paraprofessional person who is specifically trained, competent and
performs assigned functions of personal care to the patient in
their residence under the direction, instruction and supervision of
the registered nurse (RN).
meet Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health Aide
training program and competency.
a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and
to carry out directions, read and write.
and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the
and adheres to established Agency policies and
personal care and bath as ordered.
appropriate visit records in a timely manner as per Agency
changes in the patient's condition and needs to the RN.
household services essential to health care in the home as
and exercises the patient as assigned.
simple procedures as an extension of the therapy services, e.g.,
range of motion (ROM) exercises as assigned.
with medications that are ordinarily self-administered as
inservice and continuing education programs as scheduled and
patient care conferences as scheduled.
Works indoors in Agency office and patient
homes and travels to/from patient homes.
of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/RNs, PTs,
perform the following tasks if necessary:
to participate in physical activity.
to work for extended period of time while standing and being
involved in physical activity.
to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular
Avante provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all
employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, Veterans' status, national origin, gender
identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability,
gender, genetic information or any other category protected by law.
In addition to federal requirements, Avante complies with
applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in
employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race,
color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, national origin, age, genetic information,
disability, Veterans' status or any other category protected by
law. Improper interference with the ability of
employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline, up
to and including, discharge.