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Home Care Aide- Downtown Portland

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

General Purpose:We are currently looking for HCAs / Home Care Aides to join our Homecare--team and work in and around the Downtown Portland--area. Currently looking to fill Monday through the Sunday--ongoing for approximately 30 hours a week / or short shifts of 4-hours. May vary between day and swing shift. Perfect for Bus riders willing to travel from client to client.Job Benefits

  • Locally Owned and Operated
  • Free Education Courses
  • Flexible Assignment to fit your Needs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • In-Office Orientation
  • OregonSaves Program
  • Paid travel from client to clientJob RequirementsOur HCA / Home Care Aide requirements include, but are not limited to be:
    • Home Care Aide Training to meet Oregon State Guidelines and/or CNA license (active or expired) in Oregon
      • Need the Home Care Aide Training? WE CAN HELP!!
      • Medication Training (provided by employer)
      • Current CPR certification
      • Ability to pass Oregon State and Federal background check
      • Ability to obtain two positive work references
      • Minimum six (6) months verifiable experience providing hands-on care
      • Ability to occasionally lift up to fifty (50) poundsWorking Conditions & Physical Effort:
        • Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office from assignment to assignment.
        • Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation.
        • Work is normally performed in the patient---s home.
        • Occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens, and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex, and or non-latex gloves).
        • Able to constantly stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely.
        • Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients/patients.
        • Able to frequently carry bundles such as groceries and laundry up or downstairs and lift with or without assistance.
        • Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm (i.e. DME supplies, knobs, or objects).
        • Able to read 8 points or larger type.
        • Medium physical activity that may require frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling up to 50 lbsOur HCA / Home Care Aide responsibilities include, but are not limited to be:
          • Provides for patient---s personal hygiene, grooming, and comfort needs, i.e., toileting and elimination, baths, backrubs, shampoos, shaves, bed baths, tub baths or showers, skin and nail care, and oral hygiene.
          • Promotes a safe environment during care.
          • Utilizes infection control measures such as hand washing and use of personnel protective equipment.
          • Observes and report the condition of the patient/client to the appropriate supervisor.
          • Works in a team environment to effectively deliver care and assistance to patients and staff.
          • Assists with ambulation, transfers, and exercises.
          • Performs patient-related procedures such as but not limited to measuring and documenting intake and output; urine specimen collections; measurements of vital signs; and weight.
          • Administers non-medicated enemas, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz, and therapeutic baths under the direction of the registered nurse.
          • Transports patients and equipment within the facility as necessary.
          • Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
          • May have access to personal health information (---PHI---) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Portland , Home Care Aide- Downtown Portland, Other , Portland, Oregon

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