Healthcare Assistant – Home Health Aide in Burlington, NC at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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Job Title 

Healthcare Assistant – Home Health Aide

Job Description

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. We are seeking a Healthcare Assistant / Home Health Aide to provide care to our clients.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people to reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Job Responsibilities

Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasksFostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housematesEnsuring client safety and maintaining a safe environmentAssisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairsReminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)Encouraging self-help activitiesReporting changes in client’s condition or family situation to the officeDocumenting services provided Performing home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaningPlanning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding, and clean-upAccompanying client to scheduled appointmentsTransporting clients or running errands for client

Job Requirements

As a Healthcare Assistant / Home Health Aide, you will play a vital role in the lives of our clients by assisting them with day-to-day living activities, serving as a source of companionship, and helping to make each and every day just a little bit better and a whole lot brighter! Effective communication skills, professionalism, and customer focus are essential for success in this role.

Requirements for the Healthcare Assistant / Home Health Aide position include:  

  • Six months experience in home health management  
  • Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Compliance with other state-specific requirements under licensure or other programs
  • Valid driver’s license, with a satisfactory driving record, as defined by ResCare’s vehicle policy
  • Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information
  • CNA a plus

Additional Information

At ResCare, you will be part of an established and highly regarded organization with a proud 40-year tradition of making a vital difference in the lives of the people we serve. Not only will you see the positive results of your work each and every day, but you will also have plenty of opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Our senior leadership team has been with us, on average, for a decade or more, and several of them began their careers with us as direct caregivers. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation benefits package!

Healthcare Assistant / Home Health Aide


Where Care Meets Career

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