Personal Care Line Home Health Aide
Posted on: February 20, 2021
Caregiving is our Calling
Associated Home Care, an Amedisys company, is the leading provider
of personal home care in the state of Massachusetts in addition to
its service areas around Jacksonville, Florida and Knoxville,
Tennessee. From companionship to around-the-clock in-home care, our
customized services are designed to bring peace of mind to
individuals needing extra care for their families. Customizing care
to each client's need is an important part of the service plan and
can always be adjusted as needs change.
Our specially trained nurses and caregivers are available from one
to 24 hours a day, seven days a week. After an initial assessment
over the phone or in person, our nurse will personally visit with
the client and family members to discuss the most beneficial and
As a personal care team member, you'll be a true advocate engaging
clients throughout their coordinated daily living activities, all
while maintaining autonomy and independence to support their
If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you
can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every
day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
What You Will Do
The Home Health Aide assists clients with non-skilled nursing tasks
as well as household tasks in accordance with relevant local, state
and federal agencies and with a care plan developed by a clinician
in accordance with state and local laws and regulations. The Home
Health Aide supports and encourages clients in self-help and
optimal level of independence or participation in activities of
daily living and home management as related to comfort, care, and
safety of a client in the home. The Home Health Aide provides care
for medically complex clients including clients with Alzheimer's
disease or related disorders, mental illness and clients under a
- Performs and assists clients with activities of daily living
including: bathing, dressing, grooming, skin care, mouth care, foot
care, and toileting.
- Performs non-skilled nursing tasks including: exercises that
may include range of motion exercises, ambulation, regular skin
care, care to pressure point areas, dressing changes, safe client
transfers including transfers with mechanical devices or partners,
using and maintaining special equipment and supplies appropriately,
oral hygiene and hair care.
- Monitors and records vital signs including temperature, pulse,
and respirations and monitors liquid intakes and outputs.
- Provides medication reminders.
- Plans, prepares, and serves meals according to dietary
- Accompanies client on errands or runs errands for the client,
including shopping for food and household supplies.
- Maintains a clean and safe environment for client by performing
- Engages in stimulating conversation and activities.
- Communicates and reports any changes or concerns regarding
clients in a timely manner.
- Cooperates with all other caregivers to deliver excellent care
to clients and participates in multi-disciplinary care
- Other duties as assigned.
- Must be at least 18 years old.
- Flexible, sensitive to the needs of others, reliable, and able
to cope with emergencies.
- Successful completion of the Home Health Aide training or its
equivalent or a current, unencumbered CNA license with successful
completion of the Home Health Aide crossover training or its
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees
and applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital
status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military
status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier
status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Benefits and More
PRN Employee Benefits Include:
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Paid Sick Time (MA Only)
- Employee Assistance Program Employees working on average of 30
hours or more per week during the first 60 days of employment will
be eligible to enroll in the health insurance plan the first day of
the month following date of hire or status change.
Part-Time Employees receive the same benefits as PRN Employees
- Health and Flexible Spending Accounts
- Company paid Life and AD&D Insurance
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