Home Healthcare Aide
BrightStar Care
Galena, OH US
Posted ago
BrightStar Care
Are you an empathetic and compassionate caregiver, who takes pride in helping people lead more independent lives? Our busy home health agency is seeking an experienced home health aide to assist our case managers in implementing patient-specific care plans. You’ll give our patients companionship and help with basic medical care, light housekeeping duties, personal care, and hygiene tasks so that they are empowered to live happily at home. You must have 1-3 years of experience as an HHA or caregiver and possess excellent communication skills. If you enjoy a position that is varied and rewarding every day, we want to hear from you!
Responsibilities
  • Sustain quality companionship and provide psychological and emotional support for patients and their family members
  • Implement care plans as directed by the case manager, and keep updated and accurate care records
  • Support patients to help them complete personal hygiene tasks like bathing, grooming, toileting, shaving, dressing, etc.
  • Execute basic medical tasks such as replacing bandages and dressings, taking vital signs, measuring glucose and ketone levels, and ensuring the proper use of medical devices
  • Stay on top of light housekeeping tasks including but not limited to laundry, bed making, vacuuming, etc.
Qualifications
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) is highly valuable- approved home health aide training programs from community colleges are accepted
  • High school diploma or GED is required - some college preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs, you may be required to stoop, bend, reach, and transfer patients up to 250 lbs as needed
  • First aid training and current CPR certification is needed and you must be able to pass a drug test, full employment background check, and physical
  • Compassionate, kind, and empathetic personality is essential, with superb organization and communications skills
Compensation
$14 - $15 hourly
About BrightStar Care

We value our employees, and offer benefits and perks including:

  • Competitive pay and weekly paychecks
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Referral incentives and earning opportunities
  • Recognition Programs


We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference in people's lives? Do you want to work for a company that truly cares about you? At BrightStar Care, we become part of our clients' lives by providing the highest quality of care when they need our help the most. That's where you can shine!

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