Top Health Aide Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Health Aide. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Health Aide resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.5% of Health Aide resumes contained Personal Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Health Aide actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Health Aide resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Assist with delivering psychiatric and personal care, including counseling, behavioral modification and rehabilitation.
  • Provided personal care for individual while also training individual to improve health
  • Provided personal care for elder residents and monitored activity time.
  • Handle behaviors personal cares and delegated nursing tasks
  • Supported patients by teaching personal care for themselves including use of cane or walkers, using special utensils to eat.
  • Traveled to client's homes to assess vital signs, assist with personal care and help prepare meals.
  • Directed patients in activities of daily living, personal care skills, and escorted patients to recreational activities.
  • Assisted in medical and personal care of wife which included building and maintaining a home- based hospital room.
  • Assist in home care needs of clients including personal care, transfers, medication monitoring and transportation.
  • Performed care plan documentation to effectively implement personal care, dietary needs, and ADL requirements.
  • Assist clients who have chronic or long-term disabilities who need help with routine personal care.
  • Provided personal care; changed bed linens, washed and ironed laundry, and cleaned.
  • Help with every day activities including bathing, cleaning, laundry, personal care.
  • Administer beside and personal care, such as ambulation and personal hygiene assistance.
  • Performed delegated tasks (taking vital signs and routine personal care).
  • Scheduled and accompanied patient to doctors' & personal care appointments.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, clothing, meals and personal care.
  • Provided nursing home care, assisting patients with personal care.
  • Assisted autistic patients with daily personal care and home maintenance.
  • Provide personal care including feeding, dressing and bathing.

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2. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Assist nursing staff with non-medical related patient care responsibilities.
  • Work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary patient care setting.
  • Provided optimal patient care and maintained department efficiency.
  • Administered medications and maintained patient care charts.
  • Supervised 18 caregivers serving clients in over 13 separate homes, while providing patient care for own assigned client.
  • Controlled household bills and accounts for client, medication management, and discussing patient care with responsible parties i.e.
  • Provide direct patient care to residents with a mental health diagnosis at a Long Term Care facility.
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, and report directly to supervising Nurse.
  • Partner with registered nurses, case workers, psychiatrists and physicians to coordinate patient care plan.
  • Played instrumental role as a team member in emergency room to expedite patient care.
  • Provided patient care as directed with grooming, bathing, dressing/undressing including oral care.
  • Assigned to provide patient care for several patients has they entered the department.
  • Provided direct patient care by assisting with patient transfer and ambulation.
  • Performed multiple task simultaneously, Bathing, Grooming, and Patient Care
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition and progress.
  • Provided basic patient care to the elderly clients.
  • Performed total patient care for an elderly patient.
  • Assist with patient care under supervision of nurse
  • Implement and support patient care-plan.
  • Maintain records of patient care Plan and prepare meals to patients or other family members, according to prescribed diets.

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3. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Prepared healthy meals, independent living and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Help with teaching all academic subjects and teaching daily life skills that will be needed for independent living.
  • Prepared healthy meals and helped child to adapt to independent living with disability.
  • Implemented prescribed program, independent living skills and behavior skills.
  • Help child to adapt to independent living with disability.
  • Coached life skills and independent living skills.
  • Ambulate and stimulate motor skills for the clients; Encourage independent living skill; Planned and prepared meals and performed light cleaning

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4. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Pass food trays to them, laundry, vital Signs, encourage social skills, chart the activity of the individuals.
  • Assisted physicians and nurses * Took and recorded vital signs for patients * Monitored input and output of the patient
  • Direct care, patient rounds and accountability, take and record vital signs, patient transport, lead small groups
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight, testing urine, and recorded intake and output information.
  • Measure and record patient blood pressure, vital signs, temperature, pulse, and respiration rate.
  • Back office duties include rooming patients, recording vital signs, medication log, and patient history.
  • Collected patient's vital signs and record patient's chief complaint regarding the reason of the visit.
  • Coordinate patient admissions; monitor and track vital signs, conduct patient assessments and document histories.
  • Recorded vital signs and communicated findings to supervising school health staff for direction.
  • Monitored patients, took vital signs, and performed charting and billing.
  • Performed basic procedures such as doing vital signs bathing feeding and dressing.
  • Check individuals pulse, temperature and respiration, vital signs.
  • Gathered clinical data such as I/O's and vital signs.
  • Administered patient medication, took and recorded patient vital signs.
  • Performed Electrocardiograms, obtained vital signs and processed patients chart.
  • Measured and records vital signs, Obtains consumer's weight.
  • Obtain specimens, weights, and vital signs of residents.
  • Record vital signs directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Completed proficient vital signs, height and weight measurements.
  • Monitor client's vital signs on daily basis.

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5. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Provide limited health care to students & staff at Harrison elementary school under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Provide health care to students needing basic First Aid, dispensed medication as delegated by a District R.N.
  • Collaborate with registered nurse in providing efficient management of health care services via assigned health room.
  • Follow up on health care referrals by Health Specialist and assist families in accessing needed services.
  • Performed health care tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, and recorded information.
  • Plan and coordinated care with teachers, parents and student to ensure consistency in health care.
  • Provided home health care to elderly patient with multiple muscular and spinal problems after surgery.
  • Maintained Physician, midwife and nurse contact to provide caring and efficient health care.
  • Home health care for two clients including hygiene assistance, meals and light housekeeping.
  • Home Health CarePrepared meals, light house keeping, bathing, and some shopping.
  • Handled the task commissioning local health care through health services and general practitioners.
  • Provided basic health care to the students and staff of the school
  • Provided quality health care; overseen daily and routine activities of patient
  • Job Duties: Provide home health care to developmentally disabled adults.
  • Sole service provider of health care and education in school.
  • Assist with health care services and providing proper nutritional services.
  • Administer daily medications to students health care for diabetics.
  • Provided basic student health care in an elementary school.
  • Submitted completed applications to Baltimore Health Care Access.
  • Maintain health care plans and health lists annually.

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6. Emergency Care

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Here's how Emergency Care is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Give first aid and emergency care as defined in the School Corporation s first aid and emergency care policies.
  • Provided primary (acute, chronic and preventive) health care and emergency care to patients in the village.
  • Administer first aid, episodic and emergency care as needed in accordance with school district policy and procedures.
  • Provided first aid and emergency care to students, school staff, and visitors.
  • Provide First Aid and Emergency care to ill and or injured school-aged students.
  • Provide first aid and emergency care to students; take vital signs.
  • Provide first aid and emergency care to students at their assigned school.
  • Provide first aid and emergency care to school population.
  • Provided emergency care for students and teachers.
  • Provide emergency care to diabetics as needed.
  • Provided first aid emergency care to students.
  • Provide first aid and emergency care.
  • Established an emergency response system, provided emergency care services, maintained a small dispensary, lab, and utilized telemedicine.
  • Review of emergency care skills, lab and medicine skills.
  • Administer medication, provide nonemergency care in school environment, communicate with parents andphysicians to ensure quality care in clinic.

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7. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Assist clients with bathing, dressing, toileting, light housekeeping, ambulation, transfers, and meal preparation.
  • Assisted with activities of daily living such as grooming, dressing, meal preparation, cooking and medication monitoring.
  • Assisted clients with bathing and dressing, meal preparation, home management tasks, body mechanics, and safety.
  • Provide assistance also with meal, meal preparation, housekeeping, transportation, errands and companionship.
  • Helped an elderly woman with light house cleaning, meal preparation, and running errands.
  • Assisted client with activities of daily living, meal preparation, homemaking tasks and companionship.
  • Light housekeeping, meal preparation, clinical task helping with medicine, mail assistance
  • Assisted in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, meal preparation.
  • Assisted with meal preparation, personal grooming, and resident well-being.
  • Assist clients with hygiene, meal preparation, house cleaning.
  • Helped with meal preparation Completed housekeeping and laundry duties.
  • Take trash out sweep mop and vacuum meal preparation
  • Assist with meal preparations and light housekeeping work.
  • Assist students with meal preparation and feeding.
  • General housekeeping and meal prep.
  • Assisted with meal preparation and medication Provided transportation to doctor's appointments
  • Assisted clients with fundamental needs such as bathing and feedingAided in daily tasks like light housekeeping, errands, and meal preparation
  • Home Health Care Provider Responsible for caring for the elderly, bathing, meal preparation and giving them there medication.
  • Transport to and from appointments, meal prep and clean up, companionship, bath aid ,med management
  • Assisted elderly client with feeding, bathes, doctors appointment House cleaning, meal preparations and other assigned duties

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8. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Delivered exceptional customer care services by assisting patients with their daily living activities.
  • Assisted elderly/disabled with daily living activities.
  • Administer medication, groom and bathe, take for walks, help with daily living activities and occupational activities
  • Provided resident care and assistance with daily living activities, taking clients on trips in the environment.
  • Assist Residents in Daily Living Activities and distributing medications at the allotted time.
  • Assist disabled adults with daily living activities at the person's home.
  • Self-Employed Assisted patients in daily living activities and medical needs at home.
  • Assisted with daily living activities for family member with dementia.
  • Provided support and assisted clients in daily living activities.
  • Help patients with daily living activities.
  • Worked with young teens with daily living activities Worked with DCFS children with special needs
  • Traveled in personal vehicle Assisted patients in their homes with all Daily Living Activities Charted patient interaction

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9. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Maintain current CPR/First Aid/ AED certification through the American Heart Association in the event that those skills would be needed.
  • Certificate in Nurse aide Training and Competency Evaluation 2007: CPR and AED Basic First aid
  • Maintained certification through continuous training and development (CPR and First Aid).
  • Handle clients' emergency situations, applying effective first aid and CPR.
  • Render First Aide and CPR if needed to the students and staff.
  • Evaluate emergency situation; perform CPR and routine first aid as needed.
  • Trained in CPR, first aid and Level III diabetic treatment.
  • Administer First Aid and CPR when necessary to school population.
  • Completed PECS training, seizure training, and CPR certified.
  • Maintained CPR certification and arranged for training of staff.
  • Maintained CPR, First Aid and AED certification.
  • Acquired certification as HARC aide including CPR training.
  • Administer first aid and training course in CPR.
  • Keep CPR and First Aide certification current.
  • Provided first aid certified in CPR.
  • Perform first aid and CPR.
  • Do arts and crafts with client and beginning life skills.Asthma Inhaler CertificateBlood borne Pathogens CPR/AED Certificate
  • Conducted CPR/AED training of district staff, and first aid/choking training to school staff.
  • Certified in CPR and first aid all nessary classes up to date
  • Assisted in CPR and First Aid trainings.

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10. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Bathed and accompanied patient to medical appointments and recreational activities.
  • Scheduled and provided transportation to and from medical appointments.
  • Prepared Meals Accomplishments I assisted the patients to medical appointments which improved my punctuality.
  • Transported patient to medical appointments; assisted with light house work as needed.
  • Assisted clients on medical appointments as well as scheduling follow up appointments.
  • Escorted and assisted client on public transportation for all medical appointments.
  • Escorted seniors to medical appointments and prepared and served meals.
  • Monitor Patient Administer Medication Bath and dress patient Escort Patient to Medical appointments Prepare meals Clean house
  • Dispensed medications Scheduled medical appointments Vital signs Performed accu checks, administered insulin Maintaned a clean, organized work area

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11. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Performed administrative/clerical duties, such as data entry, answering multiple phone line and filing.
  • Performed clerical duties such as filing, data entry answering phones and keeping scheduled appointments.
  • Manage the school office, answering phones, make copies, daily data entry.
  • Performed general office duties, including data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Perform data entry for agency wide statistical purposes.
  • Performed data entry of related items.
  • Assist students with first aide needs, data entry, med pass, also assis in with office staff when needed
  • Greet, scheduled patients Data entry Supervise as the doctor assist with the patients
  • Greet Students Provide First Aide Data Entry Perform State Mandated Examinations

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12. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Provided customer service, ensuring every customer was acknowledged and assisted.
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients directly or over-the-phone.
  • Provided excellent customer service as well as working back stock and recovering at the end of the night.
  • Provide customer service, Answering telephones Maintain inventory for Health & Beauty Aids Department, consulting with Merchandisers
  • Provided quality customer service to students, parents, and staff and community partners regarding various situations.
  • Nurse duties, see children who are sick, have scraps, customer service, disburse medications
  • Operated cash registers, provided excellent customer service, Created Floor Sets, Stocked Shelves.
  • Managed department; reordered stock; stocked shelves; provided customer service.
  • Provided excellent customer service in cosmetics with colors and special needs skin.
  • Hired, trained and supervised team members for optimal customer service.
  • Answer telephones, filling and provide good customer service.
  • Provide excellent customer services to clients.
  • Job duties included answeringphones, customer service, scheduling, payroll and computer work.
  • Direct care, housekeeping, maintenance, dietry, and customer service

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13. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Check pulse, respiration and blood pressure rates, keep rooms neat, and help patients move, dress and bathe.
  • Provide care for residents, take blood pressure and pulse, help with basic needs for residents, and pass medication.
  • Checked patient's blood pressure checked their cholesterol and sugar levels and reported to the head nurse.
  • Obtain temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure of the patient at all times.
  • Examined oxygen levels, blood pressures, body temperatures, and heart and respiration rates.
  • Book and recorded daily temperature, blood pressure and sugar of the patients.
  • Perform weekly blood sugar tests and take and record blood pressure and temperature.
  • Checked and monitored blood pressure and glucose levels of diabetic patient.
  • Checked temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rates.
  • Verified patients' pulse, blood pressure, and temperature.
  • Assisted in taking temperatures and blood pressures of sick students.
  • Attended patients in their homes by monitoring blood pressure.
  • Blood pressure, school screening- height and weight.
  • Clean cooked took blood pressure check blood sugar
  • Check patients vitals; pulse, temperature, Blood pressure, pulse oximetry values and respiration.
  • Tracked glucose levels and blood pressures to report to physician Provided homemaking for client.
  • Provided patient with excellent service Took elders blood pressure.
  • Take Care Of Patient In-Home, Take Blood Pressure, Clean Home, Doctors Appt., Prepare Meals
  • Blood pressure and temperature) -Changed simple wound dressings, provided massages.
  • Monitored pts blood pressure, and distributed daily meds.

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14. Student Health Records

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Here's how Student Health Records is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Organize and maintain student attendance, student health records, monthly reports, perform vision, hearing, and scoliosis screenings.
  • Provided documentation and record keeping logs of all daily student visits, and reviewed all student health records.
  • Organized health fairs, maintained student health records, administered medications, data entry in Skyward application system
  • Maintain and update health schedules and records health information in individual student health records.
  • Maintain student health records; administer first aid and medication, support clerical staff
  • Organize and keep student health records and contact information current.
  • Monitor and maintain all student health records.
  • Maintain student health records and documents.

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15. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Maintain medical records accurately, confidentially, and safely.
  • Located, checked in and pulled medical records for monthly maintenance for state agency.
  • Aided in assigning medication, parent consultation, and tracking of medical records.
  • Reviewed medical records to extract data into a data base program.
  • Make sure all medical records are correct and up date.
  • Maintain medical records of children, school wide.
  • Prepare all students medical records to be filed.
  • Verified that medical records were up to date.
  • Manage student medical records and data entry.
  • Complete medical records of students school wide.
  • Assisted with Medical Records Department.
  • Prepared all needed paperwork, referrals, medical records, and proper documentation after every medical appt.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and testresults in medical records.
  • Maintain and update clinic medical records Maintain strict confidentiality Treat minor medical conditions Distribute medication Research and discuss medical conditions

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16. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Assisted a special needs student in an inclusion classroom with work assignments, therapy sessions and class activities.
  • Provide supervision, guidance, and direction to mentally challenged adults with special needs.
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  • Job duties included assisting special needs children and working with teachers and therapists.
  • Assisted special needs students with daily living skills along with academics.
  • Work we various schools to meet special needs of each individual.
  • Worked with special needs children and assisting teachers in the classrooms
  • Developed patient skills while adapting to diversity of special needs.
  • Assisted special needs students 1 on 1 with assignments.
  • Worked with typical and atypical children with special needs.
  • Assisted special needs unit with restroom care.
  • Assisted special needs adults with home living.
  • Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English speakingstudents or those with physical and mental disabilities.
  • Care for diabetic and special needs students by ensuring medications are given in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Walk students to the bus, and supervise them during unstructured after-school time Working with special needs children
  • Managed all attendance and students with special needs from Diabetic to Autistic 6.
  • Worked with staff/teachers to manage students with special needs 9.
  • Provided 1-1 care for children with special needs .

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17. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Change bed linens, wash and dry laundry, cleaning in general to ensure a clean-living environment.
  • Cared for patients by changing bed linens, laundry, cleaning, baths, dressing and grooming.
  • Striped, sanitizing and change bed linens daily.
  • Change bed linens, ran errands, directed visitors and answered Telephone, dusted and cleaned patients room demonstrated effective presentation
  • Cleaned patients quarters and managed laundry and bed linens.
  • Changed bed linens, washed and ironed patients' laundry, and cleaned patients' quarters.

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18. Health Office

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Here's how Health Office is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Maintained an efficient health office and maintained student emergency information forms.
  • Assist self-directed students to take assigned medications that are kept in the school health office as designated by school nursing personnel.
  • Substitute in the health office for Elementary, Middle and High School levels also work in the Clinics.
  • Evaluate student injuries in the health office, administer first aid and medications with accurate documentation.
  • Sanitize surfaces in the Health office, such as beds, sinks and the restroom.
  • Assisted with management of the nurse's health office as well as overseen safety precautions.
  • Provided quality Health office Triage care in accordance with school district policies and procedures.
  • Create fun and educational bulletin boards for the health office.
  • Assisted nurses in all functions of the health office.
  • Work in the health office of an Elementary school.
  • Work in health office assisting ill and injuries students.
  • Maintain Health Office on a daily basis.
  • Record health office visits into PowerSchool.
  • Maintain Daily log of health office activities, including reportable accidents, communicable disease data, and referrals.
  • Maintained health files and health office records 13.

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19. Administer Medications

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Here's how Administer Medications is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Administer medications; communicate with physicians at Johns Hopkins University.
  • Administer medications according to applicable laws and district policies.
  • Administer medications when nurse is unavailable.
  • Administer medications, assist tenants with bathing, getting dressed, eating and all other daily living activities.
  • Administer medications, help with daily needs, personal hygiene, safety and care
  • Bathe patients and assist with patients with eating and administer medications as needed.
  • Assist with daily living activities, administer medications, check and monitor vitals
  • Administer medications to students as ordered: Scheduled and PRN.
  • Administer medications under direction of school nurse.
  • Administer medications and First Aid.
  • Administer medications * Record and track medical related paperwork * Responsible for care of sick/injured children

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20. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Assisted patient with ADL's, administered medications, and helped with ambulation.
  • Help clients in ADL's depending on functional capacity
  • Handle assignments neatly, quickly to meet deadlines.
  • Assisted an elderly couple with their ADL's & IADL's in their private home.
  • Assist seniors with ADL'S as needed.
  • Home Health Aid Assist with ADL's, ran errands, perform light housekeeping, conversation & companionship.
  • Assist residents with ADLs, perform light housekeeping duties, lead life enrichment activities, and serve meals.
  • Assisted clients with daily ADL'S in there homes an patient sitter at hospital
  • Assisted her in bathing, transferring, eating, and other ADLs.
  • Checked children for headlice as needed.
  • Assisted the patient with ADLs.
  • Assisted with ADLs.Passed medications to clients.
  • Help clients with ADL's .
  • Cared for hospice patient Aided in ADLs Administered medicine
  • Cook Clean Showers Transfers ADLS Med reminders

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21. Immunization Records

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Here's how Immunization Records is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Maintained immunization records, and daily medication, and injury/illness log.
  • Dispensed prescription medication, maintained student health and immunization records.
  • Compile accident and altercation reports; maintain immunization records.
  • Computed students records such as immunization records.
  • Printed immunization records for graduating seniors.
  • Verified and maintains immunization records.
  • Contacted parents and physicians to obtain immunization records, care plans, medication authorizations, etc.
  • Reviewed immunization records and contact the parents of students who do not have up-to-date vaccines.
  • Audit and track new pupils' immunization records to determine compliance with immunization laws.
  • Reviewed Immunization records, assisted school nurse with sick or injured students.
  • Checked immunization records for shots needed for school and state requirements.
  • Updated all immunization records and completion of all Arizona State Reports.
  • Maintained immunization records up to date and mailed out deficiency letters.
  • Maintain immunization records on each student according to Wisconsin Dept.
  • Keep student immunization records up to date.
  • Review and prepare State immunization records.
  • Recorded injuries, accu-checks, maintained emergency snacks, immunization records and events.
  • Work with the school office and teachers as needed kept school immunization records up to date through out school year

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22. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Provide ongoing mental health services to adolescents with duel diagnosis to include mental illness and drug addictions.

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23. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment in office, have parental contact, translate for parents, have office well stocked.
  • Provided a safe environment for clients with Alzheimer's and dementia in a locked adult day health care facility.
  • Assisted in creating a safe environment as well as educated patients about proper social skills and living habits.
  • Educated patients and provided emotional support for families, maintained a clean healthy, well-stocked and safe environment.
  • Performed personal care activities -Implemented and supported resident care plan -Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment
  • Provide companions hip and a clean and safe environment for clients.
  • Maintained a safe environment, and observed and monitored disabled clients.
  • Preserved a safe environment as well as an accurate filing system.
  • Monitor and provide a safe environment for students.
  • Maintain safe environment for all patients
  • Position Description: In Home Child Care Provider 1996- present Provides a healthy and safe environment for children of all ages.
  • Provide care for disabled client Maintain safe environment for client Perform daily hygiene assistance Assist client with consumption of meals

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24. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Prepared and administered medications as directed by a RN and/or program director Ambulated, turned and positioned patients.
  • Maintained academic and administrative records and schedules for the lead and executive level management using internal electronic calendars.
  • Collaborated with external academic evaluation center to develop essential indicators to measure outcomes of program intervention.
  • Represent the organization in meetings with external stakeholders regarding justification and approval of specific policies.
  • Assisted and complied with audit requirements including internal controls and regulatory audits.
  • Contacted parents and community members concerning student health and safety.
  • Established janitorial procedures to reduce water-borne pathogen diseases.
  • Record health concerns, immunization and emergency information.
  • Communicated with parents and/or administrators for student concerns.
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teacher.
  • Observed, recorded, and reported all areas of concern regarding patient s mental or physical status to the Charge Nurse.
  • Observed, monitored and educated high risk allergy children, including airborne peanut allergies, and students with multiple allergies.
  • Collaborated efforts with OT, PT, Music Therapist, and Behaviorist to provide structure and care for morning routine.
  • Helped family members care for the patient by teaching appropriate ways to lift, turn, and re-position the client.
  • Documented daily client activities in computerized database, utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, internet, and e-mail.
  • Maintained daily log of all client activities and turned that log into a supervisor at the end of the week
  • Documented patient information by making entries in the patient journal and notifying nursing supervisors of changing or unusual conditions.
  • Administered first aid and evaluated student health concerns as needed and notified parents of all illnesses and injuries.
  • Assisted International medical team while on site Refugees camp visits to interpret medical concerns to English speaking staff.
  • Worked with hospital administration, nurses and doctors in finding alternate ways to meet needs of patient.

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25. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Provide patient and family with emotional support and instruction in areas such as caring for disable child.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as safety,nutrition and hygiene.
  • Offered ongoing emotional support to adult daughter caregiver as her mother's health declined.
  • Provided emotional support to non ambulatory client with dementia Assisted with activities of daily living Administered medication Provided transfers, personal hygiene
  • Provided full-time care for elderly parents; daily responsibilities included financial management, appointment scheduling, physical therapy, and emotional support
  • Provided emotional support and helped clients become involved in their personal well-being through participation I community recreation programs and other activities.

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26. Health Room

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Here's how Health Room is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Document all health room daily student health room activity log, individual treatment log, and daily total logs as indicated.
  • Work in various schools (elementary, middle, high schools) throughout Montgomery County, managing the health rooms.
  • Demonstrate proper health room procedures for students coming into and leaving the Health Room.
  • Maintained health room log of all students seen and disposition indicating care given.
  • Protect and maintain the confidentiality of all student information in the Health Room.
  • Supervised and coordinated daily tasks of parent volunteers for the health room.
  • Complete detailed documentation on health room logs and monthly school report forms.
  • Recorded health room visits and care provided on a daily basis.
  • Maintain health room logs and preparation of client's records.
  • Demonstrate accurate and complete documentation on all health room forms.
  • Order and maintain adequate supplies for school health room.
  • Authorized for medication and dosage in the health room.
  • Inventory control on supplies for the health room.
  • Maintained a clean and safe health room.
  • Prepare summaries of health room visits.
  • Contacted parents or legal guardians when discharging students from school Cleaned, organized, and stored health room equipment.
  • remind students and teachers medication intake in the health room.

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27. Oral Medications

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Here's how Oral Medications is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Administered prescribed oral medications underwritten direction of physician or family.
  • Administer prescribed oral medications under direction of physician.
  • Administered prescribed oral medications underwritten directions of physician and as directed by home care nurse and aide.
  • Administer prescribed oral medications, and ensure that the medication was taken.
  • Administer prescribed oral medications, and ensure patients take their medicine.
  • Assisted clients in the self-administration of prescribed oral medications under written direction of physician or home care registered professional nurse.

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28. Dementia

average Demand
Here's how Dementia is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Applied the skills and knowledge base related to the care of dementia patients.
  • Care for an elderly patient diagnosed with dementia and maintain household.
  • Worked primarily with the patients with dementia and other mental disorders.
  • Assisted patient with dementia and an elderly couple with multiple issues
  • Worked mostly with dementia patients in their unit.
  • Provided general living assistance to an elderly lady who suffered from Dementia.

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29. Personal Services

average Demand
Here's how Personal Services is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Enabled patients to stay in their homes by monitoring and recording patient condition; providing support and personal services.
  • Assisted her by personal services, such as, bathing, dressing, and grooming.
  • Provided personal services, such as, bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Assist individual with personal services such as bathing, dressing, grooming.
  • Provide support, companionship, and personal services.
  • Assist patients by providing personal services.

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30. Nutritious Meals

low Demand
Here's how Nutritious Meals is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Cooked nutritious meals for all family members based on the individuals nutritional needs.
  • Performed light housekeeping, washed dishes, and prepared nutritious meals and snacks.
  • Prepare and serve nutritious meals and snacks to patients, and staff.
  • Prepared nutritious meals, general housekeeping, and encouraged and participated in both mental and physically active exercise with patient.
  • Performed other duties including housekeeping, preparing nutritious meals, accompanied patient to appointments, and provided encouragement and support.
  • Distributed prescribed medications / prepared nutritious meals / assisted residents in daily living activities / encouraged participation in social events.

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31. Laundry Services

low Demand
Here's how Laundry Services is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Maintained clean living environments including laundry services, cleaning, mopping, and dusting.
  • Perform light house cleaning and laundry services.
  • Administered medication and provided housekeeping and laundry services Scheduled and ensured client's transportation to appointments Managed client's finances
  • Monitor Patient Condition mental and physical Housekeeping and Laundry Services Preparing and serving meals Running errands
  • Supported patients by providing housekeeping and laundry services.
  • Supported resident by providing housekeeping and laundry services, grocery/personal shopping.

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32. Health Issues

low Demand
Here's how Health Issues is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Take temperatures, blood pressure and distribute adhesive bandages, ice and compress, assist with personal health issues.
  • Set up and ran community classes, and youth camp, wrote and edited newsletter on health issues.
  • Handled the needs of students with illnesses, health issues, and distributed medication as needed.
  • Educate clients on health issues as well as infant and child health care.
  • Addressed student's health issues, minor to emergency, that occur daily.
  • Helped with Medication Administration for students with health issues that needed daily monitoring.
  • Enter and verify insurance and diagnosis codes for children's health issues.
  • Monitored patient's needs from physical cares to mental health issues.
  • Provide daily assistance to three clients with deteriorating health issues.
  • Well acquainted with various child health issues and vaccines.
  • Communicated with teachers and parents relating to health issues.
  • Communicated with parents regarding all children symptoms health issues.
  • Contacted and informed parents regarding health issues.
  • Help direct patients with mental health issues
  • Worked closely with school psychologists on multi factored educational plans for special need students due to health issues.
  • Instructed classes on significant health issues facing the school district 22.
  • Contacted parents regarding students health issues when assigned by the principal/designee.

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33. Health Screenings

low Demand
Here's how Health Screenings is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Perform first aid, address emergencies, conduct health screenings, maintain up-to-date health records, collaboration with staff and parents.
  • Assisted with maintenance of the school health office, including planning and Implementation of health screenings.
  • Forwarded results of health screenings to parents and school board administrators based on tests results criteria.
  • Conduct Immunization, Vision, Hearing, BMI, and age appropriate health screenings.
  • Managed compliance of all student health screenings to meet City and State requirements.
  • Traveled to local elementary and middle schools and performed school health screenings.
  • Documented all student health screenings, observations, and results into system.
  • Trained and recruited large volunteer staff to conduct annual health screenings.
  • Assist with state and district mandated health screenings and programs.
  • Assist school nurse with health screenings of students.
  • Provided initial health screenings for new registrants.
  • Helped with student and staff health screenings.
  • Assist nurse in monthly health screenings.
  • Assisted RN with health screenings from grade levels PK-3 to 5th grade.
  • Complete patient intakes and health screenings Organize referrals for patient appointments

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34. Household Requirements

low Demand
Here's how Household Requirements is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Supported patient by providing household requirements.
  • Support patients by providing housekeeping service, other household requirements.
  • Provide housekeeping, laundry services and any other household requirements
  • Supported patient by providing housekeeping and laundry services; shopped for food and other household requirements; prepared and served meals.
  • Supported patient by providing household requirements, preparing and serving meals and snacks, and also getting off the bus.
  • Provide housekeeping, laundry services, and errands, prepare and serve meals, snacks, and other household requirements.

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35. Alzheimer

low Demand
Here's how Alzheimer is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Worked with a variety of patients however the majority of the patients I worked with had Alzheimer s and Heart conditions.
  • Provide care and companionship to elderly person with Alzheimer's disease coupled with congestive heart and kidney failure.
  • Worked With Dementia, Alzheimer's, Lou Gehrig's Disease, Parkinson's, and Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including Alzheimer's, Cancer, Dementia and Diabetes.
  • Worked in the Alzheimer's Specialty Unit helping with the care of the Alzheimer's patients.
  • Care for an elderly patient diagnosed with Alzheimer's, cooking and cleaning.
  • Home Aid: Administered Medication and General care of an Alzheimer patent
  • Serve and assist Alzheimer's patient with feeding.
  • Assisted and nursed elderly, mentally ill, alzheimer's patients, hospice patients and the terminally ill.
  • Position home health aide Giving continual assistance to elder patient Working with memory loss and Alzheimer's patient
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson\'s, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer\'s and Paget\'s disease.
  • Provided support for two Ninety year olds with Alzheimer's Learned the importance of Multi-tasking and patient care.

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36. Recreational Activities

low Demand
Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Participated in recreational activities and goal plans.
  • Assisted the patient to participate in group and other recreational activities throughout the day as appropriate.
  • Assist with housekeeping, helped clients with recreational activities, and support daily living tasks.
  • Assist patients in recreational activities and exercises.
  • Received Crisis prevention, intervention and stabilization training Provided transportation to day programs, doctor visits, and other recreational activities.
  • Performed 15-minute checks on patients Provided individual patient care assistance Transported patients to and from designated areas Directed recreational activities with patients

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37. Physical Therapy

low Demand
Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Sustain physical therapy exercises/medical procedures if required.
  • Encouraged the patient to participate in age related activities like physical therapy, group therapy as tolerated.
  • Assisted Patient with physical therapy and daily activities, such as hygiene care and grooming.
  • Assisted Ms. Lee with basic activities such as showering and physical therapy exercises.
  • Rehabilitated clients by working on physical therapy and social and verbal skills.
  • Transport patients to and from occupational and physical therapy.
  • Work included a strong emphasis on improving social skills and mobility * Concentration in communication and physical therapy
  • Provided high quality patient care assisting with physical therapy.
  • Home Health Duties include assisting client with everyday needs, physical therapy and medication aid
  • Home Healthcare Aid Administered medications Prepared meals Assisted with Physical therapy
  • Help Mr.Donald Conroy with bathing, dressing, prepare meals, physical therapy,shopping and bring to doctors office.
  • Clean patients, cook ,bath,took to appointments,dressed,and physical therapy,outside activities.
  • Cared for hospice patient Cleaned and fed patient Aided in prevention of Decubitus Assisted with Physical Therapy Administered Medication
  • Cook,clean home.Bathe,clean/pack open wounds,physical therapy,administer meds,make appts.

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38. Health Information

low Demand
Here's how Health Information is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Interact with parents regarding students to obtain required documentation, medications, health information as required.
  • Enter each student's health information into Health Master System i.e Data Entry.
  • Extracted student health information from parental forms to compile 300-entry medical concerns list.
  • Participated in health information sessions on chronic illness, and safety for the elderly
  • Prepare and distribute health information to staff and students.
  • Record health information in individual children health records.
  • Interviewed parents for insurance and health information.
  • Aided sick and injured children Input health information into computer system Skills 1.
  • Maintain and update centralized health records Download and update file health information from COPA
  • Filed students health information and assured all documents were complete.
  • Communicated pertinent student health information in a timely manner to appropriate persons (principal/designee and/or other school staff.

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39. Household Chores

low Demand
Here's how Household Chores is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Assist with bathing, household chores, laundry, dishes and any other assistance the person may need.
  • Accompanied clients on doctor's visits, cooked meals, and perform household chores.
  • Completed household chores like cooking, washing dishes, laundry, vacuuming, and dusting
  • Assisted with daily household chores Assisted with their medication
  • Assisted in providing personal hygiene needs to patients Performed light household chores Prepared daily meals
  • Administered compassionate care, feeding therapy and behavior modification to autism patient while doing household chores.

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40. Household Supplies

low Demand
Here's how Household Supplies is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Managed household supplies* Primary care facilitator for disabled husband* Prepared specific meals for critical pulmonary disease and heart disease
  • Provided transportation for medical appointments, shopping for groceries/household supplies, and personal errand services.
  • Purchased/ordered groceries and household supplies to keep kitchens/bathrooms stocked and record expenditures.
  • Performed a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies and running errands.
  • Performed a variety of duties as requested by client, such as obtaining household supplies and running errands.
  • Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands.

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41. Phone Calls

low Demand
Here's how Phone Calls is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Answer phone calls and assist parents and staff as needed.
  • Answer phone calls, filing and any other clerical duties.
  • Schedule appointments, answer phone calls and fax paperwork.
  • Answered phone calls directed calls and took messages.
  • Answered and forwarded incoming phone calls.
  • Trained as a first contact point in response to the numerous telephone calls and messages from patient s families and staff.
  • Answered inbound telephone calls/ Made outbound calls on multi-lined telephone Accomplishments Creating different policies ad procedures they still use there today.

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42. Medication Reminders

low Demand
Here's how Medication Reminders is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Give medication reminders; assistance with grooming, bathing and dressing.
  • Help set up a daily activity schedule and medication reminders.
  • Bathe,cooking,medication reminders, and quality time with the client as my own family.
  • Assisted clients with bathing and other activities of daily living Provided social interaction to house-bound clients Monitored health and provided medication reminders
  • Assist Clients with daily hygiene Prepared light meals Performed medication reminders Transported clients to various appointments
  • Performed medication reminders, performed ambulatory assistance and assisted with personal hygiene at an Independent/Assisted Living Facility

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43. RUN Errands

low Demand
Here's how RUN Errands is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Provide insulin shots, housekeeping, run errands and transport to appointments, assist with bathing and meal prep
  • Light housekeeping, run errands, drive clients to and from appointments.
  • Maintain home, run errands, provide whatever care is requested.
  • Prepare meals, help with daily activities, run errands
  • Run errands for office for mail runs.
  • Required to use hoyer lift for eligible client's and, run errands eligible client's.
  • Run errands, help with physical therapy, prepared meals , clean areas
  • Distribute Medications Run errands Household chores
  • Assisted three elderly women with household chores Run errands- doctors appointments, grocery shopping, medication pick up Maintained household cleanliness.
  • Assist with daily home care duties,cook light meals,& run errands for my patients.

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44. Medical Care

low Demand
Here's how Medical Care is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Provided medical care to students* Kept records of medical care* Documented all incidents
  • Provide emergency medical care and transportation as needed.
  • Reported to rehabilitation nurses in facility and patient's family contact when extra medical care or attention was needed.
  • Home health aide providing medical care for an older adult for nine hours a day three days a week
  • Provided first aide, emergency medical assistance, and referred camp participants to clinicians for additional medical care.
  • Trained and delegated staff and children medical care as well as emergency management in the school environment.
  • Report findings and contact appropriate District Nurses, staff, parents and medical care providers as necessary.
  • Assisted individuals with skilled medical care, communication skills, and other aspects of daily living
  • Provided basic medical care to patient while assisting him with his daily chores.
  • Provided on- site basic medical care for students and staff as needed.
  • Identified needs and obtained quality services, resources and critical medical care.
  • Tasked with providing the direct medical care for injured students.
  • Provide first aid and medical care to students on a daily basis, including all emergencies (i.e.
  • Provided routine medical care to students I.E.
  • Provided 24 hour medical care for individual.
  • Oversee middle school and high school aged children during sport camps Provide medical care to campers (1st responder)

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45. Community Health

low Demand
Here's how Community Health is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Facilitated health education activities & trained community health promoters
  • Collaborated with physicians and other community health resources.
  • Diagnosed and treated patients accrding to the Community Health Aide Manual.

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46. Hearing Screenings

low Demand
Here's how Hearing Screenings is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Planned/organized/supervised and participated in the annual vision/hearing screenings for 25 different schools.
  • Orchestrated and led vision screenings, hearing screenings, and flu clinics at locations throughout the county.
  • Organized and conducted vision and hearing screenings on kindergarten and third grade students.
  • Document, Vision and hearing screenings, Provided care for injured students
  • Performed annual vision and hearing screenings and lice checks.
  • Perform required vision and hearing screenings per IDPH regulations.
  • Assist with school-wide health vision and hearing screenings.
  • Completed Vision and Hearing Screenings for all students.
  • Helped with vision and hearing screenings.
  • Do annual vision and hearing screenings.
  • Perform vision and hearing screenings.
  • Conducted vision and hearing screenings.

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47. Elderly Patients

low Demand
Here's how Elderly Patients is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Worked in cafeteria, serving elderly patients
  • Assisted elderly patients with medication.
  • Provided care for elderly patients with chronic diseases including hypertension, congestive heart failure and paralysis patients.
  • Help elderly patients remain in their homes without having to go into a nursing home.
  • Visited elderly patients homes in order to help care for their daily personal needs.
  • Care of and sitting with elderly patients.
  • Provide direct care for elderly patients.
  • assisted four elderly patients in Cooking, Cleaning, Bathing, and Laundry
  • take care of elderly patients in their home.

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48. Accurate Records

low Demand
Here's how Accurate Records is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Keep daily and accurate records on the students and staff that visited the office.
  • Maintain accurate records of all accidents, illnesses, and medication usage.
  • Keep accurate records of care provided in accordance with district guidelines.
  • Assisted residents with medication as defined in medication procedures and maintained complete and accurate records and logs.
  • Maintained accurate records or reports regarding the patient's history and progress, services provided, or other required information.

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49. Medical Supplies

low Demand
Here's how Medical Supplies is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Monitored all medical supplies expiration dates, to assure accurate evaluations.
  • Performed monthly inventory and maintained / monitored office and medical supplies.
  • Coordinated staffing of the camp health center, conducted inventory of medical supplies, ensured the center was clean and sanitary.
  • Order and stock medical supplies, such as band-aides, gauze, sterile saline and ice packs.
  • Do all medication inventory and medical supplies, medical record filing, medicaid travel and appointments.
  • Ensured rooms were stocked, and assist with maintaining and ordering medical supplies.
  • Transported portable medical equipment or medical supplies between rooms or departments.
  • Inventory office supplies, medical supplies and sample infant formula.
  • Maintained track of patient's medical supplies.
  • Care for the first - aid kits and medical supplies.
  • Sterilize a variety of medical instruments Perform weekly inventory of medical supplies for my department.

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50. Hippa

low Demand
Here's how Hippa is used in Health Aide jobs:
  • Educated in all aspects of HIPPA laws.
  • Supply patient information while maintaining HIPPA protocol 7.
  • Followed HIPPA, Patient Privacy and Patient/Family Confidentiality
  • Maintained up-to-date chart documentation of client's progress, as well as participated in HIPPA training.
  • Ensured compliance by maintaining patient's confidentiality (HIPPAA) at all times.
  • Follow all universal precautions, HIPPA and OSHA guidelines.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Health Aide

Personal Care13.5%
Patient Care12.9%
Independent Living9.7%
Vital Signs7.9%
Health Care7%
Emergency Care5.6%
Meal Prep5.4%
Daily Living Activities4.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Health Aide

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Personal Care
Personal Care
9.5%
9.5%
2
2
Patient Care
Patient Care
9.1%
9.1%
3
3
Independent Living
Independent Living
6.8%
6.8%
4
4
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Health Care
Health Care
5%
5%
6
6
Emergency Care
Emergency Care
3.9%
3.9%
7
7
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
CPR
CPR
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Data Entry
Data Entry
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Student Health Records
Student Health Records
2%
2%
15
15
Medical Records
Medical Records
2%
2%
16
16
Special Needs
Special Needs
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Health Office
Health Office
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Administer Medications
Administer Medications
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
ADL
ADL
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Immunization Records
Immunization Records
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
RN
RN
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Health Room
Health Room
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
Oral Medications
Oral Medications
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Dementia
Dementia
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Personal Services
Personal Services
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Nutritious Meals
Nutritious Meals
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Laundry Services
Laundry Services
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Health Issues
Health Issues
1%
1%
33
33
Health Screenings
Health Screenings
1%
1%
34
34
Household Requirements
Household Requirements
1%
1%
35
35
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
1%
1%
36
36
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
1%
1%
37
37
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
Health Information
Health Information
0.9%
0.9%
39
39
Household Chores
Household Chores
0.9%
0.9%
40
40
Household Supplies
Household Supplies
0.9%
0.9%
41
41
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.9%
0.9%
42
42
Medication Reminders
Medication Reminders
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
RUN Errands
RUN Errands
0.8%
0.8%
44
44
Medical Care
Medical Care
0.8%
0.8%
45
45
Community Health
Community Health
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Hearing Screenings
Hearing Screenings
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Elderly Patients
Elderly Patients
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Medical Supplies
Medical Supplies
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Hippa
Hippa
0.6%
0.6%

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