Home Health Assistant Job with Government - closing today!

Home Health Assistant Job with Government - closing today!

Job #:
15-00989
Job Title:
Program Assistant (Home Health Aide)
Opening Date/Time:
Sat. 05/30/15 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Closing Date/Time:
Fri. 06/12/15 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Salary:
$16.85 - $28.08 Hourly
$1,347.70 - $2,246.18 Biweekly
$35,040.30 - $58,400.58 Annually
Job Type:
FT Hourly W BN
Location:
HERNDON HARBOR ADHC CENTER, 875 GRACE ST, HERNDON (DD12), Virginia
Department:
Health Department
Pay Grade:
S14
Posting Type:
Open to General Public

Print Job Information|Apply

Job AnnouncementBenefitsSupplemental Questions

Provides assistance with activities of daily living and personal care, such as bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, oral hygiene, nail care, transferring and walking for both males and females.Takes vital signs, and provides a quality therapeutic recreation program for a specialized population(s) of individuals, 18 and older, with a variety of diagnoses and multiple disabilities in the Adult Day Health Care Center (ADHC). Assists recreation therapist with planning, organizing and providing therapeutic recreational and social activities. Assists with the nutrition program by maintaining statistics, ordering meals, setting up and serving food.
Employment Standards:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a high school diploma or a G.E.D.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Must achieve certification in CPR and First Aid within one year of employment. Must be able to achieve Limited Food Handlers Certification within one year of employment.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and a TB test to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience working with older adults with dementia; developing and implementing a variety of activities for older adults with cognitive and physical impairments. Familiarity with Microsoft Office.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employee is required to walk, stand for long periods of time (1 to 2 hours), bend, sit, kneel, reach, climb stairs and participate in recreational therapy, read and write in complete sentences in English. Ability to assist with client transfers from sitting to standing and standing to sitting positions, and lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to operate keyboard-driven equipment.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview.



No comments (Add your own)

Add a New Comment


code
 

Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.