Cert Home Health Aide
Under the supervision of the registered nurse provides personal care services; including bathing, dressing, toileting and feeding.
Assists with client mobility, using assistive devices if necessary.
Performs household duties as needed to improve/maintain the client’s health status, including bed making, laundry, light housekeeping, shopping, and meal preparation. Documents care provided.
• Knowledgeable of and supports the plan of care under the direction of the RN.
• Performs personal care and household chores to/for the client as established in the plan of care in order to maintain client’s health status.
• Submits all documentation (CHHA notes, time sheets, API, etc) accurately and timely.
• Identifies and communicates changes in the client’s status to RN/Agency Director and responds appropriately.
• Reinforces RN education of the client and family/responsible party regarding individual care needs, wellness and safety issues.
• Practices standard precautions and client safety principles.
• Identifies and participates in performance improvement activities. Maintains agency competencies.
Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:
High School Diploma or equivalency preferred.
Successful completion of State Certified Home Health Aide course.
Home Health Aide Certification – NJ Board of Nursing.
Valid, unrestricted driver’s license.
Certified Home Health Aide or Certified Nurse’s Aide with additional Certified Home Health Aide Certification.
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