Home Health Aide - Erie (Mercy Home Care)
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Home Health Aide –
  • Erie- Mercy Home Care: A Home Health Aide is a paraprofessional who carries out health care tasks under the supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse according to the policies and procedures of the agency. The Home Health Aide provides assistance with personal care, housekeeping, and other related supportive tasks to clients with health care needs in the home.

    REPORTS TO: Coordinating Manager

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

    SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

    EDUCATION:
    ·
    High school diploma or GED
    · 18 years of age or older
    EXPERIENCE:
    ·
    Successful completion of an approved Department of Health, Home Health Aide Training Program or Department of Health approved equivalency exam with the written evidence of such completion required.
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
    ·
    Good communication skills
    · Computer skills
    · Ability to read and write.
    · Ability to understand and carry out directions, record messages, and keep records.
    · Availability of reliable transportation
    · Must be able to travel from case to case
    · Ability to care for patients in a home based setting
    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    ENVIRONMENT:
    ·
    Variable conditions
    PHYSICAL EFFORT: ACTIVITY & STRENGTH : (MEDIUM)

    Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (21-50 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (1-10 lbs.)

    Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

    Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

    Occasional - Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

    Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

    Not Present (N)

    Activity - Job Demand

    Walk – Frequent

    Climb Stairs – Occasional

    Stoop – Frequent

    Kneel – Occasional

    Crouch – Occasional

    Reach (immediate) – Frequent

    Reach (overhead) – Occasional

    Handling – Frequent

    Fingering - Frequent

    Sitting – Occasional

    Standing – Constant

    Push Cart - Frequent

    Pull Cart - Frequent

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Mercy Home Care, LLC provides many different home health care services based on the needs of our clients. Some of our services are: Meal...