The Community Health Aide is a paraprofessional employee, trained to provide personal care and related services in the community. This individual functions under the direction of a nurse supervisor.
Provide direct and indirect care elements to residents in a community under the direction of a nurse supervisor. May have to provide direct and indirect care elements to numerous residents per shift. Demonstrate appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene. Adhere to assessment/task sheets for community health aide. Observe, report and document resident status according to Atria standards. Maintain a clean safe environment. Assure adequate nutrition and fluid intake. Safely transfer and ambulate resident. Help maintain the residents physical and mental well-being. Attend in-services as required. Maintain CEU requirements in compliance with New York State law. Maintain home health certification. Attend and complete various Atria-required trainings designed for community employees. May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Completion of the 9th grade, prefer high school. Able to read and write consistent with job. Successful completion of a New York State approved home health aide training program (i.e. home health aide certification). Has a reliable means of transportation. Meet health requirements
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