Certified Home Health Aide – Hourly/Per Diem
Home Care Department
Under the supervision and direction of the RN Field Supervisor, the aide is responsible for the direct personal care of the individual and/or family assigned to under the plan of care establish by the RN Field Supervisor in accordance with the Family & Children’s Home Health Aide Code of Conduct.
- Assists client with bath, care of mouth, skin and hair in accordance with client’s capabilities.
- Assists client to the bathroom or in use of bedpan or commode.
- Assists client in and out of bed and with ambulating as necessary.
- Assists client with prescribed exercises that have been taught to client and CHHA by appropriate
- Assist with ordinarily self-administered or pre-poured medications that a physicians has specifically ordered.
- Empties drainage bags and obtains specimens when necessary and according to the plan of care.
- Takes and records oral, axillary or rectal temperature, and takes pulse and respiration according to plan of care.
- Assists client with use of special equipment such as a walker, braces, crutches, wheelchair, etc., under the direction of a Physical Therapist or a Registered Nurse.
- Performs household services according to the plan of care necessary to establish and maintain client safety comfort and hygiene. (See Light-Housekeeping Responsibilities).
- Markets and prepares meals, keeping costs within limits of the family budget, and obtains and uses food
stamps for client as indicted. (See Financial Guidelines).
- Shops for client personal items as requested and approved by RN Supervisor.
- Accompanies client to physician’s office or medical facility when directed as necessary.
- Supervises and cares for children and their needs according to the plan of care established by the RN Field Supervisor.
- Encourages the well members of the family to carry their share of the responsibility where indicated by the RN Field Supervisor.
- Performs all duties using Universal Precautions as set forth by the DCD and OSHA regulations.
- Attends continuing education in-services totaling twelve hours per year according to State and Federal
regulations, including the mandatory abuse and infection control topics.
- Submits time logs weekly to Agency office before noon Monday.
- Submits Client Progress Report sheets and financial receipts on a weekly basis with pertinent information recorded.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the RN Supervisor for the well-being of the client.
- Access to clinical record information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently.
- Any other duties as required.
- GED or HS Diploma
- Must have active Home Care Certification by the Board of Nursing
- Must be able to speak, read and write English
- Be able to communicate clearly and effectively
FCS offers benefits which include: comprehensive medical/dental, vision benefits, employer-match 403(b) retirement plan, PTO program, Holiday pay and much more. Equal Employment Opportunity.
Please complete the following application for: Certified Home Health Aide