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Direct Caregiver / Home Health Aide

Infinity HealthCare Services Morrisville, PA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Summary

  • The aide will deliver basic care for elderly, disabled, convalescent or handicapped etc. at individual’s home or day-time residence., check vital signs, and assess nutrition and also fluid intake. Home Health Aides also assist the patient with activities of daily living which include light housekeeping and meal preparation, dressing, eating, bathing, toileting and transferring.

General Accountabilities

  • Assists with daily activities at individual’s home.
  • Performs tasks including but not limited to making beds, doing laundry, preparing meals, washing dishes, ironing, cleaning, bathing, run errands, dressing, etc.
  • Purchases and prepares meals and groceries for individual.
  • Helps patient up and down stairs, in and out of bed, etc.
  • Assist with oral medication written under doctor prescription and over seen by the company RN.
  • Accompanies ambulatory patients outside of home.
  • Entertains patient by reading, talking, listening to individual, upon request.
  • Visits several households to provide similar daily care.
  • Educated family about status/health of individual being cared for.
  • Performs various other tasks, as directed or upon request by individual or family.
  • Companionship and support
  • Maintain a positive attitude and great communication skills

Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certified Home Health Aides ( HHA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Read, writes and speaks English well
  • MUST HAVE VALID 2- STEP PPD (Tuberculosis) skin test or Chest x-ray
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Successful completion of a comprehensive background check
  • Must have proper transportation means of getting to the case on time
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Must be free from health problems that may be injurious to patient, self and co-workers and must present appropriate evidence to substantiate this

Competencies

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Teaching/Training – Clearly explains concepts and information; Varies presentation style to satisfy different learning needs.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds informatively to questions.

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally required to sit.
  • Occasionally required to walk.
  • Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to bend, lift or climb.
  • Occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 25 pounds).
  • Occasionally required to lift moderate weights (25-50 pounds).
  • Occasionally required to lift heavy weights (50 pounds or greater).
  • Finger dexterity required.
  • Hand coordination required.
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust or focus.

Work Environment

  • Exposure to adverse conditions.
  • Exposure to extreme heat.
  • Exposure to extreme cold.
  • Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts.
  • Exposure to high, precarious places.
  • Exposure to fumes or airborne particles.
  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Exposure to outside weather conditions.
  • Possible risk of electrical shock
  • Exposure to explosives
  • Possible risk of radiation and vibration.
  • Protective clothing or equipment is required including: gloves, eye wear etc.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required language:

  • English

Required licenses or certifications:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Certified Home Health Aide
Company Description
Infinity Healthcare Services is so much more than just exceptional home health care. We have built and grown Infinity to be different from home care companies that we have had experience with in the past, be that personally or professionally.

From the very first time you speak with us you will begin to understand what makes Infinity different from other home care companies.

Unique Services

Rise and Shine/Tuck-In Service provides an aide to simply help individuals get out of or into bed each day. An aide can assist with waking and sleep time activities of daily living, prepare a small breakfast or snack and assist the individual into bed and even set alarms if necessary.

At Infinity, we have no minimum number of hours per day you’re required to use our services. We can provide services 1 hour per day up to 24 hours per day – this means you only pay for what you need.

Hospital Accompaniment allows for an aide to come to your home, help you pack, secure your home and escort you to the hospital. This can even be done in an unexpected emergency situation. Additionally, should any of our clients be admitted to the hospital a staff member of Infinity Health Care Services will meet the client at the hospital until a family member can arrive or they are admitted into a room. After a client is discharged a staff member can pick up the client, bring them home and get them settled in. Our nurse can review your discharge orders and help to educate you and your family on the discharge instructions. We find that this type of service helps our clients follow discharge instructions and to avoid re-entry into the hospital. This is also a perfect solution for long distance care givers â

Infinity HealthCare Services

Why Work Here?
Exceptional Skills, Extraordinary Care

Infinity Healthcare Services is so much more than just exceptional home health care. We have built and grown Infinity to be different from home care companies that we have had experience with in the past, be that personally or professionally. From the very first time you speak with us you will begin to understand what makes Infinity different from other home care companies. Unique Services Rise and Shine/Tuck-In Service provides an aide to simply help individuals get out of or into bed each day. An aide can assist with waking and sleep time activities of daily living, prepare a small breakfast or snack and assist the individual into bed and even set alarms if necessary. At Infinity, we have no minimum number of hours per day you’re required to use our services. We can provide services 1 hour per day up to 24 hours per day – this means you only pay for what you need. Hospital Accompaniment allows for an aide to come to your home, help you pack, secure your home and escort you to the hospital. This can even be done in an unexpected emergency situation. Additionally, should any of our clients be admitted to the hospital a staff member of Infinity Health Care Services will meet the client at the hospital until a family member can arrive or they are admitted into a room. After a client is discharged a staff member can pick up the client, bring them home and get them settled in. Our nurse can review your discharge orders and help to educate you and your family on the discharge instructions. We find that this type of service helps our clients follow discharge instructions and to avoid re-entry into the hospital. This is also a perfect solution for long distance care givers â

Address

300 West Trenton Ave

Morrisville, PA
USA

Industry

Healthcare

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