CNA JOB DESCRIPTION

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CNA  JOB DESCRIPTION

Assists clients with the Activities of Daily Living, as outlined in the written care plan established by the Client Care Coordinator.

  1. A Home Health Aide must have a minimum of one year of personal care experience which is verifiable through three work references, and must complete this agency’s employment and competency process.
  2. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  3. A Home Health Aide must have training as a Home Health Aide, and complete a competency evaluation.
  4. Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position, including lifting unspecified weights, depending on assignment requirements. Bending and stooping to prepare equipment for client or managing client environment. Transferring, turning and positioning clients and assisting to ambulate.
  5. Must exhibit mature responsible behavior, and understand the need for patient confidentiality.
  6. Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  7. Must be able to follow direction and accurately report to the Administrator any changes in client’s condition.
  8. Must have available reliable transportation to and from assignments. May be approved to transport client or run errands in vehicle.
  9. Must maintain current credentials, including CPR, 1st Aide, TB Test, Physical, Fingerprint Clearance Card, Inservices

The duties of a Home Health Aide may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Recording pertinent information pertaining to the client’s care.
  2. Reminding clients to take medication at the appropriate time.
  3. Planning and preparing meals according to specific dietary requirements of the client, and if necessary, feeding the client.
  4. Assisting the client with therapy exercises under the direction of a Registered Therapist.
  5. Assisting or performing personal care including hair care, oral hygiene, bathing, grooming, and dressing.
  6. Assisting with ambulation with or without mechanical aids.
  7. Assisting with routine bodily functions: Example, toileting.
  8. Maintaining a safe, clean and healthy environment through light housekeeping including changing bed linens, dusting and vacuuming, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry.
  9. Providing companionship and stimulation for the client including reading, walks, etc.; and accompanying the client to doctors or other appointments.
  10. Grocery shopping or other errands when needed.
  11. Performing other housekeeping tasks as indicated in the care plan.
  12. Taking client’s vital signs and recording input and output.
  13. Observing and reporting changes in client’s condition to this agency’s Administrator.
  14. Accurately preparing daily records and submitting them to the office by date due. 1
  15. Participating in in-service education programs.

 

Supervisory Care
– Positive & Uplifting Conversation
– Engaging Activities & Outings
– Light Exercise and Active Thinking
– Collaborative Menu Planning
– Light Gardening & Outdoor Activities
– Reading & Discussing Current Events
– Shopping & Errands

Personal Care
– Cleaning & Housekeeping
– Full Menu & Meal Preparation
– Organization & Assistance with Paperwork
– Laundry & Ironing
– Alzheimer’s

JOB DESCRIPTION

Assists clients with the Activities of Daily Living, as outlined in the written care plan established by the Client Care Coordinator.

  1. A Home Health Aide must have a minimum of one year of personal care experience which is verifiable through three work references, and must complete this agency’s employment and competency process.
  2. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  3. A Home Health Aide must have training as a Home Health Aide, and complete a competency evaluation.
  4. Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position, including lifting unspecified weights, depending on assignment requirements. Bending and stooping to prepare equipment for client or managing client environment. Transferring, turning and positioning clients and assisting to ambulate.
  5. Must exhibit mature responsible behavior, and understand the need for patient confidentiality.
  6. Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  7. Must be able to follow direction and accurately report to the Administrator any changes in client’s condition.
  8. Must have available reliable transportation to and from assignments. May be approved to transport client or run errands in vehicle.
  9. Must maintain current credentials, including CPR, 1st Aide, TB Test, Physical, Fingerprint Clearance Card, Inservices

The duties of a Home Health Aide may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Recording pertinent information pertaining to the client’s care.
  2. Reminding clients to take medication at the appropriate time.
  3. Planning and preparing meals according to specific dietary requirements of the client, and if necessary, feeding the client.
  4. Assisting the client with therapy exercises under the direction of a Registered Therapist.
  5. Assisting or performing personal care including hair care, oral hygiene, bathing, grooming, and dressing.
  6. Assisting with ambulation with or without mechanical aids.
  7. Assisting with routine bodily functions: Example, toileting.
  8. Maintaining a safe, clean and healthy environment through light housekeeping including changing bed linens, dusting and vacuuming, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry.
  9. Providing companionship and stimulation for the client including reading, walks, etc.; and accompanying the client to doctors or other appointments.
  10. Grocery shopping or other errands when needed.
  11. Performing other housekeeping tasks as indicated in the care plan.
  12. Taking client’s vital signs and recording input and output.
  13. Observing and reporting changes in client’s condition to this agency’s Administrator.
  14. Accurately preparing daily records and submitting them to the office by date due. 1
  15. Participating in in-service education programs.

 

Supervisory Care
– Positive & Uplifting Conversation
– Engaging Activities & Outings
– Light Exercise and Active Thinking
– Collaborative Menu Planning
– Light Gardening & Outdoor Activities
– Reading & Discussing Current Events
– Shopping & Errands

Personal Care
– Cleaning & Housekeeping
– Full Menu & Meal Preparation
– Organization & Assistance with Paperwork
– Laundry & Ironing
– Alzheimer’s & Memory Care

Directed Care
– Bathing & Shower Assistance
– Dressing Assistance
– Restroom Assistance
– Makeup & Personal Appearance
– Transfer Assistance
– Transportation to Doctor’s Appointments
– Medication Reminder’s

& Memory Care

Directed Care
– Bathing & Shower Assistance
– Dressing Assistance
– Restroom Assistance
– Makeup & Personal Appearance
– Transfer Assistance
– Transportation to Doctor’s Appointments
– Medication Reminder’s

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