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Companion

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Companion performs non-medical services for the client as necessary to maintain the personal comfort of the client; maintains a clean, and safe, environment for the client; provides socialization and assistance with errands, light housekeeping duties, and activities that do not include personal care; adheres to safety precautions, infection control techniques, and HIPAA regulations; performs duties in accordance with the PRAHD HOME CARE PROGRAM policies and Code of Conduct.

REPORTING:
The Companion reports directly to the Nursing Supervisor

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Companion:

  • Engages in respectful social interaction with client, including friendly conversation and empathic support.
  • Demonstrates respect and sensitivity to client’s privacy.
  • Observe safety precautions, including: wiping up wet floors, spills and other falling hazards immediately.
  • Reports safety hazards frayed electrical cords, unsecured handrails, malfunctioning smoke and carbon monoxide detectors/alarms, defective equipment or environmental hazards to supervisor on the same day of observation.
  • Reports all client and employee incidents/accidents to supervisor immediately.
  • Seeks assistance, as needed, from supervisory staff.
  • Communicates effectively with coworkers, clients, family members, supervisors and all members of the PRAHD HOME CARE PROGRAM office staff
  • Demonstrates reliability and dependability in serving clients through regular, consistent attendance and completion of daily assignments.
  • Accepts and fulfill assignments as instructed in accordance with the client service plan.
  • Prepares appropriate documentation of the client services performed.
  • Maintains proper hand washing techniques.
  • Exhibits positive attitude and promotes generate goodwill for the organization with a strong commitment to client service excellence.
  • Maintains compliance with annual health screening and education requirements.
  • Participates on Performance Improvement activities pertaining to services provided.
  • Perform related non-medical/clinical or “hands on” personal care duties and responsibilities as deemed appropriate by the Director of Nursing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education and Experience:
    • Minimum:
      • Ability to listen and communicate clearly, fluently.
      • Previous work experience in costumer service (e.g., retail, food industry)
      • Independent and creative able to develop activities for clients
    • Preferred:
      • High School Diploma/GED
      • Fluent in English and Spanish
      • Previous experience in private duty home care.
      • Ability to self-transport to cases

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Homemaker – Home Health Aide

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Homemaker—Home Health Aide (HHA) provides assistance and performs supportive tasks to maintain the well-being of an individual within his/her own environment, assists clients with activities of daily living to include personal care  nutrition, ambulation, homemaking and socialization activity: adheres to safety precautions, infection control techniques, and HIPPA regulations; and performs all activities under directions and supervision of a Registered Nurse and in accordance with PRAHD policies and Code of Conduct.

REPORTING:
The Homemaker-Home health Aide reports to the Director of Nursing

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Homemaker-Home Health Aide:

  • Provides care in accordance with HHA scope of service for providing personal care to include:
    • a. Bathing and hygiene
    • b. Assisting with grooming and dressing
    • c. Toileting
  • Provides assistance with activities of daily living (ADL)
  • Assists with ambulation and transfer
  • Prepares meals following dietary instructions and feeding as appropriate
  • Assist client with shopping needs and errands
  • Performs simple health tasks in accordance with a plan of care/service such as: remaining patients to self-administer prescribed medications, range of motion exercise, use of special equipment, and vital signs as instructed by RN
  • Performs household and light housekeeping task such as tidying kitchen, dish-washing. Linen changes, laundry, etc.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment within the client’s immediate areas of activity
  • Implements basic infection control procedures in accordance with agency policies
  • Receives Assignments and reports on tasks completed and need for changes
  • Reports and documents changes in the patient’s condition, any unusual occurrences, and accidents to the Director of Nursing
  • Performs other supportive tasks in accordance with a care plan outlined by the RN
  • Completes timely, accurate, and complete documentation of care/service performed weekly in accordance with organizational policy
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Client Bill Rights and respect for the client’s privacy and property
  • Complies with HIPPA regulations assuring confidentiality in all aspects of client.
  • Communicates clearly and effective with clients, coworkers, and supervisory staff
  • Submits annual health screening credentialing and education update documentation required for HR record prior to expiration dates
  • Completes required in-service training and competency evaluations
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensure:
    • Current valid Homemaker- Home Health Aide Certificate on good standing issued by the New Jersey Board of Nursing
  • Education and Experience:
    • Completion of Homemaker – Home Health Aide certification training program approved by New Jersey Board of Nursing
    • One-year prior experience as a CAN or Home Health Aide preferred
    • Successful completion of competency evaluation and orientation program

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