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Home Care Aide Needed

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Requisition #:

Leavenworth, WA 98826

Home Health Aide

$17.00 - $21.00 per hour

Position Details

Aveanna is growing and we are seeking an experienced Home Care Aide or NAC for a specific case working 33 hours per week, M- F starting in the morning anytime between 8am to 10am. 

This is located in the Leavenworth area.

Pay Range: $17-21/HR DOE

Must have a valid WA license in good standing in order to run errands and/or transport patient when needed.

Responsible for providing non-medical personal care, supervision, assistance and companionship; in addition to maintaining a safe and clean environment for clients who require supervision for reason of advanced age, physical disabilities, mental deficiencies, or other health-related conditions.


1. Assistance with clients’ Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
a. Ambulation, Transfers & Gait Assistance- Provides hands-on and/or stand-by assistance to ensure that client transfers and ambulates safely (includes assistance with the proper use of ambulation aids, such as walkers, wheelchairs, gait belts, Hoyer lifts, etc.).
b. Bathing, Grooming, & Hygiene- Provides client hands-on and/or stand-by assistance with bathing, showering and other grooming activities (may include bed baths/sponge baths when client is unable to use the shower/bathtub).
c. Meal Preparation/Nutritional Support- Follows nutritional and meal planning guidelines to assist with preparation and serving of breakfast, lunch, dinner and/or snacks to ensure proper nutritional intake (including dietary supplements).
d. Dressing- Provides hands-on and/or stand-by assistance with changes of client’s clothing as needed.
e. Toileting- May include assisting on/off toilet or commode; assisting with use of urinal or bedpan; emptying catheter or colostomy bag; changing diapers/briefs; and ensuring cleanliness of client as needed.

2. Oral medication reminders (caregivers are not permitted to administer medication)

3. Light housekeeping duties in order to maintain a safe and clean environment
a. Launders client’s clothing, bed sheets, linens and towels as requested (includes washing, drying, folding and putting clean items away).
b. Maintains cleanliness of client’s bathroom by cleaning and disinfecting the toilet, shower, bathtub, sink, counters and floor.
c. Maintains cleanliness of kitchen by properly disposing of expired food, washing dishes, and cleaning the sink, counters, stove top, floor, and other surfaces (NOT responsible for oven cleaning).
d. Maintains tidiness of client’s bedroom and living areas by tidying up, changing bed sheets, vacuuming/sweeping/mopping floors, dusting surfaces, and emptying trash receptacles.

4. Transportation/escort to appointments
a. Drives client (and spouse if requested) to scheduled appointments in the local community (use of caregiver’s car is preferable).
b. Escorts client into appointment location and assists with ambulation/transfers as needed.
c. Remains in the waiting room or within a reasonable distance if client prefers privacy.

5. Supervision and companionship
a. Engages client in appropriate conversations (caregiver is to avoid personal disclosures about self, and discussions about client’s family).
b. Takes client on walks near the client’s home.
c. Entertains client by reading newspapers or books, playing memory games, completing puzzles, etc.

6. Assistance with Range of Motion exercises as requested (Initial demonstration by a family member, physical therapist, or other licensed healthcare professional is recommended)

7. Compliance with all state laws and agency policies related to the timely mandated reporting of suspected child, dependent adult and elder abuse and domestic violence

8. Compliance with agency policies related to all areas of privacy and confidentiality, including HIPAA laws

9. Observance of safety guidelines as outlined in the Employee Safety Manual

10. Timely reporting of any unusual occurrence in client’s home or change in client’s condition to supervisor (agency must be called immediately upon such knowledge)

11. Prompt arrival to and completion of all shifts as assigned (should a client request a schedule change, supervisor must be notified as soon as possible and prior to implementation of the change)

Other Skills/Abilities
Ability to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.
Quick-thinking and astute decision-making skills
Attention to detail
Ability to effectively manage time and meet deadlines
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations
Strong commitment to excellence

Physical Requirements
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of 25 pounds
Prolonged sitting, walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must have strong sense of smell and touch

Performs duties in an office environment during agency operating hours
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.


Why work for Aveanna?

  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Weekly pay via multiple payment options