Home health aide (HHA)

at Homewatch Caregivers

Job Detail


Salary

$12-15/hour

Experience

1-2 years minimum experience

Schedule Type

Part Time - Full Time

Location

119-15 Liberty Ave, Jamaica, NY 11419, USA

Duration

-

Expires

03/21/2019, 08:44 PM


Description

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. 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; Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.