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Servant's Heart Home Health Services

Servant's Heart Home Health Services

 

Employment

Home Health Aide Job Description

  1. The Home Health Aide is preferred to have at least 2 year experience in patient care, or have Nurse Aide Certification within the last year.  They shall be supervised by a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.

  2. The Home Health Aide should be able to do the following:
  1. Communication skills, including the ability to read, write, and make brief and accurate oral presentations to patients, Home Health Aides, and other staff
  2. Observe, report, document patient status and the care or service furnished
  3. Have knowledge of basic infection control procedures and universal precautions.
  4. Have knowledge of basic elements of body functioning and changes in body function that must be reported to an Home Health Aide's supervisor
  5. Be able to maintain a clean, safe, and healthy environment
  6. Recognize emergencies and know emergency procedures
  7. Understand the physical, emotional, and developmental needs of the population served, including the need for respect for the patient, the patient's privacy, and the patient's property
  8. Deliver appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene and grooming that include the following:
      • bed bath
      • bath (sponge, tub, or shower)
      • shampoo (sink, tub, or bed)
      • nail and skin care
      • oral hygiene
      • toileting and elimination
  1. Provide safe transfer techniques and ambulation
  2. Understand normal range of motion and positioning
  3. Monitor for adequate nutrition and fluid intake
  4. Provide medication reminders
  5. Participate in regularly scheduled in-services and training provided
  6. Carry out any other tasks (such as cleaning, cooking, ironing, laundry, etc. ) that the patient may choose to have the Home Health Aide perform that is within the scope of the client's plan of care.

Note: It is not a requirement that the applicant currently has Home Health Aide certification. In certain cases we may elect to hire and train an individual in order to help them obtain their HHA certification.

Download the Application

Click this link to download the Home Health Aide application.