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Certified Nurse Aide/Certified Home Health Aid

Lansdale, PA

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Full job description

Vets for Vets Home Healthcare is looking for an experienced and compassionate Certified Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide to provide essential care and support to veterans in need of in-home supportive care services. We are looking to fill Per-Diem positions. Our most qualified candidate will be someone with a strong passion for serving our nation's heroes and a commitment to providing the highest quality of care.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements:

Active state-approved certification as a Certified Nurse Aide or Home Health Aide.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience working with seniors, disabled or veteran populations is preferred.
Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Current CPR certification (required)
Training Requirements:

Completion of a state-approved nursing assistant or home health aide training program.
Must maintain continuing education requirements as mandated by state regulations.
Travel Requirements:

Must be able to reliably commute or relocate to North Wales, PA for this job (Deal breaker)
Must posses a valid PA state Drivers License
Competency Requirements:

Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
Ability to provide personal care and support services as directed by a licensed nurse.
Ability to provide a safe, clean and healthy environment for veterans.
Ability to demonstrate empathy, patience and compassion in caring for veterans.
Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

Assist patients with daily mobility and transfer activities such as moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles
Care for patients by changing bed linens, doing laundry, cleaning the home, or assisting with personal care as necessary to maintain a clean and safe environment.
Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor and other members of the healthcare team
Build relationships with patients by conversing or reading aloud to help keep them mentally healthy and alert
Engage patients in exercises or other activities
Provide personal care and hygiene support, including bathing, grooming, toileting and dressing.
Monitor vital signs and report any changes to the Clinical Manager.
Provide medication reminders and assist with self-administered medications, as directed.
Prepare meals and assist with feeding as needed.
Provide companionship and support to veterans and their families.
Work Elements:

Physical Demands: This job may require prolonged standing, walking, and repetitive motions. Physical abilities required include fine motor skills, reaching, pushing and pulling at least 50 pounds.
Environmental Conditions: The job may require working indoors and outdoors and may include exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and dangerous equipment.
Physical Elements (reasonable accommodations can be made if needed):

This job may require working in a home environment with a variety of animals and possible exposure to second-hand smoke.
Clear speech and hearing (or alternative communication)
Ability to operate office equipment and to function in an office environment
Physical ability to perform job duties
Ability of transportation from job sites
Join the team at Vets for Vets Home Healthcare and make a positive impact in the lives of our nation's heroes. Apply today!

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour
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