The Home Health Aide (HHA) performs varied participant care activities and related support services necessary in caring for the personal and comfort needs of participants. The Home Health Aide works primarily in participant homes and may also work in the LIFE center. In performing all duties, HHA complies with LIFE policies and procedures. ****Major Duties and Responsibilities:**** Teamwork/Communication. a. Works as a team member. Contributes to team discussions and willingly accepts direction from team members. Responds flexibly to program and participants need. b. Collaborates with the team to plan, implement and evaluate participants plans of care. Contributes to participant and caregiver satisfaction by providing high quality services and communicating effectively when participants or families have concerns or questions regarding home care services. Understands customer service. Refers concerns to supervisor. Provides assistance with activities of daily living (ADL and IADLs) for participants in their homes or in the center in accordance with the personal care plan developed by the team. This may include but is not limited to: Assistance with mobility, including contact guard during ambulation, transfers, wheelchair mobility, lift transfers. Assistance with bathing and grooming, including shower or tub baths, bed baths, peri-care, shaving, hair washing, dental care, nail care Assistance with toileting. Assistance with dressing. Assistance with cuing to eat, or feeding. Meal preparation and clean-up Cuing to take medications Light housekeeping, laundry Reports and when appropriate, records any changes observed in the condition or behavior of the participant and any unusual incidents to the In-Home Services Manager or designee. Provides general assistance and support when requested by supervisor or designee. Prepares and serves meals and cleans up kitchen and dining area. Takes vital signs, blood sugar via glucometer, reports abnormal readings as per plan of care to In-Home Services Manager or designee. Engages the participant in recreational programs as directed by the Recreational Therapist. Based on participant census may be asked to participate in the on-call home care rotation. All other duties as assigned. Acts within the scope of his or her authority to practice. **Minimum Qualifications:** Education: High School diploma or GED. Certified Nurse s Aide (CNA) with current certification, Certified or Registered Medical Assistant, _or_ a trained home health aide meeting the competencies in Delaware (must provide verified documentation of training and competencies) Experience: CPR trained or willingness to be trained. Long Term Care and/or Home Care experience preferred, but not required. Minimum of one year experience in working with the frail or elderly population Apply *Job Number:* 00127610 *Location:* Wilmington, DE *Organization Name:* St. Francis Healthcare *Facility:* SFDE - St. Francis Healthcare Service *Employment Type:* Full time *Shift:* Day Shift *Hours:* 40
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