Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide in Davie, FL
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The Certified Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide is responsible for providing direct hands on care to clients at their place of residence under the direction, instruction, and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
Why work for us?
Assist the client in performing personal care activities contained in a written assignment by a (Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse) employee or contractor of the agency and which include assisting the patient or client with personal hygiene, ambulation, eating, dressing, shaving, and physical transfer.
Maintains a clean, and safe environment, which may include light cleaning and straightening of the bathroom, straightening the sleeping and living areas, washing the patient’s or client’s dishes or laundry, and such tasks to maintain cleanliness and safety for the patient or client.
Other activities as designated by a (Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse) employee or contractor of the agency for a specific patient or client and are restricted to the following:
Assist with reinforcement of dressing
Assist with tasks associated with toileting, use of the bedpan and urinal
Provide catheter care including changing the urinary catheter bag
Empty ostomy bags, or changing bags that do not adhere to the skin
Assist with the use of devices for aid to daily living, such as a wheelchair or walker
Assist with prescribed range of motion exercises
Assist with prescribed ice cap or collar
Prepares special diets
Measures intake and output of fluids
Measures temperature, pulse, respiration, or blood pressure
Observes appearance and gross behavioral changes in the patient or client and reports to the Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
Supervises the self-administration of medication in the home and is limited to the following:
Obtaining the medication container from the storage area for the patient or client