Personal Care Line Home Health Aide
Company: Amedisys Inc.
Posted on: September 25, 2022
What You Will Do The Home Health Aide assists clients with
non-skilled nursing tasks as well as household tasks in accordance
with relevant local, state and federal agencies and with a care
plan developed by a clinician in accordance with state and local
laws and regulations. The Home Health Aide supports and encourages
clients in self-help and optimal level of independence or
participation in activities of daily living and home management as
related to comfort, care, and safety of a client in the home. The
Home Health Aide provides care for medically complex clients
including clients with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders,
mental illness and clients under a hospice program. Performs and
assists clients with activities of daily living including: bathing,
dressing, grooming, skin care, mouth care, foot care, and
toileting. Performs non-skilled nursing tasks including: exercises
that may include range of motion exercises, ambulation, regular
skin care, care to pressure point areas, dressing changes, safe
client transfers including transfers with mechanical devices or
partners, using and maintaining special equipment and supplies
appropriately, oral hygiene and hair care. Monitors and records
vital signs including temperature, pulse, and respirations and
monitors liquid intakes and outputs. Provides medication reminders.
Plans, prepares, and serves meals according to dietary
instructions. Accompanies client on errands or runs errands for the
client, including shopping for food and household supplies.
Maintains a clean and safe environment for client by performing
household services. Engages in stimulating conversation and
activities. Communicates and reports any changes or concerns
regarding clients in a timely manner. Cooperates with all other
caregivers to deliver excellent care to clients and participates in
multi-disciplinary care delivery. Other duties as assigned.
Required Must be at least 18 years old. Flexible, sensitive to the
needs of others, reliable, and able to cope with emergencies.
Successful completion of the Home Health Aide training or its
equivalent or a current, unencumbered CNA license with successful
completion of the Home Health Aide crossover training or its
equivalent. Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age,
pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status,
disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic
predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected
Keywords: Amedisys Inc., Malden , Personal Care Line Home Health Aide, Healthcare , Malden, Massachusetts
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