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Home Health Aide (Glenside)

Company: KeystoneCare
Location: Glenside
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Primary Job ResponsibilitiesProviding frail, ill, or immobile clients with assistance, company, and comfort.Executes the patient care plan and communicates well with RN Case Manager.Monitoring the physical, mental, and emotional conditions of clients and reporting changes to designated parties.Performing personal hygiene carePerforming light housekeeping duties in patient's living area only.Is aware of and follows nutritional guidelines for patients.Preparing meals and assisting clients with eating and drinking.Assisting with the use of incontinence products or providing bathroom visit support.Running errands, including shopping for groceries and basic household items for patient only.Assisting clients from their beds into chairs or wheelchairs, and back.With prior approval by Staffing Coordinator, accompanying clients on trips, such as medical appointments.Maintaining a clean, tidy, and safe environment.Documents care using Agency approved Electronic Visit Verification system from the patient's care location.Consistently shows accountability to schedule and communicates all needs for scheduling changes to Staffing Coordinator.With prior authorization and proper training, administering medicine and treatments as prescribed by healthcare providers.Job RequirementsAbility to read, write, and communicate effectivelyAbility to understand both written and verbal directions and instructionsCertificate or proof of attendance and curriculum for approved training programSuccessful completion (score of 85% or higher) of KeystoneCare Home Care Home Services Equivalency TestingPossession of strong organization skillsUnderstanding, compassionate attitude toward the care of the sickAbility to document actions and observations with detail and accuracyOne year home health experience preferred.Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination and willingness to receive future vaccinations as directed.The Home Health Aide provides the patient with personal care assistance and home support in an effort to maintain a clean, safe environment for the elderly or convalescing patient, allowing them to remain in their own home. Home Health Aides work in patient homes and in facilities. Home Health Aides possess the ability and willingness to interact with residents, family members, personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances. They regularly communicate with the medical staff, nursing personnel, and other units. Home Health Aide's function under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and the Staffing Coordinator.See what it's like to work for KeystoneCare:

Keywords: KeystoneCare, Philadelphia , Home Health Aide (Glenside), Healthcare , Glenside, Pennsylvania

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