Home Health Aid CNA

ID# GMILLS19294785

Description: Home Health Aide 

Home Health Aide Job Purpose: Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition; providing support and personal services; teaching families.

 

Possible Live In Situation. 

Home Health Aide Job Duties:

·         Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.

·         Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopping for food and other household requirements; preparing and serving meals and snacks; running errands.

·         Assists patients by providing personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming.

·         Helps patients care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.

·         Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; advising on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping.

·         Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.

·         Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepses standards and procedures; maintaining security precautions; following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards;

·         Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

·         Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.

·         Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

·         Run Errands in support, Escort patient to Physicians Office

Skills/Qualifications: Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Nursing Skills, Health Care Administration, Patient Services, Verbal Communication, Listening, Training , Dependability, Emotional Control, Medical Teamwork

 

 

Highly Desirable Preference given to those with the ability to speak Sinhalese as a first or second language

Position Details:

Health Care

Business

Start Date: 
2-16-2015
End Date: 
12-31-2018

Glen MIlls, PA

Full Time

40+

Commensurate With Experience

GMILLS19294785

No

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