Bayside, NY
(718) 423-1930

Personal Care Assistant / Home Health Aide, Male Client, Queen’s area

Location: Queens, NY area

Personal care assistant/home health aide needed for male client in Queens, NY.

Functions:

  • Perform personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include:
    • Personal hygiene
    • Ambulation
    • Eating
    • Dressing
  • Prepare meals and snacks according to instructions.
  • Perform patient-specific activities as taught by a nurse including:
    • Assisting with the change of ostomy appliances
    • Reinforcement of dressings
    • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
    • Measuring and preparing special diets
    • Taking vital signs
    • Application of an external catheter
  • Perform homemaking activities which include:
    • Vacuuming
    • Dusting
    • Sweeping/ mopping floors
    • Doing dishes
    • Changing bed linens
    • Laundry
    • Cleaning bathrooms

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate preferred.
  • Six months experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities)
  • Successfully complete a Competency Evaluation that meets the State Licensing Law for home health agencies
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • This position requires 75 hours of technical training including: Checking vitals, Accu-check blood glucose levels, Urine sugar and acetone level


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