Posted time June 28, 2022 Location Clark County, Greene County, Miami County, Montgomery County

In-Home Health Aide

a Caring Companion is hiring In-Home Health Aides and Caregiver’s and seeking the highest for Full and Part-time private duty homecare positions within Dayton and surrounding areas.

In-Home Health Aide and Caregiver Responsibilities

  • Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition, providing support and personal services, and teaching families.
  • Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.
  • Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services, making a list including shopping for food and other household requirements, preparing and serving meals and snacks.
  • 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.
  • Advises on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping.
  • Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal and notifying family supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.
  • Help patient with activities of daily living.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepsis standards and procedures, maintaining security precautions, and following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards.
  • 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, and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

[Work Hours & Benefits]

All Positions are filled as Subcontract positions. Full and Part-Time. We are a 24/7 365 day a year agency.

  • Holiday Pay

In-Home Health Aide Qualifications / Skills:

  • Creating a safe, effective environment
  • Health promotion and maintenance
  • Nursing Skills
  • Health care administration
  • Patient services
  • Verbal communication
  • Listening
  • Training
  • Dependability
  • Emotional control
  • Medical Teamwork Assistance

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements for In-Home Health Aides and Caregivers:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • CPR/FA, 1 & 2 (within 6-12 months of hire), and CPI certification (Helpful but not required)
  • Any state-mandated certification
  • Minimum 3+ year(s) professional or personal experience supporting individuals with disabilities, mental illnesses, or challenging behaviors.
  • Must have a valid in-state driverโ€™s license, provide current registration and insurance, and have a driving record with no more than 2 points within the last 3 years
  • Must be over 21 years old
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Pass a Drug and Background Check