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Home Care Aide

Company: Payne Enterprises
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Purpose:Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition; providing support and personal services; teaching families.Duties:* Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.* Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopping for food and other household requirements; preparing and serving meals and snacks; running errands.* Assists patients by providing personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming.* Helps patients care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.* Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; advising on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping.* Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.* Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepses standards and procedures; maintaining security precautions; following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards;* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.* Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.* Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Skills/Qualifications:Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Nursing Skills, Health Care Administration, Patient Services, Verbal Communication, Listening, Training , Dependability, Emotional Control, Medical Teamwork

Keywords: Payne Enterprises, Longview , Home Care Aide, Other , Mount Vernon, Texas

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