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Home Health Aide and/or Personal Care Assistant

Company: Right at Home Northeast MS
Location: Tupelo
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

We believe that our Home Health Aides (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistants (PCA) are the heart of our business. Without you, we couldnt build meaningful relationships with our clients, put a smile on their face or be the highlight of their day. In taking this position, you would receive:Competitive payPay may vary by location, level of training and type of shiftFlexible schedules (Shifts can be arranged to fit your schedule)Weekly payMobile clock in/outWork close to home (Serve seniors in your own community)Ongoing training and developmentYour local office may offer you a variety of initial and ongoing career training opportunities to help you grow your skills. This could include but not limited to:A ""library"" of senior care reference materials and resources in the office and onlineOn-the-job training for unique client situationsMake a difference, develop meaningful relationships, and meet new peopleGive back to those who need you most (our clients need you now more than ever before!)Paid travel time in between clients and paid mileageExtremely positive work environmentEmployee discount programsAccess to leadershipRecognition, celebrations, and great team interactions!In this role, we stand prepared to equip you with the right personal protective equipment (PPE) and are ready to assist as you care for our vulnerable population of seniors and adults with disabilities.What Youll Do and Who You Are:The good news is that your training will teach you everything you need to know to succeed on the job. But there are a few character traits you should have from the get-go. We have a great work culture at Right at Home and look for people with a similar mindset:Youre the honest, likable, energetic, and approachable type, and can get along and verbally communicate easily with people at all levels. You listen well, have great decision-making skills and are passionate about your customer focus. Youre never short of a smile and take real pride in your work by being resourceful, accountable, and adaptable and you cope well under pressure, take initiative, and thrive on a challenge. Integrity is one of your core values as you do not ethically cut corners. You make a great first impression as you are professional and kind in your demeanor and approach.You dont mind getting a little dirty this could include (but is not limited to) assisting the patient with activities of daily living such as aiding with personal hygiene (toileting, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair), ambulation, eating, dressing, shaving, light housekeeping, and other household chores.You dont have to be a gourmet chef, but you can prepare a good meal and work your way around a kitchen.You can perform other assigned activities for a specific patient, which includes but is not limited to:Assisting with the use of devices for aid in daily living (cane, walker, wheelchair or lift device)Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercisesMeasuring and preparing special dietsMeasuring intake and outputTaking vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure)Application of an external (condom-type) catheterMust Haves:Must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick, and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the jobMeets the requirements for employees providing direct patient careRead, write, speak, and understand English as needed for the jobHave a valid drivers license and use of an insured automobile for work or access to adequate transportationWhy Right at Home?We truly believe that where you work matters, and as a company that believes in improving the lives of those we serve, we think we know a thing or two about what makes our employees happy.Here is what our employees say about us:Its wonderful to work for a company that treats their employees with the same care and respect they want us to provide to clients. - LindaI know Im never alone! If I have a question or an issue, there is always someone available to help me. This means the world to me! - Dave..If you need assistance with this application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting us. These responsibilities are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees.Each Right at Home office and business is independently owned and operated undera franchise agreement with Right at Home, LLC.Right at Home, LLC is not the employer or joint employer of the employees of any of its franchised offices.For comments, questions or to learn more about Right at Home, please visit www.rightathome.net.Required

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Job Industries
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Keywords: Right at Home Northeast MS, Oxford , Home Health Aide and/or Personal Care Assistant, Healthcare , Tupelo, Mississippi

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