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Home Health Aide OCALA

Company: The Avante Group
Location: Ocala
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:




A paraprofessional 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 (RN).




1.      Must meet Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health Aide training program and competency.

2.      Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly.

3.      Ability to carry out directions, read and write.

4.      Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.




1.      Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.

2.      Performs personal care and bath as ordered.

3.      Completes appropriate visit records in a timely manner as per Agency policy.

4.      Reports changes in the patient's condition and needs to the RN.

5.      Performs household services essential to health care in the home as assigned.

6.      Ambulates and exercises the patient as assigned.

7.      Performs simple procedures as an extension of the therapy services, e.g., range of motion (ROM) exercises as assigned.

8.      Assists with medications that are ordinarily self-administered as assigned.

9.      Attends inservice and continuing education programs as scheduled and necessary.

10.  Attends patient care conferences as scheduled.





Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.





1.      Supervised by:                  Director of Clinical Services/Nursing Supervisor/RNs, PTs,

                                                OTs, SLPs







High risk





Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:

·         Ability to participate in physical activity.

·         Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.

·         Heavy lifting.

·         Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.


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 training.

Avante 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 Avante's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline, up to and including, discharge.



Keywords: The Avante Group, Ocala , Home Health Aide OCALA, Other , Ocala, Florida

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