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Home Health Aides - Certified

Home Health Aides - Certified

Job ID 
2017-1173
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Charlton
Category 
Home Health/Care
Department 
Home Health Aids (HHA)
Job Type 
Per Diem

Additional information about this position

Responsibilities

The Home Health Aide (HHA) is responsible for providing personal care and related, appropriate housekeeping activities to patients in their homes under the guidance and supervision of the clinician responsible for the patient, as well as working with other members of the team.

  • Assist patients with bathing, toileting, dressing, shampooing, feeding, shaving, mouth care, etc.
  • Assist patients with moving in and out of bed, bath, wheelchair or automobile
  • Assist with simple exercise programs, application of prostheses and braces, ambulation and transfer activities (including use of assistive devices) and accompanying patient out of doors
  • Application of supportive aides, such as slings and elastic stockings
  • Temperature, pulse, respiration, Catheter, cannula care and ostomy assist
  • Assist with medications normally self-administered or remind patient as directed by the primary care nurse
  • Planning, shopping and preparing meals accordingly to prescribed diet
  • Light housekeeping activities, such as changing bed linens, laundry and cleaning as necessary to maintain a healthy environment
  • Accompany patients to the physician or clinic, etc., when part of the care plan and approved by direct supervisor
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report to and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Home Health Aide Certificate required
  • Must possess a valid MA driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Successful completion of the Home Health Aide Competency Exam with a minimum overall score of 80% and minimum 80% in each section required

Company Overview

Why choose the Overlook

  • The Overlook offers a clean and safe working environment that will help all employees gain valuable experience as they progress towards career goals.
  • Our CNA to patient ratio is one of the best in Massachusetts. We value quality care and strive to keep both our residents and employees safe.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.
  • Daycare and Fitness center on site available to all employees.
  • Referral bonuses.
  • Employee appreciation events.

 

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.