Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA)

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/1/2024 3:27 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Elderwood Assisted Living at Hamburg
Position Type
Per Diem
Pay: $16.00 - $21.00 / hour


Pay: $16.00 - $21.00 / hour


At Elderwood, our Mission is People Caring for People. Our values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect & Excellence are at the core of everything we do. We strive to not only be the partner of choice for our residents, their families and community players – but also for our valued employees.

Elderwood is currently seeking supportive and nurturing Resident Care Aide/Home Health Aide (HHA) to join our clinical team. 


Resident Care Aide/Home Health Aide (HHA) Position Overview:

  • RCA/HHA team members will assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing personal care support. This position is responsible for meeting the physical and emotional needs of residents under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse ensuring that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.

At Elderwood, our assisted living and adult home communities promote independence while providing just the right amount of assistance with daily needs. We take care of chores like cooking, cleaning and laundry, as well as medication management and personal care. You can depend on a caring staff dedicated to ensuring your comfort and safety. We’re always mindful of personal needs, while seamlessly coordinating important health services.


Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA):


  • Ability to assist residents with Daily Living Activities as needed that may include meal assistance, grooming, medication management, showering, dressing/undressing, toileting, skin care.
  • Ability to use hands, arms and fingers in repeated motions that include ability to feel or operate objects, tools, or controls including grasping and turning motions.
  • Ability to move and walk quickly and steadily in an emergency situation.
  • Ability to assist with wheelchair transport of resident(s).
  • Ability to apply/utilize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Responsible for responding immediately to residents’ requests.
  • Assists residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s), according to their plan of care, individual needs and care preferences.
  • Notifies Supervisor of changes in residents conditions or needs
  • Maintains facility standards for resident care
  • Assists with service in the dining room for all meals as needed. Maintain facility standards for service and customer focus techniques.
  • Informs nurse responsible for the care of resident and document duties performed as necessary before leaving for break or end of shift.
  • Observes and practices confidentiality of resident information and privacy when performing job duties.
  • Performs assigned duties according to the service excellence standards and goals established for this position and for all staff members of this facility.
  • Attends facility meetings, staff meetings and required or preferred in-services.
  • Generates and develops ideas which improve the quality of care for residents or increase position productivity and satisfaction.
  • Performs all position duties according to safety rules and practices required for this position and as required to ensure the general safety of staff, residents and visitors.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of all policies and procedures and ability to reference them.
  •  Exhibits the highest level of customer service towards residents, staff and visitors.
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary.


Resident Care Aide - Home Health Aide (HHA) Educational Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Eighteen (18) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Certification by an approved basic training program in home health aide services approved by the Department of Health and possess written evidence of such certification.
  • Must maintain current annual skills testing approval.
  • Ability to assist residents with all aspects of Daily Living Activities including bathing, toileting, and transferring.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds; Occasional 2 person lift up to 120 pounds
  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


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