Home Health Aide
Home Health Aide Home Health, Clinton, MD - Clinton, MD

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Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Performs duties as assigned by Team Leader, including bathing patients, oral hygiene, nail care, foot care, skin care, pressure relief, dressing, feeding, and transferring patients.
  • Takes accurate vital signs.
  • Describes the activities of daily living and demonstrates the ability to use techniques to assist the patient to meet these activities.
  • Positions patient in bed with proper body alignment.
  • Assists patient with ambulation as necessary.
  • Identifies and communicates findings to the Team Leader.
  • Demonstrates the ability to chart according to professional standards.
  • Works as part of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of the client population served.
Qualifications:
  • Evidence of at least 100 hours Aide training plus certification by the Md. Board of Nursing
  • Hospital, nursing home, or home health experienced preferred
  • Emotional and mental maturity –evidenced by references
  • Valid state driver’s license and reliable automobile, current automobile insurance, and be willing to operate personal car necessitated by nature of job
  • Current health certification/physical examination and TB testing
  • Current CPR certification
Please fax resumes to Diana Walker at 301-856-0218 or e-mail dianawalker@southernmarylandhospital.com

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