Per Diem – Certified Home Health Aide

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Starting Salary: 
To be discussed at interview
Department: 
Options Access Center (OAC)
Positions Available: 

Per diem

Days/Hours: 

Per Diem – currently between 8am – 12noon daily; may include weekends and holidays as scheduled.

Basic Functions: 

The Certified Home Health Aide carries out healthcare tasks in a resident’s home under the supervision of a registered nurse or licensed therapist.  A CHHA also provides assistance with personal hygiene, activities of daily living (ADL's), maintains a neat and homelike living environment for residents, and interacts with residents in a way that meets their psychosocial needs.  The Certified Home Health Aide is also responsible for working as a team member, for assisting co-workers and managers in the pursuit of service excellence, and for following both organizational/regulatory policies and procedures. 

Requirements: 

HS Diploma or GED required, current NJ CHHA Certification.

Physical Demands: 
  • Walks, bends, lifts and stands the majority of the day
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • For up to 85% of the time, must be able to read, write, speak, hear, lift/assist residents into and out of beds, chairs, and the bathroom as well as turn residents in bed and engage in other physical activity, including bending, stooping, carrying, and standing, sitting, or walking for prolonged periods
  • Works in residents’ homes, office area(s) as well as the nursing service areas (i.e., resident rooms, etc.)
  • Moves intermittently during working hours.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies etc., under all conditions/circumstances.
  • Subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel, and visitors.
  • Works beyond normal working hours, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
  • Subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
  • Subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, disinfectants and other air contaminants.
  • Subject to exposure to infectious waste, disease, conditions, etc., including TB and the HIV, MRSA, C-Difficale and Hepatitis B viruses.
  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. 

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