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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Health Aide in East Boston, Massachusetts

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Time Type:

Full time


PACE Community Care

All Locations:

East Boston


The PACE Health Aide provides Neighborhood PACE participants with in-home assistance with ADLs and IADLs. Must be able to work independently and efficiently in minimally supervised setting, problem solve effectively while recognizing when to seek advice from supervisory staff, and show respect and appreciation for the participant’s home, guests, and community. May be assigned to other supervised settings such as the PACE Center, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and every other weekend and holiday rotation in supportive housing 8 AM-4pm

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consistently monitors participant ADL/IADL care plans and follows plan of care as stated.

  • Documents care provided on participant flow sheets.

  • Check the health aide voicemail at the beginning of each shift and every two hours until the end of the shift. Reports any abnormal findings, alterations in participant status and/or care refusal to the team in a timely fashion by reporting to the appropriate day center call in line or Nurse On Call when applicable.

  • Assists participants with ADLs per assignment, as defined in ADL/IADL care plan and as needed, for example when a participant requests assistance with toileting.

  • Accompanies participants to appointments as assigned.

  • Carries out simple treatments under the direction of nursing staff, including simple catheter care, skin assessments during personal care.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required.

  • Current certification as a H.H.A. /C.N.A. from an approved program. (ex. Red Cross). Must demonstrate competencies before providing participant care.

  • A minimum of one year experience working with a frail or elderly population.

  • Prior experience as health aide, personal care assistant or similar role.

  • Vehicle to travel from home to home preferred.

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills; bilingual a plus.

  • Physical capability to provide ADL and mobility assistance to all PACE participants.

Shift: Monday-Friday with rotating weekends and holidays 8am-4pm

Starting rate: $21 hourly

$2,000 Sign-on Bonus


  • Medical, Dental, And Vision Coverage

  • Life And Disability Insurance

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Spending And Transportation Accounts

  • Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick, And Personal Time

  • Generous Staff Development Benefit

  • Excellent Malpractice Coverage

  • Pet Insurance

  • Free Parking

  • And Much More

EBNHC opens our doors to people from all demographics and cultures. Our workforce is as diverse as the city we call home - in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and age, as well as in cultural backgrounds, life experiences, thoughts, and ideas.

There’s a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked as one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe. It is because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and welcoming environment — for both our employees and our patients — that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside of work.

Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden their skill base and advance their careers.

  • Medical & Dental Coverage

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan

  • Educational Assistance

  • Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts

  • Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time

  • A Generous Staff Development Benefit

  • Excellent Malpractice Coverage

  • A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support

  • Free Parking

  • And Much More…