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Home Health Aide - Home Care
Full Time, Days - Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm. 1 weekend out of 4.
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the professional nurse, the Home Health Aide assists the patient in the home setting with personal care activities and incidental duties which the patient requires. Demonstrates competent knowledge and skills to ensure assessment of care is appropriate to the age of patients served: adolescents, adults and geriatrics.

Schedule: This position is Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm with 1 out of 4 weekends. This position receives mileage reimbursement.

Job Duties Include:
  • Providing personal care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients according to established standards in order to maximize patient comfort.
  • Assessing the patient's temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure to monitor his/her condition.
  • Changing and making bed to maintain cleanliness of patient bed.
  • Assisting patients with prescribed exercises that the patient and Home Health Aide have been instructed in by Registered Nurse or Physical/Occupational Therapist to facilitate patient benefit from exercise program.
  • Assisting patient with application of TED/JOBST stockings.
  • Observing patient's condition and reporting changes in condition to the Registered Nurse or Supervisor.
  • Assisting with patient transfers, ambulation and prescribed exercises according to established procedures.
  • Assisting with patient transfers, ambulation and prescribed exercises according to established procedures.
  • Documention of care provided and other pertinent observations in the clinical record to promote continuity of care.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • 1 to 3 years of Home Health Aide experience required.
  • High school diploma/GED minimum.
  • Must have successful completion of formal training program with required 75 hours of training and 16 hours of supervised practical or clinical training.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
  • Driver's license – PA, upon hire, required.
  • Automobile insurance/registration upon hire required.
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