Weekend Certified Home Health Aide- Starts Immediately!- North Suburbs, IL

BrightStar Care- North Suburban
Job Description

Come work for BrightStar Care, an independently owned and operated agency actively hiring compassionate members to their team to work with elderly in their home. The Home Health Aide is a member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the client’s needs.  The team is looking for a dedicated individual with a passion for care and values honesty and commitment as much as BrightStar does. Our commitment to incorporating advanced technology has offered our employees an opportunity to deliver their best performance.  Work as many or as few hours as you want, as our team is looking for individuals searching for full and part-time work, nights, days, weekends, and holidays.

 

Benefits                                                                                                          

  • Weekly pay with direct deposit
  • Free continuing education
  • Variety of assignments, procedures, and treatments
  • Weekend and evening opportunities, in-home and facility based
  • One to one patient care
  • Over 95% of BrightStar locations are Joint Commission accredited or in process
  • National opportunities with over 250 locations in US

Responsibilities

  • Assist clients with daily personal hygiene including, but not limited to: bathing, grooming, oral care, dressing, undressing, toileting activities, feeding, meal preparation, linen changes, light housekeeping 
  • Provide client care according to approved Plan of Care
  • Take and record vital signs of client including height and weight, if necessary
  • Assist client with active and passive range of motion as defined by the plan of care, as well as observing the client’s physical, mental, and emotional conditions
  • Provide client with help walking and transferring to doctor appointments, outside activities, and shopping
  • Develop and promote a safe environment to provide quality client care through adherence to established policies, procedures, and standards
  • Provide transportation as required
  • Assist in providing a safe environment for client
  • Comply with all documentation and record keeping requirements
  • Follow principles of infection control and Universal Precautions.
  • Ensure client’s rights are adhered to
  • Treat client, family, and staff with courtesy and respect

 

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Successful completion of a home health aide program
  • Minimum of one (1) year of documented experience
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Certified CPR and negative TB skin test or chest x-ray
  • Licensed driver with an insured automobile
  • Adhere to HIPAA and maintain client confidentiality
  • MUST be able to START THIS WEEKEND (Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 10am-5pm)
  • Dogs are in the home (small and friendly)
  • ALS knowledge is a plus! 
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