» » » » » »

FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide job in Dothan, AL

Company FirstLight HomeCare
Job Title Home Health Aide
Job Type Full-time, Part-time
Hours Not Specified
Pay Type Hourly
Location Dothan
Dothan, AL 36301

Home Health Aide

FirstLight Home Care jobs

FirstLight HomeCare is a company built on the strength of its people. We look for individuals with a passion for excellence, who will help make us better and who will bring our clients exceptional care and compassion every day.

Job Summary:
A FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide (HHA) is a paraprofessional individual certified by the state and specifically trained and competent to perform assigned functions of personal care to a client in his/her residence.

Qualifications:
An applicant for the position of FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide will need to meet the following basic qualifications:

  • The applicant must meet state certification for its Home Health Aide training program and the applicant must have completed FirstLight HomeCare's orientation, non-medical training program, be trained in patient privacy issues and demonstrate basic knowledge and competency in the field of senior care.
  • The applicant must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
  • The applicant must have the ability to carry out directions, and to read and write.
  • The applicant must demonstrate maturity, professionalism and the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
  • The applicant must be state-licensed (where required) and submit to a complete background-check, including a check of criminal and driving records along with finger printing and substance testing where required.
  • The applicant must be 18 years of age and a citizen of the United States.

Responsibilities:

  • Understands and adheres to established FirstLight HomeCare policies and procedures.
  • Performs personal care as assigned.
  • Completes appropriate visit records in a timely manner as per FirstLight HomeCare policy.
  • Reports changes in the client's condition and needs to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Performs household services essential to health care in the home as assigned.
  • Ambulates and exercises the client as assigned.
  • Performs simple procedures as trained, e.g., range of motion (ROM) exercises as assigned.
  • Assists with self–administered medications as assigned.
  • Attends in-service and continuing education programs as scheduled and necessary.
  • Attends client care conferences as scheduled.

Working Environment:
A FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide works both indoors in the agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.

Job Relationships:

  • Supervised by: Care Coordinator

Lifting Requirements:
Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:

  • Ability to participate in physical activity.
  • Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
  • Heavy lifting.
  • Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

Additional Info

Driving
Valid Driver’s License
Minimum Age
18+ years old

Additional

FirstLight HomeCare is a company built on the strength of its people. We look for individuals with a passion for excellence, who will help make us better and who will bring our clients exceptional care and compassion every day.

Job Summary:A FirstLight HomeCare Personal Care Assistant is an individual who has completed personal care training and is competent to perform assigned functions of personal care to a client in his/her residence.

Qualifications:An applicant for the position of FirstLight HomeCare Personal Care Assistant will need to meet the following basic qualifications:
The applicant must have completed FirstLight HomeCare's orientation, non-medical training program, be trained in patient privacy issues and demonstrate basic knowledge and competency in the field of senior care.
The applicant must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
The applicant must have the ability to carry out directions, and to read and write.
The applicant must demonstrate maturity, professionalism and the ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
The applicant must be state-licensed (where required) and submit to a complete background-check, including a check of criminal and driving records along with finger printing and substance testing where required.
The applicant must be 18 years of age and a citizen of the United States.

Responsibilities:A FirstLight HomeCare Personal Care Assistant can/will:
Assist clients with personal hygiene, including shower, tub or bed baths, oral care, hair and skin care.
Assist patients in the use of toilet facilities, including bed pans.
Assist clients in and out of bed, excluding the use of mechanical lifting equipment unless trained and documented as competent in that service.
Assist clients with walking, including the use of walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable.
Assist clients with self-administration of medications.
Meal preparation and feeding, when required.
Assist with prescribed exercises when the patient and the aide have been instructed by the appropriate health professional.
Record and report changes in the client's physical condition, behavior or appearance to supervisor or Care Coordinator.
Documenting services delivered in accordance with FirstLight HomeCare policies and procedures.

Working Environment:A FirstLight HomeCare Personal Care Assistant works both indoors in the agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.

Job Relationships:
Supervised by: Care Coordinator

Lifting Requirements:Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:
Ability to participate in physical activity.
Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
Heavy lifting.
Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.