person who is specifically trained, competent and performs assigned
functions of personal care to the patient in their residence under
the direction, instruction and supervision of the registered nurse
Must meet Medicare
Conditions of Participation for Home Health Aide training program
Have a sympathetic
attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.
Ability to carry
out directions, read and write.
ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.
care and bath as ordered.
appropriate visit records in a timely manner as per Agency
Reports changes in
the patient's condition and needs to the RN.
services essential to health care in the home as
exercises the patient as assigned.
procedures as an extension of the therapy services, e.g., range of
motion (ROM) exercises as assigned.
medications that are ordinarily self-administered as
and continuing education programs as scheduled and
care conferences as scheduled.
indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from
Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/RNs,
Ability to perform
the following tasks if necessary:
participate in physical activity.
Ability to work
for extended period of time while standing and being involved in
Ability to do
extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular
Avante provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all
employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, Veterans' status, national origin, gender
identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability,
gender, genetic information or any other category protected by law.
In addition to federal requirements, Avante complies with
applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in
employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race,
color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity
or expression, national origin, age, genetic information,
disability, Veterans' status or any other category protected by
law. Improper interference with the ability of
employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline, up
to and including, discharge.