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NJ Certified Home Health Aide (Live-In)

Home Helpers

Posted 6 days ago
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
11.00/hour 140.00/day
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Job Description

Home Helpers is the premier provider of quality non-medical and personal in-home care. We have been making life easier for our clients since 2007. Our caregivers are employees that we carefully select and thoroughly screen using our exclusive Care Check System™. We utilize our Client & Caregiver Matching System™, to ensure the best possible client/caregiver match. We are dedicated to providing exceptional home care services that exceed our client's expectations.

OUR VISION: Home Helpers is a client-centered company providing a rewarding and fun employment culture for our employees. Our clients lead more joyful and comfortable lives as a direct result of our involvement with them. Our employees enjoy their work and find value in their day to day efforts.

OUR MISSION: Home Helpers is committed to providing quality home health care, independence and comfort through the provision of the New Jersey Department of Health, and community health related services that are responsive to the diverse needs of our clients.

We don’t just take care of our clients; we plan for our clients. We use our comprehensive and customized Home Helpers® Total Care Plan™ to tailor our care plans to meet a client's specific needs, budget and schedule by tapping various resources and complementary service providers as care needs evolve. Home Helpers is proactive, not reactive, and offers a flexible, affordable continuum of care that adjusts to our clients’ changing needs.


Honesty and Integrity
We serve each of our clients with the highest degree of honesty and integrity. Our clients and their families are experiencing a difficult time and they need to understand that by choosing Home Helpers, they can trust us to do right in every circumstance. When we do make a mistake, we accept full responsibility and make every attempt to correct it. We honor those whom we serve with gratitude for the lives that they have lived.

We strive to provide services with a friendly and positive approach, focusing on the joy and fun available in simple, everyday activity

Love and Caring
We value the loving and caring aspects of humanity. We understand and appreciate the uniqueness of each individual and choose to accept people for who they are in light of the potentially difficult circumstances they are facing in their lives. We have compassion for the ailing and offer empathy and sensitive concern for all.

A Commitment to a Great Care Experience, Every Time
Every client is an individual with unique needs and desires, and is treated as such. Our primary focus is to ensure that each client receives a great care experience every time they deal with us.


Job Requirements


Candidates MUST be a Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) with a license issued by the State of New Jersey

We expect our caregivers to:

  • Support the Vision, Mission and Core Values of Home Helpers
  • Keep us informed of their availability to work
  • Accept work assignments within their stated time and areas
  • Be on time, properly dressed and prepared for all work assignments
  • Keep the client as their #1 priority while working and not discuss personal problems with clients
  • Not conduct personal business while working
  • Complete 12 hours of training annually
  • Provide the office with required paperwork (i.e. PPD Test Results, proof of auto insurance, etc.)
  • Clock in and out of their shifts using the Telephony System
  • Submit their ADL reports and Time Sheets to the office accurately and on time
  • Treat their clients and co-workers with respect and dignity
  • Read, understand and complt with Home Helpers employee policies
  • Immediately report incidents or complaints
  • Follow the provided Plan of Care
  • Return calls to the office in a timely manner

Home Health Aide Job Description

Primary Responsibilities of this position may include:

  • Grooming – Hair Care, Shaving, Oral Care, and Skin Care
  • Bathing - Assist with the shower, tub bath, bed bath
  • Dressing - Assist client with dressing/undressing
  • Toileting - Assist client to the bathroom, bedside commode, urinal, bedpan or diapers
  • Ambulation - Assist client with walkers, canes, gait belt, or crutches
  • Transferring - Assist client to/from bed, wheelchair, low chair, use of lift, turning client in bed
  • Medications - Provide client with medication reminders
  • Cleaning - light cleaning of client’s kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, laundry, changing sheets, and other light housework for the clients comfort & safety
  • Meals - Shop for and cooking of food for client, following special diets, serving and/or feeding meals
  • Emotional Support - Provide companionship, teaching, having conversations, playing cards/games, etc.
  • Transportation - Errands, Medical appointments
  • Communication - Coordinating patient care with other members of the Home Helpers team. Reporting changes in the patient’s condition to family, agency, and medical team. Maintain records of patient care.

Essential Qualifications

  • Valid New Jersey Home Health Aide License
  • Professionalism
  • The ability to communicate in both spoken and written English.
  • The ability to communicate with clients and co-workers in a friendly manner.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds, bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing.
  • Ability to communicate with the office to ensure that service expectations are met.
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations.
  • Ability to withstand periodic contact with pets, dust, mold, mildew and cleaning solutions.

Special Requirements
All employees are required to provide documentation of legal authority to work in the US. Applicants who are not licensed in New Jersey as a Home Health Aide will not be considered. PLEASE LIST YOUR LICENSE NUMBER ON YOUR RESUME OR IN YOUR COVER LETTER WHEN YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION.

Additionally, HHAs must also have sympathy for and an interest in caring for the elderly and sick at home. HHAs are required to have valid 2-Step PPD results at the time of hire and are required by state law to be re-tested annually. HHAs who drive must provide Home Helpers with a valid driver’s license, proof of current insurance, current registration, and provide a copy of a State Department of Motor Vehicles driving record. Additionally, caregivers must pass a pre-employment background and drug screening.

Working Conditions
HHAs work in the client homes. They must be able to bend down, lift and do other things associated with cleaning, cooking and caregiving. The must be able to handle patient suffering that might be due to physical or emotional problems at home. Since most clients cannot be left alone, caregivers will be required to take “on duty meal breaks” and not leave the client’s home during the break.

Required experience:

  • Home Health Aide: 2 years


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