Sarasota, FL
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Sarasota/Manatee - Home Health Aide

Make a Difference. Grow Personally. Serve Others.

As an in-home care service provider Right at Home offers opportunities for you to make a direct impact on improving the lives of others. With over 500 offices nationwide opportunities are available to you whether you carry a wealth of health care knowledge and experience or if you simply have a desire to make a difference.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those that we serve and that includes you as a potential Right at Home employee. Beyond competitive wages, we offer an industry-leading development program with Right at Home University. Our training and continuing education program offer a wide range of topics ranging from techniques on personal care and specialized training on specific diseases and disorders to personal development and communication skills.

We are looking for the right people, and if you're seeking a place to feel appreciated for your hard work and a place to grow professionally while you make a difference, Right at Home is for you.

Home Health Aide

Provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes. This position has more qualifications than the Personal Care Assistant/Nurse Assistant.

Essential Functions

    Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to): 
  • Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
  • Ambulation
  • Eating
  • Dressing
  • Shaving
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.

    Performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):

  • 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

Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and 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 completed a Competency Evaluation that meets the State Licensing Law for home health agencies.
  • Current CPR Certificate is recommended.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.

      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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