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Home Health Aide

Contact debrak.chappell@ky.gov
Added 2022-01-12
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Description

Position: Home Health Aide – Full-Time Employment Contract

Location: Whitley County

Salary: $12 per hour, depending on experience

Schedule: Monday – Friday, day shift

Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Recent experience as an aide in a home health agency, community health agency, nursing facility, or hospital.
  • SRNA is preferred and can substitute for experience.
  • BLS/CPR certification is preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Criminal background check and drug screening required. Candidates may not have felony charges or any charges related to drugs.
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or willing to be vaccinated within 4 weeks of hire.

Responsibilities:

Performs appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene and grooming that include: bed bath, sponge, tub or shower bath, shampoo in sink tub or bed, nail and skin care, oral hygiene, toileting and elimination, safe transfer techniques, and ambulation with or without equipment, normal range of motion and positioning, adequate nutrition and fluid intake.

Performs other tasks as assigned, which may include; simple dressing changes, reading and recording temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, catheter care and changing of catheter drainage bags, empty or change colostomy bags, colostomy irrigation, whirlpool treatment, sugar, and acetone test, meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, marketing, and business errands, respite care, non-medicated enemas or suppositories.

Observation, reporting, and documentation of patient status and the care or service furnished.

Benefits will be provided as defined for full-time employees by 902 KAR Chapter 8 to include retirement, leave, and insurance.

To apply, email your current resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

“This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

Specific details

Employer Whitley County Health Department

Location


368 Penny Lane, Williamsburg, KY 40769

Advert details

Advert ID: 150
Displayed: 11
Expires: 2022-02-11
In categories: LHD: Clinical