Personal Care Assistance: Assist clients with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting. Provide assistance with mobility, transfers, and positioning as needed.
Medication Reminders: Help clients adhere to their medication schedules by providing reminders and assistance with medication administration, following the instructions provided by healthcare professionals.
Vital Signs Monitoring: Monitor and record clients' vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration, as directed by healthcare professionals.
Meal Preparation and Feeding: Prepare nutritious meals and assist clients with eating and drinking, considering their dietary restrictions and individual preferences.
Mobility Support: Assist clients with mobility challenges, using assistive devices as necessary, and provide support during ambulation or exercises prescribed by healthcare professionals.
Companionship and Emotional Support: Engage in conversation, provide emotional support, and participate in recreational activities to promote socialization and mental well-being.
Light Housekeeping: Perform light housekeeping tasks, including tidying up living spaces, laundry, and maintaining a clean and safe environment for the client.
Transportation and Errands: Assist with transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, and other necessary errands.
Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of care provided, observations, and any changes in the client's condition. Report any concerns or significant changes to the appropriate healthcare professionals.
Communication: Communicate effectively with the client, their family members, and the healthcare team to ensure coordinated and holistic care.
Safety Measures: Implement safety protocols to prevent accidents, falls, and other hazards within the client's home environment.
End-of-Life Support (if applicable): Provide compassionate care and support to clients and their families during the end-of-life stage, as directed by the healthcare team.
Valid certification as a Home Health Aide (HHA) in the state.
Minimum of one year of experience working as a HHA in a healthcare setting.
Knowledge of and ability to perform basic nursing care procedures.
Proficiency in documenting patient information accurately and efficiently.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Compassionate and patient-focused approach to caregiving.
Ability to work effectively within a team and adapt to varying work schedules.
Flexibility to work different shifts, including 8-hour and 12-hour shifts.