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Home Care Aide I

Company: Homecare Holdings
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

To perform health tasks, hygiene services, housekeeping tasks and other related supportive services essential to the patient's health in the patients home.

  • Responsible for appropriately bathing the patient in the shower, tub, or bed.
  • Responsible for shampooing hair and combing out after bath.
  • Appropriately dress and undress the patient for baths as required.Responsible for providing excellent oral hygiene and denture care to patient.
  • Provides care for hearing aide, eye glasses, and prosthetic devices to ensure good hygiene and clean personal equipment and devices for the patient.
  • Responsible for making patient beds according to agency procedures (occupied or unoccupied) to ensure cleanliness of linens.
  • Provides care for incontinent patients to include changing diapers and cleaning the patient.
  • Provides routine skin and nail care to patient.
  • Provides preventative care to patient to prevent decubitis ulcers from occurring.
  • Provides perineal care/toileting and elimination care for patient as required.
  • Provides care for patients with urinary catheter.
  • Maintains current knowledge and training in safe transfer techniques to move patients and in ambulation. Performs safe transfer techniques on patients and accurately documents patient transfers in patient records day of events.
  • Become and remain familiar with the patients normal range of motion and positioning. Immediately notifies case manager and physician of any change in resident condition or symptoms.
  • Ensures adequate nutrition and fluid intake for patients in care; consults with case manager and physician when nutrition and fluid intake in inadequate.
  • Maintains compliance with all At Home Healthcare policies, procedures, and regulations, including all federal and state laws.

Must be licensed CNA in the state Texas and current CPR.

Keywords: Homecare Holdings, Georgetown , Home Care Aide I, Other , Georgetown, Texas

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