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Home Health Aide / CNA

Company: Tufts Medicine Care at Home
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Why Join Us?--- Benefits you will love, Generous earned time package, Retirement plan with employer match, Tuition reimbursement and More!--- -

The Home Health Aide is a trained paraprofessional who provides personal care and other incidental care to patients as instructed by and under the supervision of the professional clinician. - Home Health Aides provide care to patients in a variety of community settings, including to patients under home health and hospice plans of care, residing in private homes, assisted livings, skilled nursing facilities and hospice inpatient facilities. - -

Essential Functions -

Provides care to patients as instructed in the home health aide or hospice aide care plan. - Provides the level of assistance designated in the plan of care, ranging from supervision and cueing to total care. -

Notifies the supervising clinician and or aide supervisor promptly when the patient refuses care or the patient's care needs change. -

Provides patient care including bathing, dressing, grooming, ambulation/mobility, toileting and nutrition/hydration. -

When assisting with grooming and dressing, including hair styling, manicure and pedicure, supports patient and family choices for clothing and accessories, hearing aids and eyeglasses. -

Provides bowel and bladder training, catheter care, ostomy care, and adaptive equipment (e.g., raised toilet seat) as designated in aide care plan. -

Identifies risks to personal safety (e.g. firearms in the home, oxygen safety) and promptly reports concern to aide supervisor. -

Identifies changes in mobility, weakness, sleepiness, and fatigue and reports these changes to the supervising professional clinician -

Makes appropriate referrals for education for the patient and family. -

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work & Travel -

This is a Per Diem position. - Hours are not guaranteed and may fluctuate with the patient census. -

Keywords: Tufts Medicine Care at Home, Lawrence , Home Health Aide / CNA, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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