Live In Home Care Aide in Cape Coral, FL at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 9/1/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Live In Home Care Aide

Full Time



Who We Are…

Gulf Coast Village is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC); we offer a full continuum of care to seniors’ right on campus.

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Support
  • Home Care/Home Health
  • Rehab Services
  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

Gulf Coast Village is a Volunteers of America community. Founded in 1896, Volunteers of America is a national nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to uplifting all people. Learn more at volunteersofamerica.org.

Job Summary

Provides personal care services under the direction of the Administrator of Home Care.  The Home Health Aide/C.N.A. is assigned specific clients by the administrator or other appropriate professionals and performs services for clients as necessary to maintain their personal comfort.  The Home Health Aide/C.N.A. is a full time position and will reside within the client’s residence for 3 to 5 days per week.

 

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Performs personal care activities, per written assignment, included but not limited to:
    • Bathing
    • Shampooing
    • Skin Care
    • Oral Hygiene
    • Shaving
    • Dressing
    • Personal Hygiene assistance
    • Transfers
    • Medication Reminders
    • Feeding
    • Errands
    • Accompaniment to appointments
    • Companionship
  • Performs household services essential to health care at home, including but not limited to:
    • Meal preparation
    • Laundry
    • Housekeeping
  • Reports any observed or reported changes in the client’s condition and or needs to the administrator, or the on call staff member.
  • Documents services provided and complete the forms required for the client’s records.
  • Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients by observing infection control practices, following agency guidelines, and reporting unsafe situations to the administrator or on call staff member.
  • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of the equipment. Does not use equipment until orientation has been provided.
  • Communicates effectively with all member so the interdisciplinary team.
  • Maintains confidentially in all aspects of the job.
  • Participates in required in-services to meet compliance requirements for CNA/HHA license.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities deemed necessary.
  • Home Health Aides may be assigned to two clients simultaneously at times. Clients who receive services under our “Couples” service must meet the following criteria they live in the same residence and service can be provided safely for two people at the same time.

The scope of practice of a home health aide for a couple is the same as for an individual person and care plans will be prepared for each client as individuals.

This list is not all inclusive and is based on individual client needs

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a formal certification training program that has a minimum of 75 hours.
  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Minimum of (6) months’ work experience in a supervised setting, preferably health care facility.
  • Demonstrates the ability to read, write and follow a written plan of care.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Current driver’s license, good driving record and reliable transportation and car insurance.
  • Current CPR Certification.

 

 

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled