Position:  Home Health Aide
Location:  Austintown, OH
Job Id:  757
# of Openings:  1

Overview
The Home Health Aide (HHA) provides various levels of assistance to our clients in the comfort of their own home. Our openings are wide spread varying between mornings, afternoons and evenings. Some shifts are 4-5 hours in length with the same patient. 
 
This position pays $9.08 (non-state tested aide) and $10.63 (Ohio state tested aide) an hour plus mileage reimbursement. We offer flexible schedules with a variety of clients. In 90 days you can become a certified with At Home with Shepherd as a certified Home Health Aide an earn up to $11.13 an hour.
 
Shepherd of the Valley is a Christian not-for-profit corporation governed by the basic Christian values of compassion, respect, dignity, spirituality, integrity and quality. Working for Shepherd of the Valley is not just a job, it's a calling.
  • Shepherd of the Valley provides 5-star treatment at our facilities. 
  • We are a healthcare community offering short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing, long-term care, assisted living, independent living and home health services.
 
Responsibilities
  • Establishes a strong rapport with clients.
  • Follows the client's care plan and provides excellent care.
  • Accurately documents services performed and of apparent condition of client.
  • Assists with activities.
  • Provides personal care.
  • Helps with medication reminders.
  • Assists clients into and out of bed, automobile, or wheelchair, to lavatory, and up and down stairs.
  • Performs variety of miscellaneous duties as requested such as obtaining household supplies and running errands.
  • Light housekeeping.
  • Meal preparation.
Requirements
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1-3 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must exhibit competency to perform duties as a Home Health Aide according to agency policy evidenced by verbal, written, and demonstration skills.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record and proof of auto insurance.
 
Why work at Shepherd of the Valley?
 
Shepherd of the Valley (SOV) offers a wide range of benefits as part of you total compensation package. Choose from top medical and dental insurance programs; plan for your future with tax-deferred investing with SOV retirement options; enjoy generous paid holidays and time off; and protect yourself and your family with life and long-term disability insurance. Here are some highlights of our compensation plan.
  • Annual Performance Reviews
  • Insurance - Medical, dental, eye and prescription drug coverage are available to eligible employees. SOV offers a fully paid $10,000 life insurance benefit.
  • Flexible Spending Plan - SOV offers a flexible spending account that allows you to pay certain medical expenses as well as child care on a pre-tax basis.
  • Paid Time Off - SOV employees begin accumulating paid time off (PTO) hours immediately.
  • Paid Holidays - SOV recognizes 7 paid holidays; those who work a holiday are paid double time. In the third year of service all employees are paid for their birthday.
  • Retirement - Employeess are eligible to participate in SOV's 403(b) tax deferred annuity from their first day.
  • Education Support - SOV's Professional Development Scholarship awards $1,000 each year to employees pursuing further education in their field.
  • Additional Perks and Bonuses - SOV employees are eligible for discounts at local businesses. Employees of the month are recognized with a bonus. Recruitment bonuses for staff and residents are awarded. A quarterly wellness bonus is awarded for participating in a health and wellness check. After 3 years, employees receive an ongoing longevity bonus.
 

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