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Personal Care Service Provider

Healthy at Home

About Healthy at Home
As the Greater Nashua region’s only independent non-profit home care agency, more than any other similar entity, Healthy at Home provides home care services to the most vulnerable in our community, particularly to those whose insurance runs far short of covering all costs.
Since 1997, the agency has helped thousands of individuals stay in their homes and avoid the expense and risks of assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospitals or other institutions—benefiting clients, families, insurers, and the entire community. No client is asked to pay above what insurance provides, and Harbor Care, a nonprofit agency, annually provides $300,000 in subsidies. Moreover, through local affiliations and partnerships, we ensure clients receive all the supports they need to succeed.
Healthy At Home, Inc was recognized and certified in Jul 2nd, 1997 by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of the modern home-health care agencies which are scientifically measured and assessed to have high-quality home-health care services for promoting health and improving the quality of life. Healthy At Home, Inc is located at 77 Northeastern Blvd Nashua, NH 3062 and can be contacted via phone number (603) 595-4243. Home Health Services being offered by Healthy At Home, Inc includes nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, home health aide.

Healthy at Home is an entity of Harbor Care (formerly known as Harbor Homes and the Partnership for Successful Living affiliates). Harbor Care is an innovative health and human services non-profit organization that provides housing, healthcare, home health, behavioral health, addiction treatment, and more in collaboration with many community partners. Harbor Care is the new shared name of Harbor Homes, Keystone Hall, Healthy at Home, the Harbor Care Health and Wellness Center, and the Southern NH HIV/AIDS Task Force. We offer many programs specifically focused on our Military Veteran and homeless populations. Harbor Care integrates stable housing with vital supports such as: primary, dental, and mental health care, substance misuse treatment, employment services, and other wraparound supports proven to end homelessness, help change and save lives 


Assist client with non-medical daily living activities at the client’s home. Duties performed at a place of residence may include but not limited to keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals and providing personal care. He/she functions under the direction, instruction and supervision of the RN assigned to the case, Director of Client Services.

This position offers flexible, consistent hours -- perfect for those who want to design their own schedule. Health insurance is available after 90 days to those who maintain 30 hours/week. Same-day interviews and selections are available for those who need a quick response. 

Requirements:

Educational and Professional:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Successful completion of PCSP training program, which meets with State and agency regulations
  • Show evidence of fulfilling the State health requirements
  • Current CPR certification
  • Valid drivers’ license and auto insurance
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Successfully complete 12 in-services by December 1 of current year
  • 6 Hours initial of Dementia Training and 4 hours yearly continued

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Be aware of and adhere to all HIPAA rules and regulations.
  • Good oral, written and reading communication skills.
  • Have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
  • Read and write documentation.
  • Resourcefulness, flexibility and integrity.
  • Ability to work independently.
  •  Ability to function in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to make meaningful observations and write brief and accurate reports when necessary
Responsibilities:
  • Assist the client with personal hygiene (bathing, shampoo, shaving and oral hygiene)
  • Plans and prepares nutritious meals or modified diets as prescribed by a physician.
  • Assists with activities of daily living which include dressing, ambulation, toileting, and safe transfer techniques as directed by the RN or PT.
  • Prompts client to take self-administered medications as per the care plan.
  • Works with other community agencies involved with the client as directed by the RN or PT.
  • Assists with treatments/therapies as ordered by physician and approved and supervised by RN or PT.
  • Carries out assignments as instructed by PCSP care plan and notifies RN or PT when unable to do so. If RN or PT is unavailable, notify the Director of Client Services.
  • Reports changes in clients’ condition or home situation immediately to the office.
  • Use of IPAD for electronic record of visit, including activity, time and mileage
  • Performs routine housekeeping duties as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the client as directed by the RN or PT.
  • Accompany the client to necessary appointments, only when authorized by the office.
  • Respect the cultural and religious practices of the client and their families.
  • Maintain a neat, clean and orderly appearance *(Dress Code Policy)
  • Appropriate footwear for all seasons *(Dress Code Policy)
  • Understands and maintains universal precautions.
  • Performs other duties as required by Director Client Services, Administrator, or designee.
  • Conduct oneself in a manner that promotes safety

Tools/Equipment:

  • Hoyer Lift
  • Glucose monitors or meters - Glucometers
  • Gait Belt
  • Sharps disposal
  • Walker
  • Wheelchair
  • Cane
  • Tub seat
  • Transfer/slide board

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 50#.
  • Patient transfers with no assistance for direct patient care.
  • Standing, walking, stair climbing, stooping, kneeling and crouching while administering patient care in the home.
  • Reaching and handling
  • Adequate eyesight for reading, writing, driving and performing tasks

Aptitudes:

  • Have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
  • Read and write documentation in patient record.
  • Work with the hands and fingers to manipulate large and small objects.
How to Apply:

To apply, please email Jalene Prosser at j.prosser@harborcarenh.org.

Salary Range:

$11:00 - $12.50 / hour

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: September 15, 2021

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