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.
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.
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.
-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.
A FirstLight HomeCare Home Health Aide works both indoors in the agency office and in the field with clients and referral sources.
-Supervised by: Care Coordinator
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.
-Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.
FirstLight HomeCare delivers a unique brand of high-quality and compassionate in-home care through carefully selected, screened, and trained professional caregivers, home services aides or CNA's. We are a company built on the strength of our people. Our purpose is simple: "To Improve Quality of Life." We look for individuals with a passion for excellence, who will help make us better, while providing our clients with exceptional care and compassion every day.
If you have the skills required along with being compassionate, dependable, and a hardworking caregiver looking to join the BEST non-medical home care team in Illinois, please apply ~ we only hire the best!