Home Health Aide - BAH

Overview

Working for a home care company on one campus in Framingham.  Currently looing for 5pm to 11pm shift.  Also interested in PRN employees.

 

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

 

Relationships and integrity are the heart of our culture. They help us create a welcoming and inclusive community among our residents, associates and patients that feels like family. They guide us to be open in our communication with each other, and enable us to make the right decisions for the people who have entrusted us with their care. Our relationships and integrity work together to create a positive impact in the lives of the people we touch.

 

The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you’ll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. You’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness – physical, mental, emotional, and financial. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.

 

If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us!

 

Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

 

We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates.  One way we do that is through our benefits.  Our offerings include, but are not limited to: 

 

Full-time and part-time associate benefits:

·         401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

·         Benefit plan package

·         Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

·         Associate Compassion Fund

·         Associate Discounts

·         Identity theft protection

·         Pet savings and insurance plans

·         Voluntary benefits available

 

 Full-time associate benefits:

·         Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more.

·         Paid Time Off

·         Adoption Benefit

·         Tuition Reimbursement

·         Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)

·         Voluntary STD and LTD

 

Please note, Brookdale has adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Brookdale at Home Agency Leader provides direct care to client, which reflects Brookdale’s philosophy and standards of non-skilled home care. Assists in meeting the client’s individual needs while treating the clients with respect and dignity.

  1. Assists clients with the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring, and getting to and from activities and meals according to the client plan of care.
  2. Assists clients with homemaker companion tasks such as laundry, shopping, light housekeeping, meals, according to the plan of care.
  3. Follows assignment tasks. Contacts supervisor if client desires deviation from assigned tasks.
  4. Allows and encourages client to do as much of their own care as possible, to remain active.
  5. Documents the delivery of quality care in the client’s clinical record.
  6. Follows infection control and safety policies and guidelines.
  7. Implements client care that is accurate, timely and appropriately documented; maintains confidentiality at all times.
  8. Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly environment for the patient.
  9. Responds promptly and positively to client requests for assistance.
  10. Maintains consistent and concise lines of authority and responsibility with effective communication that promotes a positive working relationship with client, families, and co-workers.
  11. Identifies changes in client status or needs and communicates to the supervisor in a timely manner.
  12. Participates in educational programs and maintains compliance with required training.
  13. Communicates with supervisor at least 2 hours prior to assignment if unable to come to work. Supervisor communicates with client.
  14. Maintains means to travel to client’s home to arrive on time for assignment.

 

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and Experience
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED), and three to six months related experience and/or training preferred.

 

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
In accordance with state law, must possess current state certification or state specific required training and provide proof of required training. Will follow regulations to maintain current certification and/or training requirements. Reliable transportation. Must have a valid state identification card and a valid driver’s license is preferred.

 

Management/Decision Making
Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with limited independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.

 

Knowledge and Skills
Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively in English with patients, family members and other associates of the company. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and/or oral form. Uses good judgment in emergency situations, and seeks assistance when needed.

 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Climb or balance
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Talk or hear
  • Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
  • Vision
  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
  • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
  • Exposure to latex
  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
  • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
  • Requires Travel: Frequently

 

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Home Health Aide - BAH


Regular Part-Time
ID: 2022-163626
Healthcare - Clinical Support
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Brookdale at Home
300 West Farm Pond Road,
Framingham, MA 01702
field26665 Community

Regular Part-Time
ID: 2022-163626
Healthcare - Clinical Support