Supports patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services, shopping for food and other household requirements, preparing and serving meals and snacks, and running errands. Assists patients by providing personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming. A Health Aide is a medical professional who is responsible for helping their clients with day-to-day tasks, like bathing and dressing. They may also be responsible for light housekeeping duties such as doing laundry or dishes to ensure patients’ home healthcare health and well-being.
- Location: Windsor, ON
- Salary: $15.50 to $20.00 hourly for 30 to 40 hours per week
- Terms of employment: Permanent employment
- Start date: Starts as soon as possible
- Vacancies: 1 vacancy
We are looking for a compassionate Home Health Aide to provide assistance in daily living and personal care services in patients homes in accordance with an established care plan.
Requirements and skills
- Proven working experience as Home Health Aide
- Ability to monitor vital signs and to collect specimens
- Familiarity with basic nutrition and personal hygiene standards
- Proficiency in English
- Nursing and health care administration skills
- Caring and compassionate personality
- Current CPR certificate
- First Aid training
- Valid driver’s licencse
- High school degree
Home Health Aide Job Responsibilities:
- Enables patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition, providing support and personal services, and teaching families.
- Monitors patient condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.
- Helps 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.
- Advises on nutrition, cleanliness, and housekeeping.
- Records patient information by making entries in the patient journal and notifying nursing supervisor of changing or unusual conditions.
- Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy patient environment by following asepsis standards and procedures, maintaining security precautions, and following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards.
- 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, and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
- Registered Apprenticeship certificate
1 year to less than 2 years
This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Youth
Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:
- You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
- You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.
How to apply
Frequently asked questions
What does a Home Health Aide do?
A Home Health Aide provides primary personal care to patients, such as bathing and dressing them in their own home. Along with medical care, they also provide light housekeeping duties around the home and help patients with other tasks around their home.
What are the duties and responsibilities of a Home Health Aide?
The duties of a Home Health Aide vary, but typically they help their clients by performing household tasks such as laundry, cooking meals and snacks, shopping requirements of all kinds of tasks around their home.
What makes a good Home Health Aide?
A good Home Health Aide must be compassionate and care about the patients since they will help patients in their homes. They should also have a good understanding of medical procedures since they support the well-being of their patients throughout their shift.
Who does a Home Health Aide work with?
Home Health Aides work in clients’ homes, and personal care workers assist people of all ages, from newborns up through the elderly. They typically work with Registered Nurses to ensure their patients receive the attention and care they need.