Job Description : Provides personal care services, minor housekeeping and other health related supportive tasks for a patient with skilled home health care needs. A physician, based on an assessment of the patients’ needs, orders these services. The aide follows a plan of care established by a registered
professional nurse and is routinely supervised by the RN in carrying out assigned duties.
Home Care Nurse or professional therapist.
and output, collect urine, stool and sputum specimens, and perform simple urine tests.
changing the patient’s bed linens, light housekeeping, laundering essential to the
comfort and cleanliness of the patient, and grocery shopping.
Health as a Certified Home Health Aide or be enrolled as trainee aide in a New York
State approved training program under the supervision of a qualified RN.
requirements for Home Health Care Workers.
Degree of Travel
High degree of travel necessary to provide services in patients' homes