Position Title: Staff Certified Home Health Aide
Paraprofessional Lynn - Job Code #
Location: Lynn, MA
Full Time 37.5 Hours
POSITION SUMMARY: Assist clients with personal care and home management as instructed by the professional and documented on the written plan of care.
AGENCY EXPECTATION OF EMPLOYEE All Care expects each employee to maintain a positive, respectful attitude, to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management, to meet departmental productivity standards, while keeping current the necessary skills to work in the home care environment. Each employee is expected to maintain open, honest and appropriately confidential communications with all customer groups in order to foster an effective service environment. All Care expects each employee to report to work on time and to keep unplanned absences to a minimum.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Accepts client cases, wherever needed, to meet client and Agency needs.
Understands and follows client Care Plan as directed by primary clinician.
Supervises and assists clients with Activities of Daily Living with demonstrated skill.
Observes and reports any changes in the client's condition and environmental situation.
Arrives on time, prepared to perform duties.
Attends in-services regularly.
Carries a beeper during schedule time, and responds appropriately and timely to meet the needs of the client and agency.
Communicates with scheduling staff, supervisors and clients, especially any changes or variation in schedule.
Document home health aide services provided and submit paperwork in a timely manner.
Identify the client's non-verbal communication in relation to pain and report to the supervisor.
Maintain a good understanding of the grieving process and accepts client's wishes.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee is expected to act as a role model and to adhere to all Agency policies.