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Responsibilities:

  • Follow the plan of care to provide, safe, competent care to the client.
  • Help the client to maintain good personal hygiene and assists in maintaining a healthful, safe environment.
  • Plan and prepare nutritious meals.
  • Assist the client with ambulation as approved.
  • Encourage the client to become as independent as possible according to the care plan.
  • Attempt to promote client's mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest.
  • Gives simple emotional and psychological support to the client and other members of the household and establishes a relationship with client and family which transmit trust and confidentiality.
  • Observe and report any change in the client's mental or physical condition or in the home situation to the supervisor.
  • Perform routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the client.
  • Prepare a visit report promptly and incorporate same in the client record weekly.
  • Confirm on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits so that other necessary visits by staff members can be coordinated.
  • Work with personnel of other community agencies involved in the client's care.
  • Attend in-service as required by regulation.
  • Confer with the Supervisor about client s status and care, participate in the planning of service.
  • Work within the Home Aide s scope of practice, as directed by a Qualified Supervisor and report in writing to the Supervising Nurse.

Qualifications

Minimum Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • On occasion, may be required to bend, stoop, reach and move client weight up to 200 pounds
  • Requires repetitive lifting and carrying of approximately 30 lbs as it pertains to consumer care items
  • Must be able to push/pull a wheelchair with a consumer of moderate weight.
  • The ability to access clients homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible are required.
  • Requires moderate amount of reaching over head and away from body.
  • Requires staff to sit for periods of time, walk for up to several hours at a time with breaks.
  • Requires staff to squat and climb as it pertains to consumer care.
  • Work is primarily indoors in the home setting and out in the community, which requires exposure to various elements and road conditions
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle in varying weather conditions, if required by job assignment
  • Must be cognitive and utilize safety skills while walking, driving and maneuvering through various weather conditions.
  • Daily significant contact with agency personnel and its employees or contractors as well as outside governing agencies and benefit carriers
  • Hearing, eyesight and physical dexterity must be sufficient to perform a physical assessment of the client's condition and to perform client care.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be a certified nursing assistant, registered on the NC Nurse Aide Registry.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Ability to read and write English proficiently
  • Skills working with the basics of personal care, housekeeping and meal preparations
    • Prefer: 1yr
  • Working with others in a health care capacity
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Professional attitude and teamwork mentality
  • Outstanding attendance and ability to self-direct
  • Current/Valid North Carolina Driver s License, if required by job assignment
  • Good driving record that meets the requirements of agency s insurance carrier, if required by job assignment
  • Ability to pass criminal background checks
  • Ability to prove authorization to work in the U. S.
  • Maintain required trainings as applicable for position.
  • Must be competent in abilities to use a blood pressure cuff, thermometer and stethoscope and hand washing materials.

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