This is a part-time position. The incumbent will not work more than 29 hours per week.
The selected candidate must perform the following duties:
Under direct supervision, learns to provide basic patient care and works with patients/clients to develop daily living skills.
May take vital signs.
Answers clients' call signals.
Assists in administration of medications and treatments, takes vital signs, and/or draws blood or collects other bodily fluids, as directed by a physician or nurse.
Bathes, grooms, shaves and dresses clients.
Conducts activities for recreation and socialization.
Ensures safety and security of clients.
Feeds clients who are unable to feed themselves.
Observes and documents patient data, behavior and activity.
Prepares clients for treatment or examination. Provides client care by supplying and emptying bedpans, applying dressings and supervising exercise routines.
Provides clients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.
Provides subprofessional occupational and/or physical therapy services to physically and/or developmentally disabled patients.
Transports and/or accompanies clients to treatment units, using a wheelchair or stretcher.
Turns and re-positions bedridden clients, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores.
Receives additional training, as required, to gain full proficiency and experience in all areas
This is hourly paid work performing health care assistance services. Positions in this job are established for less than 9 months or are scheduled for less than 30 hours per week and are not eligible for benefits if the position status is temporary (i.e., SCOA 513). Positions in this job are established for greater than 9 months and scheduled for greater than 30 hours per week if the position status is permanent labor (i.e., SCOA 512). Normally permanent labor positions are eligible for Health Insurance benefits.
State Of Georgia