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Home Health Aide

Company:
Sesmie Global
Location:
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Salary:
90000
Posted:
April 15, 2019

Description:

A passionate home health aide personnel is urgently needed to enable patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition, providing support and personal services, as well as teaching families.

Responsibilities

Monitor patient condition by observing their physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.

Assists patients by providing personal services, such as helping them to walk, and grooming.

Help patients care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special techniques and equipment for personal hygiene.

Helps family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the patient; advising on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping.

Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal, notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.

Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following apses standards and procedures, maintaining security precautions, following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards,

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.

Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Requirements

Proven work experience as home health aide or similar role.

Ability to monitor vital signs and to collect specimens.

Familiar with basic nutrition and personal hygiene standards.

Proficiency in English

Nursing and health care administration skills.

Caring and compassionate personality.

First Aid training.

Qualifications

BS.c