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Best of Care, Inc. Home Health Aide in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Summary: A Home Health Aide (HHA) is a trained paraprofessional prepared to assist healthcare personnel in providing services to clients by performing personal care and home management duties to maintain comfort, health and safety of a client living at home. Essential Functions: Educational and Training Demands: The HHA must have knowledge, skills and training appropriate to do the work required, including demonstrated maturity to handle effectively situations that may be emotionally demanding and stressful. The HHA will perform job duties proficiently with routine intermittent supervision. HHAs must be at least 18 years old and have completed approved training and hold valid certification within 6 months of employment. Communication Demands: The worker must be able to relay emergency information by telephone, communicate with clients, relay client related information and communicate effectively with the supervisor. The HHA must also be able to follow a plan of care. He/she must ensure patient confidentiality. Qualifications: 1. Is at least 18 years old. 2.)Is flexible, sensitive to the needs of others, reliable, and able to effectively cope with emergencies. 3.) Has successfully completed the required training program or its equivalent for Home Health Aides, and has demonstrated competency. 4.) Is able to read, write and speak English. 5.) Is able to carry out and understand directions and instructions. 6.) Is able to document tasks and communication accurately. 7.) Is physically and emotionally capable of performing the job duties. Must pass a CORI Must have valid driver's license and reliable vehicle