Home Care Aide
- Akron, OH
What you'll be doing
- Drives to patients residence to provide care; may visit several locations in a day. Assists in maintaining a clean and safe living environment such as changing bed linens, washing laundry; light cleaning of patients living quarters or arranging furniture to allow room for ambulation/transfer, and assuring that rugs are secured, equipment (such as wheelchairs) maintained in operational order. Assists patients in and out of bed, automobile, or wheelchair to bathroom and up/down stairs. Assists patients ambulating with assistive devices including canes, crutches, walkers, braces and artificial limbs. Assists patients in activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, shaving, and other related tasks. Assists in maintaining patients nutrition prepares and serves food following special prescribed diets. Assists in taking vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, respiration); collect and maintain records of fluid intake and output; record/report condition of patients. Directs patients in simple prescribed exercises; assists in range of motion exercises/activities. Understands and accommodates when it is important to take time to entertain the patient by reading aloud, playing cards and other games to provide companionship. Performs variety of miscellaneous duties as requested, such as obtaining household supplies and running errands.
What your background should be
- Hospice aide and/or certified nurse assistant certificate in state of employment or home health training certificate required. For the State of Kansas, both certifications are required. Must be able to read, write and speak clearly and legibly. Must possess and maintain reliable transportation, current auto insurance and valid driving license throughout employment. Must be able to meet the physical demands of hospice duties such as, but not limited to, lifting, transferring patients, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, stooping and bending on a frequent or daily basis.
Required Schooling / Training
- Not specified
Who is the client company
- Concern about the healthcare services.
- If you are interested in this position, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org