Home Health Aide
Company: visiting nurse services in westchester
Location: White Plains
Posted on: September 12, 2018
WE HAVE 35 HOURS GUARANTEED WEEKS Increased Salaries Immediate positions available for certified Home Health Aides for Westchester Care at Home . The Home Health Aide (HHA) is a member of the health team who provides supportive personal care services to patients in their homes, under the guidance and supervision of the nurse. 1. Provides assistance with personal care which includes: - Bathing (partial, complete bed, shower, tub) Oral Hygiene (teeth, gums, mouth) Grooming (hair care, shaving, shampooing, nails) Incontinent care Toileting, use of commode, bedpan, and urinal Feeding Dressing Assist with walking, use of walker, cane or wheelchair 2. Assists with other functions as assigned and instructed by the nurse or therapists -- Assist with transfers from bed to chair or commode and back -- Ambulation with and without assistive devices -- Range of motion exercise -- Temperature, pulse and respiration -- Measuring intake and output -- Weight -- Assist the clients with self administered medications -- Reinforcing/changing simple dressing -- Maintaining simple records as requested 3. Assists with secondary duties related to the client's environment Client's personal laundry Changes bed linens Shopping, if needed Light Housekeeping (dusts, vacuums, and straightens the room for client uses) Prepares and serves meals according to instructions Escort to a physician appointment (only if authorized) 4. Documents care as appropriate and on a timely basis Records activities and observations on the "Daily Activity Record' Maintains other patient care reports as appropriate 5. Reports significant changes in the patient or his/her care to the nurse as soon as possible. 6. Performs other duties as assigned Westchester Care at Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants are given equal consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, military service, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital status. Requirements: Current certification as a Home Health Aide from a New York State approved training program Valid driver's license Vehicle available to use for work Auto insurance with required company limits
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