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Home Health Aide (HHA)

Responsibilities:

Skilled Care

  • Perform simple procedures as an extension of therapy services under the close supervision of the therapist.
  • Perform or assist client with personal care.
  • Assist client with ambulation and exercise.
  • Perform household services that are necessary for health care and safety at home.
  • Report changes in client's condition or home situation to staff nurse or supervisor.
  • Prepare nutritious meals as assigned. Assist patient in understanding special diet instructions.

Homemaker

  • Light housekeeping, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning bathroom, kitchen fixtures, wash inside windows and sweep sidewalk.
  • Laundry: wash, dry or hang out, and fold.
  • Assistance with shopping.
  • Meal preparation.
  • Complete necessary records and turn them in to staff nurse as instructed.

Personal Care

  • Assistance with personal hygiene- bath, grooming, dressing.
  • Planning and preparation of meals, and assistance with eating as needed.
  • Assistance with mobility/transfer, getting in and out of bed or chair, and/or walking.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Reading, writing and comprehension skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Motor Vehicle Insurance
  • Valid Driver's License

EEO Statement

Area Agency on Aging of Western Arkansas, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Area Agency on Aging of Western Arkansas, Inc. hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disabilities, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.



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