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Essex Group Management Corp. Seeking HHAs, PCAs, and Homemakers in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Seeking HHAs, PCAs, and Homemakers

Location

Dartmouth, MA

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Title: Seeking HHAs, PCAs, and HomemakersSeeking Certified Home Health Aides (HHA), Personal Care Attendants (PCA), and Homemakers for Fall River, MA and surrounding areas. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own schedule and town coverage areas! Competitive Pay! HHAs and PCAs must have certification. All positions require valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.

Company Description:

Home Resources Inc. is part of an esteemed family owned and operated care organization that has been providing senior services in Massachusetts for over 50 years. We are dedicated to helping clients manage their care in the privacy of their own home. We are committed to caring for and monitoring our clients’ health and personal needs.

Job Summaries:

  • The primary function of the Home Health Aide is to assist patients with personal care and activities of daily living. The Home Health Aide works as a member of a team of professional personnel in the provision of nursing and other therapeutic services to patients in their homes. All Home Health Aides have been trained in methods to assist patients to achieve maximum self reliance, principles of nutrition, meal preparation, problems of illness, procedures for maintaining a clean, healthy, safe and pleasant environment. All aides are familiar with the policies and procedures of the agency including confidentiality and record keeping. All Home Health Aides must meet the Annual Federal/State twelve (12) hour in-service requirement to maintain certification.

  • The primary function of the Personal Care Attendant is to assist patients with personal care and activities of daily living. The Personal Care Attendant works as a member of a team of professional personnel in the provision of nursing and other therapeutic services to patients in their homes. All Personal Care Attendants have been trained in methods to assist patients to achieve maximum self reliance, principles of nutrition, meal preparation, problems of illness, procedures for maintaining a clean, healthy, safe and pleasant environment. All Attendants are familiar with the policies and procedures of the agency including confidentiality and record keeping. All Personal Care Attendants must meet the Annual Federal/State twelve (12) hour in-service requirement to maintain certification.

  • The primary function of the Homemaker is to provide quality non-medical services as required by the client in his/her care plan while in the home setting, constantly assessing the clients' needs for safety and security. Maintain accurate records of services and time spent with the client. Orders or purchases products as requested and suggests product to support the clients' independence in the home setting. Performs services only as directed by the care plan.

Qualifications:

  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Ambulates, positions, transfers and turns residents at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds frequently. Turns, crouches, kneels, stoops, bends below waist and reaches above shoulder height frequently. Climbs stairs frequently. Walks, sits and stands frequently. Lifts and/or carries objects at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds frequently. Pushes and/or pulls equipment at a minimum of one hundred (100) pounds frequently. Uses sight and auditory senses. Possesses good finger and hand dexterity as well as good body mechanics. Must have a genuine interest in geriatrics; must be willing to work with the realization that errors have serious consequences for clients. Patience and tact in dealing with clients, families and visitors; must have some initiative and judgment in recognizing adverse symptoms. Must project a positive attitude towards the service provided. Must use rapidity and accuracy in preparing supplies for use and accurately record periods of time, product and services.

  • Is at least 18 years old.

  • Is flexible, sensitive to the needs of others, reliable and able to cope with emergencies.

  • Is able to read and write English.

  • Able to carry out and understand direction and instruction.

  • Is able to document and keep records.

Education:

  • High school education or equivalent is preferred but not mandatory.

  • Successful completion of the required training program for CNAs, HHAs, or PCAs as recommended by the State of Massachusetts with demonstrated competency.

  • No certification required for Homemakers

Experience:

  • Must have one or more years experience in caring for adults, can be in a home setting or facility as a certified nurse's aide or home health aide or personally caring for a family member.

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