Sevita Home Health Aide in Lowell, Massachusetts
Territory: Chelmsford, Dracut, Lowell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro.
T he Home Health Aide is responsible for providing personal care and related, appropriate housekeeping activities to patients in their homes under the guidance and supervision of the clinician responsible for the patient, as well as working with other members of the team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist patients with bathing, toileting, dressing, shampooing, feeding, shaving, mouth care, etc.
Assist patients with moving in and out of bed, bath, or wheelchair.
Assist with simple exercise programs, application of prostheses and braces, ambulation and transfer activities (including use of assistive devices).
Application of supportive aides, such as slings and elastic stockings.
Temperature, pulse, respiration
Assist with medications normally self-administered or remind patient as directed by the primary care nurse.
Planning, shopping and preparing meals accordingly to prescribed diet.
Light housekeeping activities, such as changing bed linens, laundry and cleaning as necessary to maintain a healthy environment.
Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report to and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
Adhere to policies and procedures.
High school diploma or equivalent - required
Valid Home Health Aide Certificate or CNA License - required
Current MA Driver’s License and reliable transportation- required .
Heavy Work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Why Join Us?
Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.
401(k) with company match.
Paid time off and holiday pay.
Rewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers.
Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.
Keyword, Caregiver, home care, home health aide
Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We’ve made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets
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