Home Health Aide

Full-time, Permanent Position, Available on: 10/16/2017

POSITION SUMMARY: A trained worker who provides basic health care, homemaking and personal care for patients, in accordance with the Home Care Aide Plan of Care and Agency policies/procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

Direct Patient Care

•Follows the Home Care Aide Plan of Care and documents effectively.
•Assists patient in maintaining personal hygiene in accordance with patients Plan of Care, Agency policies/procedures.
•Performs simple age-appropriate treatments/interventions as ordered in the Plan of Care.
•Assists with transfers and ambulation utilizing safe techniques and correct body mechanics.
•Assists in therapeutic exercise as instructed by nurse/therapist.
•Promotes adequate nutrition and food intake.
•Provides emotional encouragement and support and encourages patient to become increasingly self-reliant.
•Maintains cleanliness of home.
•Appropriately communicates changes in patient condition to Case Manager.
•Demonstrates appropriate use of equipment and assistive devices.
•Appropriately reports customer concerns and events per Agency policy
•Maintains patient and Agency confidentiality at all times.
•Follows all Agency policies and procedures.
•Accountable for systems thinking, teamwork and customer service.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
•Attendance in an Aide Training Course and/or the ability to pass a competency test as outlined in Agency policy is required.
•Current CPR certification.
•Use of personal vehicle, valid driver’s license and proof of car insurance.

Company: Affilia Home Health

1811 Olde Homestead Lane, Lancaster, PA 17601

Contact: Taryn Hoffman
Taryn.Hoffman@AffiliaHomeHealth.org
(717) 544-4115