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Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center CAH - MEADOWBROOK TERRACE - HOME HEALTH AIDE in Carthage, New York

Internal Posting Dates: June 7, 2021 – June 14, 2021

Home Health Aide – Part-Time 2:30p -10:30p (Primary Evenings) Variable shifts

You will be tasked with helping patients with personal hygiene, minor medical needs, housekeeping, and other daily needs as required by the patient. To excel in this role you should have an interest in healthcare and the ability to work with limited supervision keeping the patient’s needs as your top priority.

Requirements:

  • Literate, emotionally mature adult in good health possessing integrity, poise, dignity and good grooming.

  • Must possess a current, valid NYS Driver’s License.

  • The Home Health Aide must successfully complete an approved training course to carry out assigned activities or have documented evidence of completion of an equivalency exam approved by New York State Department of Health.

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred, but not required.

  • Must have the ability to read, write and follow oral/written instructions in English, document care given, record messages, keep simple records and speak the predominant language of the resident.

  • Sympathetic attitude towards providing services for residents.

  • Participate in 12 hours of in-service education per year as required by New York State regulations.

  • Must be self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.

  • Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and interact tactfully with clients, family members, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the public.

  • Must be trained in medication assistance and demonstrate competency.

    All internal candidates must apply via our website. All Job Award Letters provided to Internal Candidates must be signed and returned to Human Resources within five (5) days of the verbal acceptance, if you have any questions please reach out to Human Resources.

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