Home Health Aide/CNA
Company: SYNERGY HomeCare of Emerald Coast
Posted on: October 12, 2021
Job Title/Position: Home
Reports To: Home
Care Supervisor and
The home health aide/CNA is a paraprofessional member of the home
care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse or
therapist and performs various personal care services as necessary
to meet the patient’s needs. The home health aide is responsible
for observing patients, reporting these observations, and
documenting observations and care performed.
The home health aide will be assigned by a Registered Nurse in a
manner that promotes quality,
continuity and safety of a patient’s care.
Responsibilities of the home health aide include, but are not
limited to, the following:
Providing personal care including:
Changing bed linen
Assisting patients with dressing and undressing
Skin care to prevent breakdown
Assisting the patient with toileting activities
Keeping patient’s living area clean and orderly, as
Planning and preparing nutritious meals.
Assisting in feeding the patient, if necessary.
Taking and recording oral, rectal, and axillary temperatures,
pulse, respiration, and blood pressure when ordered (with
appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
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Assisting in ambulation and exercise according to the plan of
Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an
extensional therapy service as ordered (with appropriate
completed/demonstrated skills competency).
Assisting patient in the self-administration of medication.
Doing patient’s laundry, as appropriate.
Meeting safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and
properly (food stools, side rails, etc.).
Reporting on patient’s condition and significant changes to the
Adhering to the Organization’s documentation and care procedures
and standards of personal and professional conduct.
The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary
of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of
this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related
tasks other than those stated in this description.
Meets the training requirements in accordance with state and
At least 18 years of age.
Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care
Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct
Empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the
Possess and maintains current CPR certification.
Demonstrates tact, patience, and good personal hygiene.
Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with
Organization requirements and is in good working order.
Note: Effective August 14, 1990, a person who has
successfully completed a state established or other training
program that meets the requirements of CFR 484.36(a) and a
competency evaluation program, or state licensure program that
meets the requirements of CFR 484.36(b), or a competency evaluation
program or state licensure program that meets the requirements of S
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