Grace Avail at Home, LLC Home Care Aide in Erie, Pennsylvania
Employer seeking to fill 10 openings with the following titles: Home Health Aide, Home Care Assist, and Personal Care Attendant Home Health Aide: Duties of a Home Health Aide (HHA) Home Health Aides have specialized training toattend to the following medical procedures: * Taking basic vitals (pulse, respiration,temp.) * Assist with medication administration * Changing simple dressings *Skin care *Attend to diet regimens *Assist with braces and artificial limbs They also administer personal care: *Companionship *Bathing *Toileting *Personal hygiene *Medication reminders * Ambulation and transfer * Walking exercise * Dressing and grooming * Turning clients * Meal preparation * Housekeeping and laundry * Continence care * Overnight monitoring * Shopping and errands * Escorting to medical appointments Job Duties (Home Care Aide) Home care assistants are expected to make their patients' lives easier and more comfortable. Their duties may include transporting patients to doctor's appointments, making beds, doing laundry, preparing meals, giving patients their medications, or running errands. They may change the patient's bandages, check vital signs, or simply apply lotion to dry skin areas. Some light cleaning may also be part of the job of a home care assistant, even if only to maintain sanitary conditions in the home environment. Patients may need help bathing themselves, and it will be up to assistants to get them into the bath or shower. Assistants may also need to help patients get to and from the toilet, and sometimes it is necessary to change a patient's adult diaper if he or she is bed-bound. It is extremely important that the patient be allowed to maintain his or her dignity during these times. For recreation, assistants can play card games or board games with patients, because it is a way of keeping them mentally active and alert. Crossword puzzles or arts and crafts are equally helpful activities because they can absorb the patient's attention or liven up the day. Even sitting with patients in the backyard or on the front porch for a couple of hours can be beneficial. The fresh air and sunshine can do wonders for the patients' outlook and well-being. Duties of a Personal Care Aide (PCA) Personal Care Aides provide assistance with the following: *andbull; Companionship *andbull; Bathing *andbull; Toileting *andbull; Personal hygiene *andbull; Medication reminders *andbull; Ambulation and transfer *andbull; Walking exercise *andbull; Dressing and grooming *andbull; Basic skin care *andbull; Turning clients *andbull; Meal preparation *andbull; Housekeeping and laundry *andbull; Continence care *andbull; Overnight monitoring *andbull; Shopping and errands *andbull; Escorting to medical appointments Employer has requested that you have these specific requirements: 1. High School Diploma or equivalent GED 2.Application/Resume 3. Background Check 4. Drug Screening 5. Updated TB shot 8. Valid Drivers/State Indentification *Most important be caring, dependable, and trustworthy. Qualified candidates may apply by clicking, andldquo;Start Applicationandrdquo;. Next, submit your resume. You may complete a cover letter on the following screen. You must also contact the employer via one of the methods listed on the screen after clicking andquot;Apply for this jobandquot;. Please be sure to identify PA CareerLink as your referral source.