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Angmar Medical Holdings Angels Care Home Health in Urbandale, Iowa

Angels Care Home Health

Home Health Aide

Urbandale, IA

Angels Care Home Health is now hiring a Certified Home Health Aide for our office located in Urbandale, IA. Apply today to learn more!

Job Description

The home health aide is responsible for observing the patient, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed.

Job Duties

  • Performing personal care needs after given a patient’s assignment and attending to requests promptly.

  • Providing patient and family with positive communication techniques.

  • Giving personal care including baths, back rubs, oral hygiene, shampoos and changing bed linen as often as assigned.

  • Assisting in dressing and undressing patients as assigned.

  • Planning and preparing nutritious meals, including shopping.

  • Assisting in feeding the patient.

  • Providing proper care and observation of patient’s skin to prevent breakdown of tissue over bony prominence.

  • Assessing and reporting on patient’s condition and significant changes to the Case Manager.

  • Assist with ambulation and exercise as instructed by the home health nurse or therapist.

  • Provide normal range of motion and transfers & positioning.

  • Offering and assisting with bedpans and urinals.

  • Providing assistance as assigned with light laundry needs.

Qualifications

  • Meets the training requirements of the State.

  • Completed a minimum of 75 hours of classroom and supervised practical training.

  • Sixteen hours of class room must be completed prior to a mandatory 16 hours of practical training.

  • At least 18 years of age.

  • Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given.

  • Has empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the impaired.

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Job Overview

Date Posted April 12, 2021

Location 7020 Douglas Avenue, Urbandale, IA, USA

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