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  • Weekend On-Call Home Health Aide - Johnstown

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/21/2019 9:11 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-5440
    Company
    Seniors at Home - Johnstown
    Location
    US-PA-Johnstown
    Category
    Nursing
    Type
    Regular Full Time/Part Time/Casual
    Education Level
    High School Diploma or Equivalent
    Experience Needed
    Less than 1 year
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Grane Home Health Care, one of the leading providers of innovative, versatile home health care, seeks a hands-on Weekend On-Call Home Health Aide for an entry-level position with significant growth potential. This role requires significant direct work/contact with frail patients, so patience, compassion and flexibility are essential.

     

    At Grane Home Health Care, our mission to provide rehabilitative care to patients so that they may independently function at the highest level they can achieve. With each patient interaction, we strive to become the leading provider of Home Health Care and Hospice Care, offering patients, families, and caregivers high satisfaction through strong clinical outcomes and our innovative approach tied to the center’s core values: devotion, honesty, dignity, and respect.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    The Home Health Aide is directly responsible for aiding in at-home care for an elderly clientele, including basic therapeutic services, personal care activities and medication administration. Day-to-day tasks include:

    • Visiting patients in-home and performing specified tasks outlined in personalized care plans
    • Performing simple therapeutic tasks, under the supervision of onsite physical, occupational and speech-language therapists
    • Aiding patients with personal care activities, including bathing, shampooing, skin/nail care, oral hygiene, shaving and dressing
    • Administering medications under the supervision of an onsite RN
    • Reporting observed changes in patients’ conditions and/or needs to Grane RNs or therapists
    • Ensuring a safe environment for patients and observing/reporting potential areas of risk
    • Submitting ongoing patient documentation, as instructed

    Additional responsibilities as required by specific patients and medical staff

    Qualifications

    This role requires a highly professional, personable individual who can thrive both independently and as part of a team. The Home Health Aide will gain valuable experience in patient care, with opportunities for future growth and advancement based on performance as well as successful completion of additional training/certifications.

     

    All candidates should have completed a formal certification/training program, and/or written skills test and competency evaluation and have at least six months’ relevant experience. A CNA certification, background in home health care, plus familiarity with plans of care and federal/state care regulations are preferred. Candidates must exhibit excellent written/oral communication and interpersonal skills, and have a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation.

     

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