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Home Health Care Aide Job in Akron, Ohio US

Job Summary

Akron, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Job Reference Code

Home Health Care Aide

About the Job

About Akron Children's Hospital

Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at .

To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.


4 Hour shifts (varies per week)

The Home Health Care Aide provides personal care, assists with food preparation, assists with exercises, and provides other activities of daily living as ordered by the physician.

1.Assists, prompts, and/or provides direct personal care and assists with food preparation and other activities of daily living (ADLs) in order to maintain proper hygiene and nutrition for select patients.

2.Performs simple procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services as indicated in the patient plan of care; may assist in administering medications that are ordinarily self-administered.

3.Assists with educational activities and habilitation, if indicated on the patient plan of care, to the extent allowable by the patient's payer source.

4.Assists select patients with homemaking/chores if indicated in plan of care and allowable by payer source.

5.Documents all care given to patient in the patient medical record.

6.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.

7.Other duties as required.

Other information:
Technical Expertise
1.Good communication skills are required, including the ability to read, write, and verbally report clinical information.

2.Experience in Pediatrics and/or working with individuals with developmental delays is preferred.

3.Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

4.Experience in healthcare is preferred.

5.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.

Education and Experience
1.Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

2.Certification: CPR and First Aid certification is required. Home Health Aide certification is preferred or upon hire must successfully complete a Home health Aide training program which includes a minimum of 75 hours classroom and supervised practical training

3.Years of relevant experience: 0 to 2 years is preferred.

4.Years of experience supervising: None.

On Call

FTE:  0.001000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

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