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University of TN Medical Center Home Care Services - Home Health

Location:
Blount County, TN
Company:
LHC Group. Inc

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The Home Health CNA is responsible for providing patients with in-home personal care and designated health related services to maintain the patient's physical and emotional well being, while following the written plan of care, Medicare/Medicaid regulations and agency policies and procedures.

University of TN Medical Center Home Health, a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.


  • Reports any unusual circumstance in the patient's condition or home environment to the primary RN/Patient Care Manager.
  • Follows current written aide assignment sheet to provide personal care and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) to include mobility transfer, walking, grooming, bathing, dressing or undressing, eating, or toileting.
  • As assigned, performs incidental household services essential to the patient's health care at home that are necessary to prevent or postpone institutionalization.
  • Completes a clinical note for each visit within required timeframes, which must be incorporated into the patient's record.
  • Participates in the in-services program. Completes at least six hours of in-services every six months.
  • Participates in daily report. Adheres to and supports care management model within the agency.
  • Participates in staff conference regarding patient care.
  • Participates in QA/QI plan or process.
  • Provides care according to the aide plan of care|assignment sheet and in accordance to State Practice Act or regulations.
  • Records and notifies RN|Patient Care Manager of any variations from the established parameters or changes in the patients condition.
  • Provides care according to the aide plan of care|assignment sheet and in accordance to State Practice Act or regulations.
  • Records and notifies RN|Patient Care Manager of any variations from the established parameters or changes in the patients condition.
  • All Other Duties as Assigned.

License Requirements
  • Current TN CNA certification.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.
Skill Requirements
  • Must be mature and able to deal effectively with the demands of a home health aide position. Able to read, write, and carry out directions promptly and accurately.

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