A few other details about the role:
Help resident to maintain good personal hygiene (bathing,
dressing, or grooming).
Check vital signs. Performs bowel and bladder management
Assist in maintaining a healthful, safe environment.
Plan and prepare nutritious meals. Market when instructed to do
so by the nurse.
Assist the resident with ambulation or exercise.
Provide assistance with medication management as directed by
registered nurse or assigned by a licensed practical nurse.
Assist with certain treatments as ordered by the physician and
approved and supervised by the registered nurse.
Assist the therapy personnel as needed with rehabilitative
Attempt to promote resident's mental alertness through
involvement in activities of interest.
Give simple emotional and psychological support to the resident
and other members of the household. Establish a relationship with
resident and family that builds trust and confidentiality.
Carry out assignment per home health care plan as instructed by
the registered nurse or the paramedical team and report to the
registered nurse when unable to perform as requested.
Work with personnel of other community agencies involved in the
resident's care as directed by the registered nurse.
Prepare a report of visit on the day it is performed and record
in the clinical record weekly or as directed.
Perform routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and
comfortable environment for the resident, as instructed.
Confirm on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the
supervisor/director, to coordinate necessary visits with other team
Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and
regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company
policies and procedures.
Obtain knowledge and demonstrate the principles of Living
Lifespace, person directed care and successful aging philosophies
and their inherent core values of commitment, respect, compassion,
dedication, team work and quality.
Team member will support, actively participate and act in
accordance with the principles of the Living Lifespace service
culture and be familiar with and fluent in the language and service
pillars of Living Lifespace.
Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work and
And here’s what you need to apply:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Minimum of one year of experience
Certifications and licensure required by state regulations.
Completion of a basic aide training program consistent with
state and federal requirements and for which a certificate was
Current CPR certification.
Has a reliable means of transportation. Must have a valid state
driver’s license and a good driving record.
Ability to read, write and speak English sufficient to perform
job duties and to interact and communicate with residents, vendors
and team members.
Has the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing
and maintaining a good work relationship with the resident,
resident's family, and the team members of the agency.
Knowledge of infection control and indications for personal
Must possess the ability to handles emergencies in a calm and
timely manner with knowledge of personal boundaries.