Home Care Aides

Position TypePart time benefited and non benefited
Hours Per WeekFlexible all shifts
Education LevelHigh School Graduate or Equivalent
Years Of Experience2
Position StatusNow Hiring!
LocationService area includes portions of Bristol County

Job Responsibilities

Qualified CNAs/HCAs to assist our clients or family in the achievement of physical and emotional comfort. Part time benefited and non-benefited flexible schedules with availability to work Monday – Friday and every other weekend.

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

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