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Home Health Aide in Columbus, OH at Alto Health Care Staffing

Date Posted: 8/13/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Columbus, OH
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

  • Provides and supports patients with personal care
  • Assists and trains patients in activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, toileting and elimination and adequate nutritional intake
  • Observe patients' conditions, monitor and record food/liquid intake and output and vital signs, and report changes to professional staff
  • Assist with direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or other professional staff
  • Provide patients with help exercising, walking and moving into and out of bed
  • Maintain records of patient care, progress or problems to report or discuss observations with case manager or supervisor
  • May change bed linens, wash and/or iron patients' laundry, and clean patients' living quarters
  • May entertain, converse with or read aloud to patients to keep them mentally healthy and alert
  • Assist with medications that are ordinarily self-administered as assigned
  • Attends in-service and continuing education programs as necessary
  • Attends patient care conferences as scheduled
  • Perform any other job related instructions, as requested

Job Requirements

  • State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or other applicable certification is required
  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • Prior home health care experience is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a high level of professionalism
  • Effective listening and critical thinking skills
  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices and procedures within home health care
  • Demonstrate compassion, support and collaboration with patients and families
  • Sensitivity to and experience working within different cultures
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism during times of high emotional stress
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and act in the company's best interest
  • Proven track record of demonstrating empathy and compassion for individuals