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023-02-17: Home Care Aide/CNA-Per Diem
Division:Elder Service Plan
Location:Mattapan, MA
Status:Per Diem
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Position Overview:
The Elder Service Plan, part of Harbor Health Services, is seeking per diem Home Care Aids.  Hours are primarily early morning, evenings and weekends in Dorchester, Mattapan, Jamaica Plain, Quincy, Weymouth, Stoughton and Norwood. Under the general supervision of a professional, the Home Care Aide/CNA provides personal care at home and care management as it relates to the comfort, care and safety of a client.  
Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED, Competency and command of the English language (must be able to read, write and speak,) demonstrated ability to follow directions provided verbally or in written format, one year of experience working with a Geriatric population is required.
Required Certifications and Licenses: Home Health Aide Certification, Certified Nurse Assistant or a Personal Care Assistant Certification, one year of experience working with a Geriatric population is required.
Preferred Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements: 2 or more years experience with geriatric clients, preferably in a home setting, course work in gerontology, Valid Driver’s License.
Physical Demands of the Position:
Critical Demands of the Job: Must be able to stand, sit, stoop, bend, walk, reach, climb stairs, and maneuver through narrow spaces or hallways, Must be able to assist clients with transfer from a lying position to sitting or standing position; from sitting position to standing or lying position; from standing to lying or sitting position using safe body mechanics, Must be able to assist clients with clothing (getting dressed) and with bathing activities using safe body mechanics, Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs., Must be able to push an adult of up to 300 lbs in a wheelchair, Must be able to articulate clearly, Must be able to hear faint and loud voices and noises, Must be able to read notes, prescription labels and other printed materials, Must be able to use visual sense to spot changes in physical condition, Follow directions and instructions both orally and in writing.
Harbor Health Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D.
Shifts/Hours:
Day, Evening and weekend hours as needed in catchment areas of Dorchester, Mattapan, Jamaica Plain, Quincy, Weymouth, Stoughton and Norwood.