Community VNA Home Care Aides (HCAs)

Position Type Part time benefited
Hours Per Week 32
Education Level High School Graduate or Equivalent
Years Of Experience 1-2
Position Status Now Hiring!
Location Attleboro, MA

Job Responsibilities

Qualified CNA/HCA to assist our clients or family in the achievement of physical and emotional comfort. Part time benefited schedule with availability to work Monday – Friday and one weekend a month.

Job Requirements

  • Provides personal care services, such as:
    • reading and recording temperature, pulse and respiration
    • maintaining a clean, safe and healthy environment
    • bed, sponge, tub or shower bathing
    • shampooing in sink, tub or shower
    • caring for nails and skin
    • oral hygiene
    • assisting with toileting and elimination
  • Applies safety principles and proper body mechanics to the performance of specific techniques of personal and supportive care such as ambulation of clients, transferring clients, assisting with the normal range of motion and positioning and doing household chores
  • Prepares and provides adequate nutrition and fluid intake within diet restrictions
  • Renders services in strict accordance with the written plan of care
  • Performs homemaking and other environmental services that facilitate receiving sanitary and safe care at home
  • Observes, reports and documents changes in client status or expectations of service promptly to the staff coordinator or Director
  • Understands basic elements of body functioning and reports changes in client body functions as indicated
  • Recognizes emergency situations and implements appropriate emergency procedures when indicated
  • Understands and meets the physical, emotional and developmental needs of all clients, including the need for respect of clients, their privacy and their property
  • Demonstrates utilization of good basic infection control procedures and follows company procedures, especially in regard to infection control, handling of hazardous wastes, and safety measures in all instances
  • Accurately documents care provided and submits day sheets including task sheets within department time frame

Job Qualifications

• Home Care Aide Certificate of Completion that meets federal/state requirements
• Successfully completes the written Home Care Aide competency exam and the skills assessment evaluation
• Takes oral and written instruction well
• Demonstrates good communication skills
• Ability to work in an independent setting
• Home care experience strongly preferred