Geriatric Aide I - Home Health
On Lok - San Jose, CA

This job posting is no longer available on On Lok. Find similar jobs: Geriatric Aide jobs - On Lok jobs

Under the direction and supervision of the Home Care Manager, Nurse, and Coordinator, the Geriatric Aide provides direct services to the frail elderly in their homes.

DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide personal care and chore services to participants in their own homes according to the individual treatment plan (i.e. grooming, dressing, showers, peri-care, toileting, housekeeping, preparation of meals, assisting participants to eat, assisting with medications as needed, and laundry).
  • Demonstrates safe practices, by utilizing proper body mechanics, adhering to universal precautions, and maintaining environmental safety.
  • Interacts and provides services to participants, families and team members in a professional manner (i.e. encourage participation in conversation and activities). Communicates observations to team members.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • HHA or CNA certification preferred.
  • One or more years experience in working with the elderly.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of interdisciplinary team.
  • Must be flexible to work assigned shifts in center and/or private homes.
  • Mandarin or Spanish speaking preferred.
  • Physical activities require the ability to stoop, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, talk, hear, and repetitive motion of the wrist and hands.
  • Physical requirement: visual acuity and the ability to lift/move up to 75 lbs occasionally and up to 50 lbs frequently.

To apply for this position, please contact Jessica Mathers at Jessica.Mathers@amnhealthcare.com or apply directly at www.onlok.org