likely to pay for services.
  • Effectively communicates ongoing with patient and family progression/changes in POC.
  • Effectively communicates with Supervisor/Clinical Manager/other disciplines in the case.
  • Communication with the patient's MD (verbally and/or in writing) to obtain effective treatment modalities and/or rehabilitative therapy modalities.
  • Actively communicates in the case conferencing sessions to establish best practices.
  • Submits requests for re-authorization of "more visits needed" to payers timely.
  • Coordinates Community Services for the patient to assist in safe home care needs.
  • Participates in the QA Committee.
  • Performs timely clinical record reviews (CRR) per Agency policy in collaboration with the Nursing Supervisor.
  • Participates in ongoing staff meetings/in-services.
  • Participates in the growth of office by being a willing preceptor for same discipline employees.
  • Participates in the planning, operation and evaluation of the nursing services of the organization.
  • Maintains professional licensure per state requirements.
  • Notifies the Agency of emergencies, sickness, and other imminent occurrences that may affect the patient caseload as quickly as possible relative to the event's occurrence.
  • Submits written time requests 2 weeks or more in advance of planned time off.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Equipment To Be Operated

Vehicle to do routine patient visits, possible transfer/lifting devices, medical supplies

Work Environment

  • Indoors, performing patient care assessment/tasks in the patientís residence
  • Travel to patient residences/meetings; will require transportation to get to various work sites
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases

Functional Abilities

  • Able to access patientís homes that may not be handicap accessible.
  • Able to hear, speak, understand and communicate effectively in English.

Physical Requirements

On a daily basis: walking, standing, sitting, reaching, use of telephone, use of computers & other office equipment, lifting/transferring 150 lbs or greater, bending, stooping, climbing stairs.


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