CHHA / CNA
The Certified Home Health Aide and Certified Nursing Assistant is a member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the client's needs. The CHHA & CNA is responsible for observing clients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed.
The CHHA & CNA will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a client's care
Provide client care as directed by the Director of Nursing.
Provide personal care:
Grooming, including oral care
Assist the client with dressing and undressing
Assist the client with toileting activities
Assist in feeding the client
Feed clients who are unable to feed themselves
Take and record vital signs (temperature, pulse, and blood pressure)
Measure and record height and weight
Support good skin care to prevent skin breakdown (i.e. turn and reposition client, actively encourage movement)
Assist client with active and passive range of motions as defined by the plan of care
Provide client with help walking and transferring
Observe client's physical, mental and emotional conditions.
Report any change to the Director of Nursing or nursing supervisor
Document observed changes
Measure and document intake and output
Assist client in the self-administration of medication (medication reminder)
Perform light housekeeping
Perform meal preparation and clean up
Change bed linens and make up the client's bed
Maintain an orderly client environment
Follow principles of infection control and Universal Precautions
Identifies and participates in performance improvement activities.
Provide transport to doctor appointments, outside activities and shopping
Participates in client teaching according to the client's plan of care
Assist in providing a safe environment and promote quality patient care through adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.
Ensure client's rights are adhered to. These include but are not limited to:
the right to privacy and dignity while care is being provided
the right to accept or refuse care
the right to confidentiality of their information
Respond rapidly and appropriately in an emergency situation
Use equipment properly and in a safe manner.
• Successful completion of a home health aide program
• Minimum of one (1) year of documented experience required
• Certified in CPR
• Negative TB skin test or chest x-ray
• Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with the organizations requirements.
• Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision
• Empathy for the needs of the client
• Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to express spoken and/or written ideas in English
• Treats clients, staff and the public with courtesy, respect and presents appositive public image.
• Works as a team member
• Ensures confidentiality and security of the client's medical information
Full Time & Part Time
Weekend hours available.
Night hours available.
Live-ins cases available
CALL :585- 953-8709