Hebrew SeniorLife

Home Health Aide

US-MA-Brookline
Job ID
2016-1413
Category
Home Care

Overview

A Home Health Aide is a trained paraprofessional prepared to assist professional personnel in personal care and home management as related to comfort, care, and safety of a consumer in the home.

 

We need aide's in the following towns: Needham, Newton, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley, Dedham, Westwood, Norwood and Walpole.  A vehicle is necessary for these cases since there is no reliable transportation. 

 

In addition, we have needs in East Boston, Haymarket, North End and Charlestown.

Responsibilities

  • Provides necessary information on health status and
  • Accepts only assignments for which
  • Attends agency orientation and attends minimum of 12 hours of in-service education
  • Practices safety and competency within the job
  • Communicates with the agency about problems and
  • Complies with State/Federal regulatory acts and agency
  • Communicates with office staff regarding all scheduling of home health aide services to
  • Completes required documentation accurately on a timely
  • Respects and maintains consumer
  • Reports concerns of consumer abuse or
  • Refrains from discussing personal problems, concerns, or opinions with
  • Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with

Qualifications

The home health aide is a mature person who:

  • Is at least 18 years
  • Is flexible, sensitive to the needs of others, reliable, and able to cope with emergencies.
  • Has successfully completed the required training program or its equivalent forHome Health Aides, and has demonstrated
  • Is able to read, write, and speak
  • Is able to carry out and understand directions and
  • Is able to record messages and keep records
  • SHCA Training certificate a plus;  Mental Health /Behavioral Health or Alzheimers ASSOC Certificate

Must be available on weekends

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