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Home Health Aide

Colorado Springs

Currently hiring Home Health Aides in the Colorado Springs area!

Objective:

Home Instead® Home Health Aides provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes as they age. These services are meant to enhance the quality of life for seniors. Home Instead® Home Health Aides help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride, care and compassion.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Provide Personal Care services which could include:

  • Assisting with bathing
  • Assisting with grooming
  • Assisting with toileting and incontinence issues

- Provide Specialized services which could include:

  • Advanced Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care
  • Hospice Care

- Provide Companionship services which could include:

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Providing stabilization and assistance with walking
  • Preparing meals and cleaning up meal-related items
  • Providing medication reminders and appointment reminders
  • Performing light housekeeping tasks (dusting, vacuuming, making beds, changing linens, cleaning bathrooms, kitchens, etc.)
  • Washing and ironing laundry
  • Running errands
  • Accompanying clients to appointments

- Contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client’s quality of life

- Document daily activities and report any significant changes in a client’s needs or living conditions

- Maintain regular communication with supervisor and office staff

Secondary Responsibilities:

- Complete all required training through the online learning platform designated by franchise office

- Participate in company sponsored training and social events including Personal Care Worker meetings

- Report hours according to office policy & communicate changes in availability in a timely manner

- Document client information in Client and Life Journal

- May require you to run errands and provide incidental transportation for a client using your vehicle or a client’s vehicle

- Perform other reasonable duties as assigned

Essential Job Requirements:

· Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds

· Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach

· Possess a valid driver’s license

· Possess valid auto insurance

· Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect

· Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations

· Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner