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Home Health Aide (All 5 Boroughs)

Company: Centers Plan for Healthy Living
Location: Bronx
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Home Health Aide (All 5 Boroughs)

Bronx, NY, USA --- Brooklyn, NY, USA --- Manhattan, New York, NY, USA --- Queens, NY, USA --- Staten Island, NY, USA

Req #11586

Monday, July 1, 2024

Description:

The Home Health Aid provides personal care, home management and other related home health supportive services in accordance with the DOH Matrix entitled, "Permissible and Non-Permissible Activities: Home Health Aide Services", in order to assist the individual to continue living in their home environment when there are disruptions due to illness, disability, social disadvantage or other problems in the home. The Home Health Aide is under the direct supervision of the licensed nurse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and ambulation

Assist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside (i.e., doctor's appointments, errands, etc.)

Plans, prepares, and serves meals in accordance with prescribed diet, and encourages fluid intake

Acts quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency

Performs light housekeeping duties, such as laundry, vacuuming, dusting, and mopping

Assists with grocery shopping, picking up prescriptions, and attending doctor's appointments

Provides companionship and engages in activities with the clients, such as reading, playing games, and going for walks

Measures intake and output of fluids

Monitors vital signs and reports changes to the physician, nurse, or agency supervisor

Keeps a detailed record of caregiving activities, including eating habits, mood changes, and physical activity levels

Collaborates with the client's family members and other health care professionals to ensure the best possible outcome

Adheres to all safety precautions and infection control procedures

Maintains a clean and orderly environment

Observes appearance and gross behavioral changes in the client and reports to the agency supervisor.

Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skill Set & Qualifications Required

Successful completion of a New York State Department of Health approved Home Health Aide training program as demonstrated by a valid Home Health Aide Certificate.

High school or equivalent (preferred, not required)

Sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick, and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions.

Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Good organization and communication skills and ability to read, write, understand, carry out directions, keep simple medical records, and function with minimal supervision.

Ability to operate: walker, cane, crutches, wheelchair, commode, hospital bed, hoyer lift, household appliances (i.e., vacuum, refrigerator, stove, blender, toaster, etc.)

Ability to portray exemplary customer service, speaking with respond, and avoid conflict.

Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

Great Perks and Benefits

Weekly Pay

Health Insurance

Direct Deposit

Sick Time

Safety Equipment Provided

Hazard Pay

Paid Orientation

Place to advance and build a career

Supportive Work Environment

Location -we'll do our best to provide clients as close to you as possible.

Refer A Friend & Be Rewarded

Short & Long Hours Cases to Accommodate Your Lifestyle

Flexibility - We understand how difficult it can be to find a job that balances your time with school, kids, or other priorities. We'll do our best to provide flexible options that work with your schedule.

Other details

Pay Type Hourly

Hiring Rate $19.50

Travel Required Yes

Travel % 100

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Bronx, NY, USA

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

Queens, NY, USA

Staten Island, NY, USA

Keywords: Centers Plan for Healthy Living, Mount Vernon , Home Health Aide (All 5 Boroughs), Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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