Home Health Aide

  1. Beachwood,OH
  2. Sep 01, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Home Health Aide
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Home Health Aide

Job Summary:  

WE OFFER FULL-TIME AND 12 HOURS SHIFTS!!!

  • Assists with and encourage client participation with activities of daily living to include but not limited to, bathing, dressing, ambulation and exercise.
  • Assists client with ambulation, including lifting and transfers as appropriate.
  • Assists with medications that are self administered by the client.
  • Assists with light housekeeping and laundry.
  • Assists in meal preparation and feeding of client as necessary.
  • Assist in client transportation when appropriate.
  • Insures a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Insures safe care of client’s clothing and valuables.
  • Reports all changes in client’s condition to nursing supervisor and/or program director.
  • Provides documentation that is compliant with agency, state and federal regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Utilizes Universal Precautions.
  • Attends 8-12 hours of in-service education annually. Successfully completes First
  • Aid and CPR training every two years.
  • Demonstrates awareness of, follows all safety policies and procedures, and adheres to all recommended safe work practices.  Also contributes to the control of hazards in specified area of responsibility.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED. 
  •  Must have1 year of professional caregiving experience in the last 3 years or an STNA license.
  • Testing shall include written test and skills testing by return demonstration.

Licenses/Certifications:

 

 

  • Valid Ohio driver’s license and no more than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years 
  • Current car insurance in your name or your name listed on the declaration page of your insurance
  • Current TB test or chest x-ray

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to read, write and communicate in a caring, compassionate manner to the client
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • The ability to safely transfer clients

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