Home Health Aide
The Home Health Aide position is a highly rewarding position that helps clients remain in their homes by improving their quality of life and contributing to a safer environment. The Home Health Aide assists individuals with personal care and light housekeeping, as well as emotional support. The Aide administers personal care and assistance with activities of daily living for patients in the home setting under physician’s orders, assignments, and supervision provided by the Supportive Care Manager. The Home Health Aide reports to the Supportive Care Manager and second to the Nurse Manager.
Essential Qualifications: Current state registration as a Licensed Nurses Aide with 1 - 5 years of experience in an acute, intermediate or skilled nursing unit Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and certificate of auto insurance are required. The Home Health Aide must be highly self-motivated, non-judgmental, flexible, possess excellent communication skills, and be able to work independently. Preservation of confidentiality is mandatory.
North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency (NCHHHA), based in Littleton, NH, serves residents of Coos and Grafton Counties. Compassionate, patient-focused services include Home Care, Palliative Care, and Hospice Care. Home care offerings include, but may not be limited to, skilled observation and assessment, nursing care management, disease management, surgical aftercare, wound care, injections and IV therapy, maternal and baby health, pediatric care, rehabilitative services, and therapeutic assessment and rehabilitation planning specific to the home. Palliative care services include in-home consultation with a provider and/or Medical Social Worker, advanced care planning, symptom management recommendations, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. Hospice care includes a certified hospice nursing assessment, 24/7 clinical support, in-home provider visits for pain and symptom management, medical supplies, equipment and hospice medications, volunteer support and companionship, social and spiritual support, and bereavement and grief support. A proud partner of North Country Healthcare (NCH), NCHHHA is a Medicare-certified, non-profit organization and a member agency of the Home Care Association of NH.
About North Country Healthcare (NCH):
Member organizations include Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, and North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency in Littleton. NCH is proud to be the largest employer in the North Country.