Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Port Isabel
Posted on: November 22, 2021
To provide personal care and incidental activities of daily living
to clients in the home setting as permitted by federal and state
law and regulations.
Follows the written assignment sheet/service plan to: Assist the
client with activities of daily living such bathing, grooming,
toileting and elimination, and nutritional intake.
Assist the client with ambulation, transfers and/or range of motion
Assist the client with incidental activities of daily living such
as shopping, homemaking, preparing meals and maintaining a clean
and safe physical environment.
Promote a safe client environment.
Perform only assigned tasks as instructed by the Supervisor, as
applicable and where permitted by state law; (Assigned tasks are
those tasks (permitted by state law or regulation if applicable)
for which the Personal Care Aide has received training and Interim
HealthCare has accepted and verified as appropriate).
Utilizes infection control measures such as hand washing and
personal protective equipment.
Observes and reports safety hazards and changes in client condition
Documents observations and activities in an accurate, complete and
Organizes self to carry out visits/shifts and to complete assigned
Attends mandatory in-services and provide requested documents to
keep employee file current.
Assists with orientation & training of field based care
Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to
fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and
ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each
The Interim HealthCare Home Care Aide may not :
Perform any personal care or skilled nursing procedure, which is
prohibited by the State Nurse Practice Act.
Reconcile bank statements, endorse checks, or use any form of the
client's credit (e.g. credit or debit cards, ATM).
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Age of majority in the state.
Any training required by state law or regulation or
Twelve (12) months of accumulated experience in a similar job
classification or similar life experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Successful completion of appropriate knowledge (competency)
Meets applicable health requirements to provide care.
Other minimum requirements as defined by state law or
Proof of valid auto liability insurance and valid driver's license
as required by the organization's insurance carrier if
assignment(s) include driving a vehicle, preferred .
Able to hear, speak and write and read in English in a manner
understood by most people.
Able to read ten (10) point or larger type.
Able to effectively handle multiple tasks or functions.
Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
Able to constantly travel locally from assignment to
Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach
Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of
palm, i.e. manipulate pen, knobs or objects.
Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens
and/or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials.
Able to frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds in order to carry
out daily job functions and related activities that may be
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