To provide, under supervision of a health care professional, personal care to an assigned group of clients/consumers.
High School diploma or equivalent preferred. Thorough knowledge of the techniques involved in assisting with personal care and activities of daily living. Ability to communicate effectively and maintain a working relationship with patients, peers, supervisor and the public. Ability to follow written instructions. Prefer minimum of one (1) year in hospital/nursing home/home health setting. Must be able to pass both a written and skills home health aide certification test; current driver’s license and automobile liability insurance required.
For patient visits: Shampoo board, blow dryer, wrist watch, motor vehicle, vacuum, sweeper, mop, broom, stove, kitchen utensils, hoyer lift, and patient assistive devices, scales, thermometer, PPE equipment as indicated. Climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, pushing, bending, repetitive motion, digital dexterity and sensitivity.
Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
For office work: Use of phone and computer. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Visual Acuity: Must be able to perform functions/techniques involved in job responsibilities and to safely operate a motor vehicle. The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.