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5621 Delmar Blvd. Suite 105

St. Louis, MO 63115

Phone: (314) 833-3419   

Fax: (314) 833 - 3420

Hours: M-F 8am-4pm

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Home Health Aide Job Responsibilities:

Enable patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition; providing support and personal services; teaching families.
 

Home Health Aide Job Duties:

  • Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.

  • Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopping for food and other household requirements; preparing and serving meals and snacks; running errands.

  • Assists patients by providing personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming.

  • Helps patients care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.

  • Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; advising on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping

  • Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal; notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.

  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following aseptic standards and procedures; maintaining security precautions; following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards;

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

  • Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.

  • Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

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