Home Health Aide EMT
Looking for a full time EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) to conduct home visits on chronically ill, high-risk seniors in Miami-Dade and Broward County through a value-based care proposition. This position works closely with the Chronic Care Management division of a busy Management Services Organization in the outpatient and at-home care setting.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Careful examination of patient for signs and symptoms of illness or injury.
· Vital signs assessment.
· Timely documentation of patient condition with information relayed to provider.
· Execution of provider orders while at the home to include:
o Administration of medications Oral, injectable, IV, or inhalation route
o Wound care and dressing change
o Lab draws
o Administration of IV fluids and/or IV vitamins
· Assessment of patient’s home for fall risks, environmental triggers for Asthma patients and general home safety.
· Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients and their families, center staff and providers.
· Facilitate Tele Health Visits with the providers while in the home to ensure patient is engaged in their care and treatment plan(s).
· Conduct a medication reconciliation with the patient.
· Assess and triage post discharge patients that are not able to go to provider office or complete a telehealth visit independently.
· Reinforce discharge plans and medical treatment plans.
· Deliver customer-oriented treatment and support to high-acuity patients.
· Ability to set goals and work independently in the field while escalating important medical information to the provider and center staff with an end-goal of reducing total expenditures and maintaining the patient at home.
Licenses and Certifications (valid and in good standing):
- Certification in Basic First Aid
- EMT License
- Florida Driver’s License
- CPR Certification
- Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
Related keywords: home health aide, hha, caregiver, hiring immediately, cna, nursing assistant
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Up to $50,000.00 per year