Home Health Assistant

Top Home Health Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Home Health Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Home Health Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.1% of Home Health Assistant resumes contained Personal Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Home Health Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Home Health Assistant 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 Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Performed personal cares including medical administration and vital monitoring in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
  • Promote good personal hygiene by assisting the patient with bathing and other personal care in accordance with the patient care plan.
  • Provided support and personal care in various settings which included assisted living, skilled nursing facilities and direct residential services.
  • Give patients personal care, Transport patients, Prepares meals if needed, Keeps Documents of patients care plan.
  • Assisted client with cerebral palsy with housekeeping, cooking, personal care, and other household duties.
  • Worked closely with Special Needs Patients to provide personal care assistance and manage daily medical care.
  • Assisted clients with personal care, performed light housekeeping, prepared meals, maintained detailed records.
  • Provide assistance with personal care; dispense medications, housekeeping, cooking, run errands.
  • Group home staff members are direct care workers who provide personal care to different demographics.
  • Provided personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.
  • Administered bedside or personal care, such as ambulation or personal hygiene assistance.
  • Home Health Aid: Personal Care Visits
  • Assist clients with personal care activities.
  • Assisted with personal care (bathing, dressing, etc.).
  • provided personal cares to hospice patients, reported patient change of condition to RN as appropriate.
  • Assisted healthcare clients with their daily routines such as cleaning and personal care.
  • Provide outstanding personal care to resident Prepare nutritious meals and assist in feeding
  • Assisted patients with personal care/personal hygiene Administered medication to patients Assisted with ambulation and exercise
  • Provided all personal care, dressing, and feeding Use of hydraulic lift to do all transfer for individual with muscular dystrophy

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2. Laundry Services

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Here's how Laundry Services is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Assist residents with personal cares, meal preparation, housekeeping duties and laundry services.
  • Provided time sheets for care provided and laundry services performed.

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3. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provided companionship, meal preparation and transportation.
  • Provide complete assistance to elderly patients; cleaning, meal preparations, proper retrieval of medications, and assistance with medical visits
  • Performed basic house management jobs, assisted clients with grooming, meal preparation, bathing, and functional mobility.
  • Provide care for patients by assisting with personal hygiene, meal preparation and escorting to daily activities and appointments.
  • Assisted with Activities of daily living, such as bathing/hygiene, light house work and meal preparation.
  • Assist with dressing, grooming, meal preparation, medicine administering, light house keeping and errands.
  • Worked in private homes to help patients with daily tasks such as personal grooming and meal preparation.
  • Assist with care for disabled veterans ranging from meal preparation, house cleaning and grocery shopping.
  • Assisted elder with Activities of Daily Living, i.e., medication, meal prep
  • Home care, personal care, meal prep, transportation, Hospice care.
  • Helped patients clean up home, bathe, and assist with meal preparing
  • Assisted patient with personal care, home management, and meal preparation.
  • Light housekeeping, laundry, meal prep, transportation, etc.
  • Provide light housekeeping, meal preparation, and medicine reminders.
  • Perform light housekeeping duties and meal preparations.
  • Light housekeeping, shopping and meal preparation.
  • General cleaning and meal preparation.
  • Assist in all personal hygiene, meal prep, appointment making, assist in excercise
  • Aided patient in flexibility in home activities such as cooking, meal preparation and sanitization..
  • Light housework and chores Assist with and perform daily hygiene skills Meal preparation and individual feeding

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4. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Administered medications and monitored vital signs.
  • Administered medication, routine vital signs, monitor changes in condition, regular observation throughout night or naps,
  • Recorded intake and output, vital signs and accompanied Mrs. Gibson to her doctor's appointments.
  • Obtained vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration rates.
  • Give patients baths and help them around the house * Check patient's vital signs daily
  • Observed patient's behavioral actions and checked vital signs while documenting the same.
  • Administered medication, emptied catheters, checked vital signs and followed care plan.
  • Check vital signs: blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration.
  • Assist and record patients' progress through vital signs and medication monitoring.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Assisted with administration of medications and took vital signs.
  • Collect, observe and report patient vital signs.
  • Checked patients' vital signs.
  • Measured and recorded vital signs.
  • Take and record vital signs.
  • Performed healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of registered nurses or physiotherapists.
  • Take vital signs, and help them monitor their blood sugar.
  • take vital signs, track notes, light house work, turn in notes in office, or online.
  • Review patient record, set-up equipment, check vital signs, assess fetal well-being Provide labor support Assist in emergent situations
  • Provided home care services Implement and demonstrate home exercise programs Update progress reports and patient notes Monitor patient vital signs

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5. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Developed a system of staff communication that ensured proper implementation of treatment plans and comprehensive patient care.
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor.
  • Prepared documentation records regarding patient care; notified nursing staff of changes in patient s condition.
  • Assisted Clinical Director with patient care services, insurance authorization, and chart auditing.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition notes, progress and variances to normal.
  • Certified that equipment and supplies were properly maintained for quality patient care and safety.
  • Help patient care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker.
  • Filed paperwork, and assisted with patient help and patient care.
  • Provide patient care and assist with activities of daily living.
  • Ensured quality and efficient patient care while evaluating patient needs.
  • Prepare and maintain records of patient care and progress.
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress.
  • Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.
  • Provide high-quality patient care as an in-demand home health assistant within acute-care, rehabilitation, home-healthcare and nursing-home settings.
  • Implemented established patient care plans, traveled to patients homes and provide basic patient care.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional healthcare teams to deliver quality and safe patient care.
  • Mintained records of patient care, condition, progress, & problems.
  • Perform basic Activities of Daily Living -Patient care and errands
  • Volunteer, Two Clients) Performed patient care activities in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Provide patient care Processed daily data entry File patient records Coder Processor Schedule appointments Answer Phones

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6. Companionship

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Here's how Companionship is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Revoke basic physical activity in many depressed clients by providing high quality companionship and exercise assistance.
  • Developed a positive relationship with client through constant companionship and therapeutic walking.
  • Provided caring companionship to elderly and developmentally disabled patients.
  • Provided companionship, light housekeeping and meal preparation.
  • Provide companionship and assistance with daily tasks such as cleaning, meal preparation, and shopping.
  • Assist elderly with daily activities and provide companionship for individuals in comfort of own home.
  • Provided assistance with activities of daily living and companionship to home bound elderly.
  • Offered companionship, prepared meals and provided light housekeeping and transportation as needed.
  • Provide high quality companionship to clients and ensure they take daily medications.
  • Offered emotional support and companionship for elderly clients in a hospice situation.
  • Provided companionship, read books with, and made sure of safety.
  • Offered conversation and companionship to up to 6 residents each day.
  • Assist resident with bathing, dressing, light housekeeping, and companionship
  • Provide the residents with companionship and engaging activities throughout the day.
  • Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to client.
  • Provide care, companionship and love.
  • Provide companionship and basic emotional or psychological support Transport and accompany patients to doctor's office or to hospital.
  • Worked specifically with memory care patients in regards to medication reminders, bill paying, companionship and other assisted living services.
  • Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance and companionship.
  • Worked one on one with clients in homes * Provided companionship * Assisted with activities of daily living

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7. Medical Appointments

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Here's how Medical Appointments is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Accompanied patients to routine medical appointments.
  • Provided transportation to medical appointments.
  • Home Health Care * Ambulation Activities and Assistance * Transportation to medical appointments * Light housekeeping * Meal preparation
  • Scheduled between hours for aides, nursing & therapy weekly, scheduling and confirming medical appointments for patients.
  • Provided transportation and assistance for medical appointments, errands, shopping, and other duties as needed.
  • Organized medical appointments, made household payments and maintained banking and financial affairs on behalf of employer.
  • Provided assistance with cooking, cleaning, laundry, and transportation to medical appointments and miscellaneous errands.
  • Light housekeeping and meal prep, help with medication and accompany to medical appointments and errands.
  • Transported patients to medical appointments, shopping trips and routine errands as needed.
  • Scheduled medical appointments & follow-up appointments & report findings to Program Director.
  • Administer medications, and assist with medical appointments as needed.
  • Take clients to medical appointments and personal errands.
  • Accompany patients to medical appointments and weekly outing.
  • chaperoned patient to medical appointments, general housekeeping duties, shopped for items for patient's daily living, some cooking.
  • Direct patient care Transport patients to medical appointments Performed skilled procedures
  • Assisted clients with personal care needs, prepared meals, light housekeeping, laundry Accompanied to medical appointments Escorted on errand
  • performed errands (grocery pick-up, medical appointments, etc.
  • Transported clients to medical appointments abd outings.
  • Assisted in patient home care Transported to medical appointments Assisted in daily living Record keeping

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8. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Attend clients at their homes daily to assist them with their ADL's in what that client is in need of
  • Assist the patient with ADL'S (bathing, showering, grooming, mouth/denture care, dressing and undressing).
  • Assist clients with ADL's; administrate medication and treatment; light duty housekeeping; cooking.
  • Monitor and assist with ADL, scheduling, medications, nutrition, and transportation.
  • Communicated extensively with the patient or nurse regarding the ADL on each care plan.
  • Assist patients with ADL's and assist in office with office task
  • Assisted Quadriplegics, Paraplegics, and Cancer Patients with ADL's.
  • Monitor document expiration dates, closing dates, and vintage deadlines.
  • Provided ADL support including feeding, transportation and companionship support.
  • Demonstrate the ability to meet quotas and set deadlines.
  • Preform ADL skills with individuals.
  • assisted in the delivery of care to patient with direct ADL performance and performing car services to and from doctor appointments.
  • Recorded vital signs, assisted with ADL's, changed bed linens, washed patients laundry and cleaned patients house.
  • Assisted patient in her home with housekeeping and ADL's Provided ambulation and medication intake count
  • Assist resident with ADL's Skilled in providing general medical assistance.
  • Assist with ADL's Hospice Sitter
  • Provide in-home medical monitoring of patients * Document V/S and other pertinent information * Assist with ADL's
  • Assisted With ADL's in the home Prepared nutritious meals Assisted in care of the home and client transportation Foley catheter care
  • Assisted mentally challenge patients with ADL"s Recorded Vitals Maintain Safe And Clean Enviroment
  • Aided patient in: ADLs Ambulation Meal preparation, feeding implement behavior plans.

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9. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Assist developmentally disabled adults with their daily living activities.
  • Manage and monitor patients' medical condition and vital signs including blood sugar levels and assists with daily living activities,
  • Assisted elderly or disabled adults with daily living activities at the person's home or in a daytime non-residential facility.
  • Assisted developmentally disabled clients in their daily living activities, such as hygiene, cooking and cleaning.
  • Provided excellent health care assistance to the elderly and disabled individuals on their daily living activities.
  • Support clients in daily living activities which included bathing, dressing, eating, and transportation.
  • Assisted with daily living activities such as; dressing, bathing, and meals.
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities, monitored vital signs and medication reminders.
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities and transportation, medication management, wound care
  • Assisted in daily living activities of persons with limited abilities and mobility.
  • Assist MMR clients to live independently with daily living activities.
  • Home visitation to elderly, assisted with daily living activities.
  • Assisted with daily living activities.
  • Worked in client's home helping her with daily living activities..
  • Travel to different client homes assisting in medical care Assisted in daily living activities Performed light housekeeping and prepared meals for clients
  • Assisted clients with house whole cleaning Assisted clients with daily living activities Assist clients to appointments
  • Assisted clients with daily living activities * Arranged doctor appointments * Prepared meals
  • Assist clients with daily living activities Maintain daily written documentation Promote restorative nursing care p. 2

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10. Health Care

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Here's how Health Care is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted in daily operations of a home health care environment that specifically targeted individualized service & care.
  • Provide assistance to improve a patient's quality of life or ensure comfort and the best health care possible.
  • Assisted the home health caretaker with the equipment and took care of the residences of different households.
  • Observed and reported any changes in client's condition as part of the client's Health Care Team
  • Traveled to clients home to provide health care, administer medications and direct clients in exercises.
  • Provide routine personal care, basic health care for convalescent or disable person in their home.
  • Handled all health care responsibilities and assured the safety of the client at all times.
  • Interact with family members and other health care professionals to ensure stability of care.
  • Performed health care duties such as Vital Signs recording, and Glaucoma Readings.
  • Perform health care tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and giving medication.
  • Assisted elderly, disabled, and quadriplegic patients with home health care.
  • Home health care for personal care at home.
  • Assisted quadriplegic patient with home health care.
  • Home Health Care Assisted Elderly and disabled clients with daily activities, laundry, cooking, cleaning, doctor appointments etc.
  • Assisted Living Tower John Knox Village- (Staffing: Addus Health Care) Home Health Bath Visits, Homemaking.
  • Provided home health care in the clients homes, took care of quadraplegics and paraplegics.
  • Keep patients charts updated Handle conflicts between health care providers and patients
  • include the health care of invalid and elderly in their homes.
  • Provide excellent home health care to a disable veteran.
  • Provided home health care " Administered medication

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11. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate as directed, and required.
  • Obtained data on patient vital signs, such as blood pressure, heart rate and temperature; also measured daily weights.
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, as directed.
  • Performed vital signs for patients such as checking blood pressure and oxygen tank setups.
  • Read and recorded temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure.
  • Passed medication, took blood pressure, blood sugar, etc.
  • Prepare medications, do blood pressure checks and blood glucose monitoring.
  • Check patients' respiration/oxygen levels, blood pressure/pulse and weight.
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiratory rate.
  • Take blood pressure and determine if range is abnormal.
  • Conduct daily blood pressure checks and bandage changing.
  • Monitor blood pressure and daily vitals.
  • Change and empty catheters, take blood sugars, blood pressures, temperatures, respirations, weights, and pulses.
  • Collected and handled limited laboratory tests in patient's homes Measured pulse, blood pressure, and temperature
  • Visited assigned clients twice a week to monitor temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure.
  • check blood sugar, blood pressure and taking care of colostomy bag.
  • Monitor clients vitals (blood pressure, pulse) Experience with hoyer lifts and wheelchairs.
  • Record patient vitals; Heart rate, respirations, blood pressure, oximeter.
  • identify normal ranges of vital signs; pulse, blood pressure, temperature .

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12. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Recognized for high-quality work, organizational strengths and exceptional customer service delivery.
  • Developed tremendous customer service skills.
  • Verify medical insurance information, answer phone inquiries, and provide exceptional customer services to families, type behavioral notes.
  • Provide excellent customer service on job site by cleaning surrounding area of tools and materials and consistently meeting deadlines.
  • Produce reports as defined by director of warranty, customer service and the Vice President.
  • Release animals to their owners as directed by customer service or the shelter manager.
  • Provided exceptional care and customer service to all patients.
  • Assist director of warranty and customer service as needed.
  • Provided superior customer service to a diverse group of dislocated applicants; in order to establish maximumresults without any additional stress.
  • Key Highlights: Commended by client for attention to detail, positive attitude and exemplary customer service and care
  • Provide friendly customer service to a diverse clientele to promote Ameriprise's handle with care.
  • Resolve customer service issues and requests in a timely manner and escalate as appropriate.
  • tried to provide great customer service.
  • Provide customer service to current and potential customers Inspect and maintain current customers Follow standard procedures for installation of insulation

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13. Hospice

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Here's how Hospice is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Assist bed bound and hospice patients with their ADL, assistance with NG tube feeding, providing proper care for comfort.
  • Worked with an Interdisciplinary team to provide direct care and promote activities of daily living to client's receiving hospice services.
  • Reported her progress in a journal at the request of her family and to her Hospice nurse.
  • Work closely with home health/hospice nurses to ensure our residents are properly cared for and healthy.
  • Assisted care for mornings and nights, both experience with general home care and hospice.
  • Pulled and sent weekly productivity reports to administrators of home health and hospice facilities.
  • Home care companion, assisted Home Care Aids with patients (including hospice).
  • Home health patient visits PRN patient need and doctors orders, hospice care
  • Processed notes in CDS for both Home Health and Hospice.
  • Supervised all coding, billing and banking for hospice department.
  • Communicated mental and physical health status to Hospice Nurses.
  • Home health assistant to an elderly couple through Hospice.
  • Work alongside hospice care teams when appropriate.
  • Provide companionship and care for homebound clients* Provide household and errand assistance* Assist in hospice care for end-of-life patients
  • Certified to be delegated tasks by RNs and Hospice Nurses.
  • care and hospice patients with personal cares as needed.
  • Awarded LPN scholarship Worked Hospice care as an H.H.A.

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14. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Assist with changing bed linens, doing laundry, house cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
  • Change bed linens and follow Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Change bed linens, runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone.
  • Changed bed linens and collected soiled laundry.
  • Changed bed linens and laundry done daily.
  • Change bed linens, wash laundry, iron clothes, and clean patients quarters.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, hygiene needs and grooming Changed bed linens Cooked and fed patients Interacted with residents with daily activities

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15. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Promoted a safe environment with adherence to all operational and personnel policies and procedures, regulations and quality standards.
  • Assist in providing a safe environment and promote quality patient care through adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.
  • Provide quality home care assistance for ADL's, and a positive, caring and safe environment.
  • Total patient care to ensure safe environment and patient's physical and psychological needs were met.
  • Maintained a clear and safe environment around the patients' bedside.
  • Maintained a comforting, clean and safe environment for patients/clients.
  • Maintained a safe environment for children to play and learn.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for the patient.
  • Provide a clean and safe environment for clients.
  • Maintained clean and safe environment at all times.
  • Maintain clean and safe environment for all clients.
  • Maintained a safe environment for residents.
  • Managed the Activities of Daily Living Skills to provide and monitor a safe environment for the disable client.
  • Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Plan Patient Meals Maintain safe environment for patient Assist patient with basic needs Provide personal care

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16. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provide assistance in banking, bill paying, catering/event planning, computer support, data entry, research and email.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Assisted with data entry, faxing, and filing vendor communication notes with patient information
  • Help organize the office, answer phone, filing and data entry.
  • Performed light data entry and maintained an organized filing system.
  • Performed data entry of doctor's order and wrote orders inside Kardex, updated medication sheets as needed.
  • Assisted inspector with daily home inspections and data entry; delivered documents to realtors.

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17. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provide transportation if needed for personal or professional appointments to involve client in different community activities or personal activities for independent living
  • Monitor vitals, administer medication, provide nutritional guidance, assist with independent living needs and provide social/emotional support.
  • Counseled, and assisted eight residents diagnosed with developmental disabilities in learning skills for independent living.
  • Helped patients maintain independent living and personal care needs, while maintaining safety, dignity, and respect of the clients.
  • Assist seniors living in independent living with daily home tasks.
  • Be responsible for Independent Living residents with emergencies and calls.
  • Provide cares to residents in Assisted Living and Independent Living.
  • Helped clients maintain independent living with personal care assistance Trained clients on independent living skills.
  • Led independent living trainings for 13 teenagers in a group living environment.

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18. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provide patients and families with emotional support and instruction living independently, or adapting to disability or illness.
  • Provide opportunities for socialization and emotional support to patient and family.
  • Provide companionship and emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support to resident.
  • Provide patients and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as caring for infants, preparing healthy meals, living
  • Provide patient and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as preparing for loss and adapting to illness.
  • Help patient and family adapt to a disability or long term illness, including providing emotional support.
  • Provide patients and families with emotional support and instruction in areas such as caring for disabled adults.
  • Provided comfort care and emotional support during her transition.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support.
  • Provided emotional support to the patient.
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support.Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying.
  • Assist families with in home care and with emotional support.
  • Report patient status to case manager Prepare accurate dietary meals to patients Encourage autonomy and provide emotional support
  • Helped with home organizationtasks like paying bills, reading mail, making calls.Provided emotional support and companionship to clients.

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19. Physical Therapy

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Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinate and participate in all primary care, Cardiologist, Anti-Coagulant Clinic, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy appointments.
  • Care and outpatient therapy providers specializing in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services.
  • Increased patient productivity by performing patient occupational and physical therapy activities.
  • Provided Home Health Physical Therapy services to diverse patient population.
  • Assisted with physical therapy exercises in pool
  • Provide home health physical therapy services to patient base in assigned geography including patient homes, ALF, and nursing homes.
  • Created patients charts for all patients filed all nurse's notes physical therapy notes occupational notes and social worker notes.
  • Assisted in feeding, bathing, dispensing and administering medication, and performing physical therapy for group home residents.
  • Assist with prescribed physical therapy plans, Occupational therapy plans, Speech Therapy Plans.
  • Assisted patient with physical therapy at YMCA PLUUS program.
  • Provide both mental and physical therapy treatment.
  • Assist client with simple physical therapy exercises.
  • Assist with physical therapy and mobility.
  • Assist with physical therapy as required.
  • accompany to all arranged appointments, arranged & give timely medications, assisted with physical therapy exercises.
  • Assist client with activities of daily living Assist client with daily physical therapy exercises Monitor client for fall precaution
  • staff by reporting observations, charting, documenting, physical therapy, personalcare and light housekeeping.

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20. Household Chores

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Here's how Household Chores is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Supported elderly client with hygiene care and household chores as needed.
  • Assist client with daily household chores.
  • Provided companionship to a disabled individual Managed household chores and maintained a clean and orderly living space
  • Assisted with care of elderly grandmother/mother, as needed * Assisted with daily living activities, household chores and errands as needed
  • Assisted with household chores such as sweeping, mopping, dusting and dishwashing.
  • Assist elderly client with household chores - Complete indoor/outdoor chores as requested
  • Perform daily household chores and errands.Drive clients to their appointments.
  • Assisted patients in the maintenance and upkeep of their homes Performed everyday household chores Engaged in activities with patients
  • Assist indiviuduals with goals of household chores, hygeine, personal appearance, self-awareness.
  • Performed general household chores * Worked with Multiple Sclerosis clients * Diverse ethnic groups * Physically challenged clients

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21. Oral Medications

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Here's how Oral Medications is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Administered prescribed oral medications, checked pulses, temperature and respiration and changed dressings.
  • Administered prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician.
  • Assist patients with administering prescribed oral medications.
  • Administered oral medications and checked for vitals.
  • Administered prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or aide, and ensured patients took medication as prescribed.
  • Administered prescribed oral medications under written direction of physician and as directed by home care nurse.
  • Administer oral medications, under the written direction of physician and ensure patients take their medicine.
  • Assist with her intake of oral medications as directed by physician.
  • Administered prescribed oral medications under written direction of the physician or as directed by homecare nurse.
  • Monitored oxygen flow, pulse oximeter, vital signs and administered oral medications.

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22. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provided compassionate care and support to disabled clients o Organized daily medication administration o Completed light housekeeping and meal preparation tasks
  • Prepared Medication Administration Records in accordance with Physician's orders.
  • Perform medication administration with clients, including documentation.
  • Tube feedings and medication administrations.
  • Conducted nightly security checks for a group home resident- Taught adult living skills, medication administration and social skills
  • Assisted with medication administration, ADL's, meal planning and therapy.
  • Preserved & Advocated residents' rights Assist with encouragement of medication administration

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23. Nutritious Meals

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Here's how Nutritious Meals is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provide nutritious meals by following prescribed dietary requirements and nutrition standards; prepare, cook, and serve meals and snacks.
  • Assisted client with bathing/showering, prepared and served nutritious meals and snacks, medication reminders and light housekeeping as needed.
  • Planned, purchased and prepared nutritious meals according to dietary restrictions and assisted in feeding the patients when necessary.
  • Plan and prepare nutritious meals and assist in feeding patients.
  • Prepare healthy nutritious meals within patient's dietary guild lines.
  • Prepared healthy and nutritious meals for senior citizens.
  • Help clients prepare nutritious meals and snacks.
  • Prepared nutritious meals for the elderly.
  • Provided personal care to the patients which included cleaning dressings Transferred patients to different locations Prepared nutritious meals for patients

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24. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provided one on one care to an Alzheimer's patient in her home - Assisted with activities of daily living
  • Provided ongoing care to an elderly woman who developed Alzheimer's Disease throughout my time with her.
  • Provide care to Alzheimer patient, ensuring the proper administration of prescriptions and physician care instructions.
  • Attended to the needs of my elderly parent who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.
  • Delivered in-home care to disabled aging client with new onset of Alzheimer's.
  • Assisted with family members with Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer's.
  • Assisted patients with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
  • Care of elderly lady with Alzheimer's disease
  • Provide care to elderly Alzheimer patient.
  • Provided 24 hour weekend in-home care and companionship for Alzheimer patient.
  • Care for 82 y/o Alzheimers patient in her home.
  • Home Health- Alzheimer's Pt.Fixing meals, making sure that pt.
  • Experience with the medical condition such as demetia/ alzheimers disease.
  • State of Florida trained in 21 Clinical Skills Hands-on training Hands-on Internship Disease and Infection Control Alzheimer/Dementia

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25. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Worked as a CNA in a personal care home under the supervision of a RN.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
  • Answer phone calls and data entry of patient records, research doctor's information Travel to patients homes for CNA responsibilities
  • Started off working as Cna/restoritive nurse assistant, then took on responsibility of Central Supply.

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26. RN

average Demand
Here's how RN is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provided assistance with daily schedules, appointments, helped prepared tax returns, and monitored personal health treatments.
  • Record patient information making entries in the journal notifying nursing supervisor of any changes or unusual conditions.
  • Maintained open lines of communication with team leaders, LPN/RN's, therapist, and peers.
  • Helped lead the team to the Metro Conference Championship and an NCAA tournament appearance.
  • Provide patient care according to the plan of care developed by RN.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Analyzed financial statements, tax returns, and credit reports.
  • Prepare quarterly and annually reports for internal and external funding.
  • Provided updates on the customer needs, concerns, interests.
  • Move couches, chairs and other furniture as needed.
  • General office duties, Internet and Computer Input.
  • Care for male external catheter.
  • Prepped houses for painting, moved furniture, installed showerheads and faucets, Prepped rooms for plumbing installation.
  • Learned the basics of assessing patient vital signs under the tutelage of home healthcare nurse.
  • Assisted in transition when client was discharged from the hospital and returned back home.
  • Assisted patients with health care needs under the supervision ofaRNora LPN and medical staff.
  • Turn or reposition bedridden patients.
  • Delivered healthcare to individuals with Down Syndrome and organized learning and education activities to help with cognitive development.
  • Clerk Responsibilities: Processed unreturned doctors' orders.
  • Home Health setting & " LTC/SNF prn at 3 additional facilities in area

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27. RUN Errands

average Demand
Here's how RUN Errands is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Order and distribute medication, prepare meals, personal duties, run errands, light housekeeping, laundry.
  • Order supplies for patient needs, run errands, medication reminders, transport to medical appointments.
  • Run errands for clients, worked with others to maintained clients daily activities.
  • Run errands, such as taking laundry to the cleaners and buying groceries.
  • Run errands outside the home and light cleaning inside the home.
  • Prepared meals and run errands for both parents and their children.
  • Read to patient, act as companion and run errands.
  • Provide light housekeeping, make beds, run errands.
  • Run errands, place orders and return phone calls.
  • Shower and bathe residents, run errands.
  • Light housekeeping, laundry, run errands.
  • Run errands that the client needed.
  • Go Shopping and run errands.
  • Assist homebound clients with personal care, home maintenance and any safety issues, run errands, appointment and medication reminders
  • Assisted with ADL's Prepped meals Run errands as needed Light housekeeping duties
  • Maintain the household needs/cleanliness Schedule appts., mealtime, prescription intake, necessary activity Laundry Run errands

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28. Dementia

average Demand
Here's how Dementia is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provided support and care for a late 80s male with Parkinson's disease and progressing dementia.
  • Assisted elderly diabetic client, who had dementia, with daily life activities at residence.
  • Cared for an 85 year old man with dementia.
  • Performed in home care for patient with dementia.
  • Cared for Clients with Diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, dementia and cerebrovascular deficits (stroke).
  • Case Management and Consultant for families with loved ones diagnosed with dementia/Alz.

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29. Personal Services

average Demand
Here's how Personal Services is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Assist patient by providing personal services, such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Assisted patients with laundry, housekeeping, personal services and other general errands.
  • Assisted patient's by providing personal services.
  • Provided personal services to include running errands, housekeeping and day-to-day support of all client's medical needs.
  • Record patient data in patient journal Assist patient personal services Adhering to all security and privacy protocol and policies

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30. Daily Needs

low Demand
Here's how Daily Needs is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Home Health Provider Responsibilities include helping the client to take care of their daily needs to help make living alone easier.
  • Assisted with providing transportation, meal preparation, the administering of necessary medications, and other daily needs.
  • Assist Multiple Sclerosis patients with daily needs: personal care, household needs, travel and errands.
  • Assisted with daily needs, medical assistance, transportation, clerical filing, faxing, and correspondence
  • Cared for people with severe physical disabilities and tended to their daily needs.
  • Assisted clients with daily needs while providing general care.
  • Assist Elderly and Disabled individuals with active daily needs.
  • Assisted patients with daily needs in their homes.
  • Meet patients daily needs- feeding and bathing.
  • Assisted elderly people with daily needs.
  • Assisted clients with their daily needs Assisted with personal needs

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31. Medical Records

low Demand
Here's how Medical Records is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Reviewed medical records for completeness and filed records in alphabetic and numeric order.
  • Assessed patient's eligibility for referral and documented patient's medical records.
  • Filed, archived and retrieved medical records and maintained patient confidentiality.
  • Maintain use professional phone etiquette and maintained medical records.
  • Updated and filed patient's medical records, filling out insurance forms, handling correspondence, scheduling appointments.
  • Assist with administrative office duties including payroll, filing medical records and answering phones.
  • Input patient referral into our system and assist medical records with various tasks.
  • Maintained medical records of patient care including meals, medications, vital signs.
  • Prepared reports, letters, medical records.
  • Create new charts for medical records.
  • Received and routed medical records.
  • Maintained and performed current and past medical records check, filling and charting, initial coding for billing and reimbursement.
  • Updated and organized client medical records Maintained progress and incident reports Created daily activities and meal plans

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32. Daily Tasks

low Demand
Here's how Daily Tasks is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provide clinical assistance when needed for clients to Complete their adult living skills and daily tasks.
  • Assisted senior citizens with daily tasks such as personal care, medical care, and companionship.
  • Assist client with daily tasks such as personal care, housekeeping, and special diet.
  • Aided special needs clients with daily tasks, such as cooking, cleaning and transportation.
  • Assisted elderly with daily tasks and chores they may be physically unable to do.
  • Operated a variety of hand and power tools to perform daily tasks.
  • Assisted with daily tasks of the elderly.
  • Preformed daily tasks for a client.
  • Maintained and prioritized daily tasks and projects including: call logs, appointments, travel, expense reports and general errands.
  • Home Care Companion Bathed, dressed and groomed patients who were unable to independently perform daily tasks.
  • Assist health aide with daily tasks (i.e., prepare/cook meals, grocery shop, etc.)

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33. Daily Care

low Demand
Here's how Daily Care is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provided a disabled individual with onset of dementia extensive daily care necessary for functioning semi-independently.
  • Provided and prioritized daily care for mentally disabled young man including wound care and medications
  • Assist Patients in their homes with daily routine; Provide Physical Therapy when needed; Chart Patient daily care.
  • Assist home nurse and hospice staff with all aspects of daily care, including bathing, feeding and dressing.
  • Provide aid to the daily care of adults with developmental disabilities, including meal prep and personal care.
  • Assisted with light housekeeping, transportation, daily care and encouragement of seniors in difficult situations.
  • Provide clients and families with daily care such as cooking, feeding, bathing and dressing.
  • Shave, dress, and all other daily care needed.
  • Assisted with daily care needs of the clients.
  • Provide assistance with daily care to elderly clients.
  • Assisted with range of motion exercises Assisted with all aspects of daily care, including bathing, feeding and dressing.
  • Assisted with meals Assisted elderly in daily care in the presence of own home
  • Assist in daily cares for client Assist with homemaking tasks Transporting client to doctor's app.
  • Provide daily care and grooming for paient care ADLs and IADLs.

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34. HHA

low Demand
Here's how HHA is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted my employer in running her home based business as well as performed as her HHA.
  • Interviewed applicants for HHA training program, and general clerical duties and some front reception coverage.
  • Monitor and evaluate all tasks of the HHA; Schedule work assignments to HHA.
  • Trained HHA/TMA care staff and supervised them in providing quality care to elderly clients.
  • Utilize Medicare criteria, Physicians' Clinic, Therapists, LPN, HHA.
  • Ensured that HHA's were trained to administer the required care.
  • Managed a team of 12 home health aides (HHA).
  • Worked as an HHA for the homebound geriatric population.
  • Train new-hire CNAs/HHAs, schedule weekly assignments, take inventory and order supplies for nursing staff.

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35. Household Supplies

low Demand
Here's how Household Supplies is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Perform 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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36. Oral Hygiene

low Demand
Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Care included: bathing, hair care, oral hygiene, prepared quick meals, and making the patient feel comfortable.
  • Provided excellent assistance to mother in personal care; bathing, dressing, oral hygiene.
  • Assisted residents with grooming, oral hygiene, bathing, hair and incontinence care.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
  • Assisted client with bathing and oral hygiene.

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37. CPR

low Demand
Here's how CPR is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Certified to administer daily medications to clients, also certified in first aid and CPR.
  • Received my delegated nursing certificate along with CPR, First Aid, G-Tube.
  • Complemented mental health and CPR training.
  • Maintained CPR and Adult First Aid certifications
  • Can successfully perform Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Trained in CPR and other quality of life techniques Directly assisted clients with activities of daily living
  • Bed making, bed baths, care for incompetent residents, ect CERTIFICARE:CPR, AMAP

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38. Phone Calls

low Demand
Here's how Phone Calls is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Serve as the principal clerical and administrative assistant to the Director receive and screen telephone calls and visitors to the office.
  • Provided clerical support to the staffing team by answering phone calls, typing, filing, letter, and other personnel documents
  • Implemented my bilingual ability whenever needed always prepared to take phone calls and deal with customer inquiries.
  • Answered all incoming phone calls, scheduled appointments for technicians, prepared daily work orders.
  • Assisted in main office with general activities such as answering phone calls and filing documents.
  • Manage in-coming phone calls to home
  • Assisted individuals with daily living skills Payroll Money management for individuals Attended IP meetings Responded to phone calls and emails

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39. Everyday Needs

low Demand
Here's how Everyday Needs is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Home health aid assisting patients with everyday needs like cooking, cleaning, washing clothes, and shopping.
  • Assisted with their everyday needs, such as administered medications and supervised the clients on outings.
  • Assist him with everyday needs Take care of patient and aid him in medical necessities

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40. Special Needs

low Demand
Here's how Special Needs is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provided for the special needs and requirements of diabetic patients, including testing and any added orders.
  • Provide help and services to a family with a special needs child-Document patient activity and hours logged
  • Maintained records of clients' progress, special needs, visits and services performed.
  • Help children and adults with special needs.
  • Worked with adults with special needs

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41. Elderly Clients

low Demand
Here's how Elderly Clients is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted terminally ill and elderly clients with personal care, activities of daily living, and medical treatments.
  • Provided respite, hospice, and personal care to elderly clients in their homes.
  • Assisted elderly clients with bathing, bedpan, clothing and dinner meal preparation.
  • Provide light house keeping, prepare meals and assist elderly clients to and from appointments and grocery shopping.
  • Entrusted to provide healthcare services to elderly clients in their homes throughout middle Tennessee.
  • Cared for elderly clients in their homes * Assist with daily activities

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42. Motion Exercises

low Demand
Here's how Motion Exercises is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provided and / or assisted patient with simple range-of-motion exercises, transferring, turning, lifting and walking.
  • Monitor vital signs; assist with feeding, bathing/grooming, positioning and range of motion exercises.
  • Provided good body alignment, positioning, and range of motion exercises for non-ambulatory patients.
  • Directed patients in prescribed range of motion exercises and in the use of braces.
  • Assisted residents with range of motion exercises and movement to wheelchair or activity areas.
  • Perform range of motion exercises on patients as ordered.
  • Assisted the normal range of motion exercises and positioning.
  • Administered daily range of motion exercises.
  • Administrated simple range of motion exercises.
  • Provided assistances for patients with daily living needs, such as bathing, range of motion exercises, and transfers.

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43. Food Preparation

low Demand
Here's how Food Preparation is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Provided support by teaching developmentally disabled men daily living skills, administering medication, teaching proper food preparation and handling.
  • Assisted in household duties pertaining to the infant such a laundry, food preparation, and clean up.
  • Helped with food preparation, organization of the home, and clothing preparation.
  • Perform light house cleaning and food preparation.
  • Clean the house, laundry, run errands, helping with food preparation, taking to Dr, app..etc.
  • Performed custodial care throughout the house as well as food preparation, laundry duties and lawn care.
  • Helped client with food preparations Assisted client with household duties

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44. Elderly Woman

low Demand
Here's how Elderly Woman is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Helped with everyday care with elderly woman
  • Cared for an elderly woman while her children were away.
  • Provided care for an elderly woman.
  • Assist with care of Elderly Woman Provide shopping services and transportation needs Clean and secure household Assist with healthcare needs

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45. Infection Control

low Demand
Here's how Infection Control is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Enforce an optimal level of sanitation for infection control
  • Maintained a clean, safe, healthy environment by following organization standards and following basic infection control techniques.
  • Follow principles of infection control and Universal Precautions.
  • Adhere to infection control and safety procedures.

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46. Household Requirements

low Demand

47. Accurate Records

low Demand

48. Developmental Disabilities

low Demand
Here's how Developmental Disabilities is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Direct care and supervision for individuals with developmental disabilities and assisting in the day-to-day operations of the group home
  • Teach and provide positive behavioral support to children with developmental disabilities and behavior disorders.
  • Assist and educate individuals with developmental disabilities in daily living skills.
  • Provided overnight respite care for consumers with developmental disabilities when needed.
  • Direct care and supervision for individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Lived and worked with people with developmental disabilities
  • Worked with patients with developmental disabilities.
  • Assisted with children's program for children with developmental disabilities in an after school program.
  • Provide direct care and meaningful lives for the individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Assisted individuals with developmental disabilities in consuming their medications.

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49. Medication Reminders

low Demand
Here's how Medication Reminders is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Encouraged and assisted client with personal hygiene and medication reminders.
  • Provided medication reminders and provided patient transportation to doctor appointments
  • Assisted with daily medication reminders.
  • Give medication reminders, ran errands and escort patients to their appointments.
  • Maintained patients' records of health for physicians, and gave medication reminders to patients'.
  • Provided medication reminders and took vital signs for patients Assisted with all activities of daily living Transported patients to doctor appointments

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50. Charge Nurse

low Demand
Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Home Health Assistant jobs:
  • Document changes in client condition to charge nurse.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Home Health Assistant

Personal Care14.9%
Laundry Services11.5%
Meal Prep8.5%
Vital Signs8.2%
Patient Care7.8%
Companionship7.6%
Medical Appointments5.4%
ADL4.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Home Health Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Personal Care
Personal Care
11.1%
11.1%
2
2
Laundry Services
Laundry Services
8.6%
8.6%
3
3
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
6.3%
6.3%
4
4
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
6.1%
6.1%
5
5
Patient Care
Patient Care
5.8%
5.8%
6
6
Companionship
Companionship
5.7%
5.7%
7
7
Medical Appointments
Medical Appointments
4%
4%
8
8
ADL
ADL
3.6%
3.6%
9
9
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
3.5%
3.5%
10
10
Health Care
Health Care
3%
3%
11
11
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Hospice
Hospice
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Independent Living
Independent Living
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Household Chores
Household Chores
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Oral Medications
Oral Medications
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Nutritious Meals
Nutritious Meals
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
CNA
CNA
1%
1%
26
26
RN
RN
1%
1%
27
27
RUN Errands
RUN Errands
1%
1%
28
28
Dementia
Dementia
1%
1%
29
29
Personal Services
Personal Services
1%
1%
30
30
Daily Needs
Daily Needs
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Daily Tasks
Daily Tasks
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Daily Care
Daily Care
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
HHA
HHA
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Household Supplies
Household Supplies
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
CPR
CPR
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Everyday Needs
Everyday Needs
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Special Needs
Special Needs
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Elderly Clients
Elderly Clients
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Motion Exercises
Motion Exercises
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Elderly Woman
Elderly Woman
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Infection Control
Infection Control
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Household Requirements
Household Requirements
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Developmental Disabilities
Developmental Disabilities
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Medication Reminders
Medication Reminders
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
0.6%
0.6%

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