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Home Health Aide
at Aveanna Healthcare
Pittsburgh, PA

Home Health Aide
at Aveanna Healthcare
Pittsburgh, PA

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Job Description

Certified Home Health Aides and Certified Nursing Assistants

Job Duties:

  • Encourages the client to become as independent as possible according to the nursing care plan
  • Attempts to promote client's mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest
  • Supports with certain approved and supervised treatments as ordered by the physician
  • Plans and prepares nutritious meals
  • Helps the client to maintain good personal hygiene
  • Assists in maintaining a healthy, safe environment
  • Assists the client with transfers and ambulation with or without an assistive device
  • Gives simple emotional and psychological support to the client and other members of the household.

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of the 9th grade or its equivalent; prefer high school graduate.
  • Completion of 1 (one) year's employment as a CNAor HHA required.
  • Completion of a basic aide training program consistent with state and federal requirements and for which a certificate was obtained.
  • Ability to speak, comprehend, read and write English consistent with job requirements.
  • Satisfactory performance on a competency evaluation and annual re-evaluation.
  • Completion of one year's employment as a personal care aide, nurse's aide or in another healthcare-related field preferred.
  • Has the emotional and mental maturity necessary for establishing and maintaining a good work relationship with client, client's family and the personnel of the company.
  • Must have available, reliable transportation to and from assignments

Company Description

Aveanna Healthcare brings together two of the largest providers of pediatric care in the nation – Epic Health Services and PSA Healthcare. As Aveanna, we have joined together to revolutionize the way pediatric healthcare is delivered, one patient at a time.

Today, the Aveanna Healthcare family of companies cares for medically fragile patients in 23 states through our rapidly growing network of more than 200 branch offices. As a result of overwhelming demand for the quality of care we consistently give, Aveanna has also been providing more and more adult home care services.

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