Home Health Aide

Caregiver


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides personal care including oral hygiene, skin, hair and nail care, and shaving male patients
  • Assists with positioning patients to maintain proper body alignment and skin integrity
  • Assists with simple exercise programs, transfers, ambulation, and activity as directed by the Home Health Nurse
  • Assists patient with medications which are ordinarily self-administered
  • Assists patient with use of toilet facilities and durable equipment, bedpan, and commode
  • Takes and records blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration
  • Assists patient to achieve maximum self-reliance through relearning and modifying activities of daily living
  • Plans and prepares nutritious meals, including special diets when required
  • Performs household tasks essential to maintain patient in a clean safe environment (changing bed linens, dusting patient's room, patient's laundry, etc)
  • Promotes mental alertness of patient through conversation and purposeful activity
  • Measures and records fluid intake and output
  • Promptly reports changes in the patient's condition, behavior, or appearance to the Home Health Nurse, and/or Supervisor of Patient Services
  • Completes appropriate records on a daily basis in accordance with Agency policy and procedure
  • Attends staff meeting and in-service programs as scheduled

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • 6 month's documented experience in patient care
  • Valid and current driver's license
  • Social Security Card
  • Auto insurance
  • TB record(s) within 1 year
  • Recent physical within last 6 months
  • Clean background
  • Certified as a home health aide by the State of Indiana

Benefits available:

  • 401K
  • Paid vacation after 1 year of continuous employment
  • Fuel incentives
  • Mini-Med, Vision, Dental available

How to apply:

  • Stop by office to fill out an application and take the mandated state test
    • Monday, Tuesday, or Friday: 10am-4pm
    • See Receptionist upon entering office

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