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Home Health Aide

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
Lourdes Health System
Type Full time Posted 9/3/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/15/2014
NJ - New Jersey (All) - Pennsauken Referral - n/a -    
Home Health Aide
Location:Pennsauken, NJ
Department:LIFE -IN-HOME SERVICES
Schedule:PER DIEM - POOL
Shift:DAYS
Hours:6 AM - 11 AM
Requisition Number:803351
Job Details:
  • High School/GED
  • Home Health Aide Certification (NJ)
  • Position Summary: Under the direction and supervision of the Director of In-Home Services or designee/Registered Nurse, responsible for providing and assisting participants with activities of daily living, restorative and supportive care necessary to the preservation of the home environment. Assists in monitoring and reporting the health status and providing a safe environment for the participants ofLIFEat Lourdes (LL). 

     

    Education; HS/GED required.

     

    Certification Required:Current Home Health Aide License in State ofNew Jersey, NJ drivers license.

     

    Experience: 0-1 year required. 2-4 years preferred.

     

    Knowledge, Skills and  Abilities:

    Safedriving record, Knowledge of principles, practices, standards and techniques of a home health aide, 

    Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment, knowledge of medical equipment use and maintenance, skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, co-workers, medical staff and the public, skilled in identifying and recommending problem resolution, ability to communicate clearly and effectively, ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations, ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

     

    Physical Effort: Strenuous Physical Effort.