Home Health Aide

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Certified Home Health Aide Monroe County
Job no: 492666
Work type: Days, Full-time, Part-time, Weekends
Location: Monroe County
Categories: Health Home

Responsibilities:

Performs specific personal care duties, i.e., bathing. Involves lifting and supporting patient’s weight, as outlined on the client’s care plan and instructed by the Community Health Nurse.
Responds to any emergencies in household following established procedures.
May prepare meals for clients following special diet.
Assists patients with walking and at times using assistive devices such as walkers.
Assists in lifting and transfer of partially weight bearing patients utilizing proper body mechanics; utilizes Hoyer Lift for heavy transfers, or to assist patients who cannot support their own weight.
Observes and reports to Community Health Nurse any changes in the client’s condition, attitude, or surroundings.
Performs assigned tasks necessary to maintain a clean, safe environment for the patient. For example: (light vacuuming, dusting, cleaning bathroom, laundry, grocery shopping)
Utilize Teleaide at the end of each patient visit (telephony system).
Attend quarterly in-services when scheduled. Twelve hours of in-services training is required annually to keep Home Health Aide Certificate valid.
Must adhere to our dress code and be in uniform at all times.
Must be reliable and be at cases when scheduled. Must be willing, able, and ready to work during chosen availability.
May be assigned to work in alternated care settings.
All related duties as assigned on the care plan.
Responsible for the Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) established by their manage.
Consistently demonstrates ICARE values to patients, patient’s families and co-workers.

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