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Caregiver / HHA / STNA

AnswerCare - Home Healthcare
Caregiver, Home Health Aide (HHA), State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)
Place of Employment: Client homes and commercial healthcare facilities.
Home Health Aide Job Purpose: Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition; providing support and personal services; teaching families.
$8.50 - $12.50 per hour
Home Health Aide Job Duties:
Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise. Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopping for food and other household requirements; preparing and serving meals and snacks; running errands. Assists patients by providing personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming. Helps patients care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene. Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; advising on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping. Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions. Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepses standards and procedures; maintaining security precautions; following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards; Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements. Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Your duties are not limited to (ADL's) Activities of Daily Living and (IADL's) Instrumental Activities of Daily Living to maintain the dignity and independence of our clients/residents. It should be noted that emphasis is for You to involve the client in the CarePlan to help provide the client/resident with the basic standards of healthy living.
Skills/Qualifications: Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Nursing Skills, Health Care Administration, Patient Services, Verbal Communication, Listening, Training , Dependability, Emotional Control, Medical Teamwork
Summary:
This is a front line position acting as a representative of AnswerCare and providing home healthcare services with RN supervision. You will mostly work independently of co-workers or supervisors and therefore must balance good judgement and initiative along with the policies of the company.
Qualifications:
- Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
- Ability to work independently
- Excellent communication and listening skills
- Patient and caring
Preferred:
- CNA / HHA / STNA or 1 year of experience as personal care Caregiver
Benefits:
Competitive Pay
Bonus Opportunity
Promotion Opportunity
Mileage Reimbursement
Direct Deposit
Hiring All Shifts!
General Notes: You will be required to maintain a safe working environment for yourself and Your clients. There may be emergency situations where You will have to react with sound judgments.


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