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Company: AtlantiCare
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Minimum Qualifications:

* High School diploma or equivalent required. * Successful completion of a home health aide training program meeting national standards required.

* Home Health Aide certification in the State of New Jersey required.

* Valid NJ driver's license, valid registration and insurance required.

* Safe driving record also required.

* Minimum 1 year working with the frail or elderly.   *CA
POSITION SUMMARY

The PACE LIFE Program Home Health Aide provides and assists participants with activities of daily living, restorative and supportive care necessary to the preservation of the home environment. This position also reports the health status and provides a safe environment for the participants. The Home Health Aide ensures that patient care is in accordance with the plan of treatment assigned by the primary nurse, and complies with other established standards.

This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to team work and cooperation.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent required. Successful completion of a home health aide training program meeting national standards required.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Home Health Aide certification in the State of New Jersey required. Valid NJ driver's license, valid registration and insurance required. Safe driving record also required.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year working with the frail or elderly. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This positon must be able to work effectively within an interdisciplinary team model, interfacing and collaborating with a wide range of clinical and social services disciplines who work together to manage the PACE participants' care. The work setting is in an Adult Day Health Center and primary care clinic environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperatures.

This position also requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Incumbents must be able to communicate with all staff, vendors, and clients. Requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination; the ability to use department equipment. This position also requires lifting/carrying up to 30 pounds. Using appropriate body mechanics and equipment, with reasonable accommodation if needed.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

This position reports to department leadership.

The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


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