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Home Health Aide – We C.A.R.E. Home Health Agency – Montgomery, PA

COMPANY INFORMATION

Has access to all client medical records which may be discussed with the Registered Nurse.

QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of at least the ninth grade. Preferably a high school diploma or equivalent

Must have completed a minimum of 40 hours of training which includes an introduction to personal care services

Must be free from health problems that may be injurious to client, self and co-workers and must present appropriate evidence to substantiate this

Must comprehends the basics of personal care, housekeeping and meal preparation

Must understand and respect client’s including ethics and confidentiality of care

Must be able to understand, read and write English.

JOB CONDITIONS

The ability to drive and the ability to access clients’ homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible are required.

Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the client’s condition and to perform client care/services

On occasion, may be required to bend, stoop, reach and move client weight up to 250 pounds; lift and/or carry up to 30 pounds.

Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Follows the plan of care to help the client to maintain good personal hygiene and maintain a healthful, safe environment, is to perform ONLY those functions specified for each individual client

Receives written instructions from the supervisor

Has knowledge of Agency policies and procedures

Is trained in first aid.

Is oriented and trained in all aspects of care to be provided to clients.

If able to demonstrate competency in all areas of training for personal care

Home Health Aides may assist clients with the following activities:

Self-administration of medications by reminding the client to take medications and opening containers for the client

Housekeeping

Personal grooming and dressing

Eating and meal preparation

Oral hygiene and denture care

Toileting and toilet hygiene

Arranging for medical and dental care including transportation to and from the appointment

Taking and recording oral temperatures

Administering emergency first aid

Providing or arranging for social interaction

Providing transportation

Documents observations and services in the individual client record.

Reports any change in the client’s mental or physical condition or in the home situation to his/her immediate supervisor, the staff nurse, or to the Home Care Aide supervisor

EQUIPMENT OPERATION

Use of BP cuff, thermometer and stethoscope Hand washing materials.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Medical Specialty:

  • Home Health

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overnight shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Home Health: 1 year (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Employer type:

Qualifications:

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