METCA – Elderly Compassionate Care

Home Health Aide Responsibilities and Duties

The responsibilities and duties section is the most important part of the job description. Here you should outline the functions this position will perform on a regular basis, how the job functions within the organization and who the job reports to.

Examples of Home Health Aide Responsibilities

  • Maintain home care records that include any changes in doctor’s orders, diet or personal living
  • Assist patients in performing physical therapy exercises and with administering medication based on doctor’s orders
  • Help with patient meals and feeding, as well as basic housekeeping functions
  • Work with transportation professionals to make sure that patients who require additional assistance getting in and out of vehicles are able to safely use transportation
  • Deliver weekly reports to the case manager and review any important changes in the patient’s condition

Examples of Home Health Aide Skills

  • 3+ years’ experience in the home healthcare field
  • Current and valid HHA or CNA certification
  • Nursing experience preferred
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Exceptional patient service skills
  • Must be able to work a schedule that includes occasional weekends, holidays and evenings

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