Essex Group Management Corp. Assisted Living - Home Health Aide HHA in Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Assisted Living - Home Health Aide HHA
Title: Assisted Living - Home Health Aide
Directly responsible to the Clinical Head Nurse/Shift Supervisor/Director of Nursing.
Blaire House of Tewksbury is the only Senior Care Campus in the Merrimack Valley, featuring a Skilled Nursing Facility, Assisted Living, Adult Day Health, and a transportation company all located close to Routes 495, 93 and 38. As a "smaller" home-like Assisted Living residence, we offer 12 apartments on our secured Alzheimer's floor and 23 apartments on our traditional Assisted Living floors. We also offer short-term respite care for families who care for a loved one at home but need time off to attend to personal or professional business.
Care for and assist residents in a maximum manner conducive to their safety and comfort and within limits defined by delegated tasks.
Assist, supervise and/or provide for activities of resident's daily living, including but not limited to: assisting with meals, feeding residents, providing for residents' personal hygiene; assisting with and/or giving complete or partial tub and shower baths, back rubs, shampoos, and shaves; making beds; providing oral hygiene, including care of dentures; providing care of hair and providing morning and evening care.
Possess and demonstrate ability to respond to residents' requests and calls, as well as changes in residents' conditions, including but not limited to emergencies and adverse reaction to treatment.
Adhere to instruction issued by the Clinical Head Nurse/ Shift Supervisor and perform duties in accordance with established nursing home routines, methods, and techniques, and in compliance with the nursing home's recognized policies, procedures, standards, and practices and within the State regulatory acts.
EDUCATION: Must be certified by Department of Public Health as a Home Health Aide. Ability to speak, read and write English. Ability to follow written and oral directions.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Must participate annually in 12 hours of in-service training to maintain certification.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Ambulate, position, transfer, and turn residents at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, frequently. Turn, crouch, kneel, stoop, bend below waist, and reach above shoulder height, frequently. Climb stairs, frequently. Walk, sit and stand frequently. Lift and/or carry objects at a minimum of fifty (50) pounds, frequently. Use sight and auditory senses. Possess good finger and hand dexterity.EO Disability/Vet Employer