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Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) for LIVE-IN care

Flemington, NJ 08822

Expert Home Care

All shifts - All days
Home Care Agency
Posted 5 weeks ago
$135.00 - $140.00 per day
About Employer

Expert Home Care is a privately owned independent agency operating in NJ since 1985. We have received the industry's prestigious "Best of Home Care" award for 9 straight years since 2011 for excell... + MORE

Job Description

Live-In

Opportunities for LIVE-IN CHHA - Certified Homemaker-Home Health Aides in Hunterdon County. We welcome applications from certified homemaker-home health aides (CHHA) who care about client safety, dignity, and well-being. As a CHHA, you will travel to clients' homes to provide direct care including personal care, grooming, ambulation, special procedures, homemaking, meal preparation, housekeeping, and assistance with other activities of daily living.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Have a high school diploma or GED, or a satisfactory combination of education and life experience needed to perform the job duties
  • Have a current, valid NJ Certified Home Health Aide certification in good standing from the New Jersey Board of Nursing.
  • Have the willingness to travel throughout the service area, including being able to drive or to independently travel on public transportation.
  • Good communication skills and a mature attitude.
  • Be honest, dependable and be able to perform the physical demands of the position.

RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES OF THE JOB:

  • Travel to client’s home, read and interpret the client's care plan
  • Provide direct, personal care to clients including, but not limited to:

  • bathing plus mouth, nail, hair and skin care, shaving, exercises as directed.

  • activities related to dressing and toileting including bedpan.

  • assist clients' with ambulating, transfer activities, and the use of assistive devices like mechanical lifts, walkers, wheelchair, commode chair, braces, and prostheses.

  • perform special delegated procedures including taking vital signs and weight, feeding, measuring intake and output, and assisting clients with self-administered medications.

  • light housekeeping, menu planning, shopping.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Other duties include observing and reporting on the client's condition, behavior, appearance, and hygiene needs, living arrangements, and home environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS and ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work is in a variety of home environments.
  • Frequently travel by car or public transportation throughout the service area is necessary.
  • This position routinely requires driving a car or independently using public transportation, lifting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling, stretching, standing, stooping, walking, walking up and down stairs, seeing, hearing, speaking, writing, reading, carrying, weight-bearing activities, and the use of a wide assortment of large and small home appliances.
Job Requirements
  • Home Health Aide (HHA)
  • Must speak English
  • We don't hire new grads
Job Schedule
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Morning
(8a - 12p)
Afternoon
(12p - 4p)
Evening
(4p - 8p)
Overnight
(8p - 8a)
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