Home Health Aide/Personal Care Aide

Ivory Home Health Agency - Dallas, TX (30+ days ago)


Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition; providing support and personal services; teaching families.

Home Health Aide Job Duties:

  • Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.
  • Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopping for food and other household requirements; preparing and serving meals and snacks; running errands.
  • Assists patients by providing personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Helps patients care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.
  • Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; advising on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping.
  • Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepses standards and procedures; maintaining security precautions; following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards;
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Home Health Aide Skills and Qualifications:

Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Nursing Skills, Health Care Administration, Patient Services, Verbal Communication, Listening, Training , Dependability, Emotional Control, Medical Teamwork

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as home health aide
  • Ability to monitor vital signs and to collect specimens
  • Familiarity with basic nutrition and personal hygiene standards
  • Proficiency in English
  • Nursing and health care administration skills
  • Caring and compassionate personality
  • Current CPR certificate
  • First Aid training
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • High school degree

Please submit the application below to be considered for a position as a caregiver.

https://ivoryhomehealth.clearcareonline.com/apply/

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Home Health: 1 year (Required)

License:

  • Home Health Aide (Preferred)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (Preferred)
  • Drivers License (Required)