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Arizona Licensed Health Aide- PDN

Company: Maxim Healthcare Service
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

The Arizona Licensed Health Aide (LHA) provides services to a patient who is a family member in their places of residence and/or community that includes health maintenance activities, support for activities of daily living, personal care services and homemaker services. These services are provided according to the patient's care plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide medication administration

Provide tracheostomy care

Provide enteral care and therapy

Provide nursing assistant care, these may include; Transferring, positioning and ambulation, Feeding, Personal Care (including pericare, dressing, oral care, bathing, catheter care), range of motion, vital signs, blood pressure, and documentation and reporting of abnormal vital signs or blood pressure

Arrives at the client's home on time and leaves when shift schedule is complete

Performs all duties in an accurate and timely manner

Maintains confidentiality of all patient information, in accordance with HIPAA standards

Safeguards the patient from infection by practicing appropriate infection control procedures including but not limited to universal precautions

Notifies the office of any abnormal findings or changes in the client's condition.

Effectively communicates with the office staff

Provides requirements-related information in a timely fashion (examples; annual in-service requirements, Proof of CPR certification, etc.)

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED required

Must successfully complete agency Licensed Health Aide training program

Must obtain and maintain an active Licensed Health Aide licensure with the Arizona Board of Nursing

Must adhere to time and attendance policies

Ability to complete tasks in a professional manner and adhere to policies regarding professionalism and boundaries

Must demonstrate a compassionate nature and possess strong interpersonal skills

Computer skills required

Proficient in reading and writing

Required trainings as assigned by home health agency

Must have a relationship to the patient that meets the definition of "family member" in Arizona Nurse Practice Act R4-19-101. "Family Member", means a licensed health aide (LHA) who is an adult (at least 18 years old) and has the following relationship with the LHA's one patient: 1. spouse, 2. children/step children, 3. son/daughter-in-law, 4. grandchildren, 5. siblings /step siblings, 6. parents /step parents/adoptive parents, 7. grandparents, 8. mother/father-in-law, 9. brother/sister-in-law, or 10. legal guardian.

Valid Driver's license if transporting the client is required

About Maxim Healthcare Services

Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare Service, Tucson , Arizona Licensed Health Aide- PDN, Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona

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