Job Application - PRK Williams Inc

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Home Health Aide - Daytime

**$500.00 Sign-On Bonus**

At To The Rescue, our purpose is to improve the quality of lives through personalized and skilled services, specifically designed for each individual or organization.


A paraprofessional who is specifically trained, competent and performs assigned functions of personal care to the patient in their residence under the direction, instruction and supervision of the registered nurse (RN).



  • Provides services that are ordered in the plan of care and that the aide is permitted to perform under State law
  • Performs hands-on personal care
  • Performs simple procedures as an extension of the therapy or nursing services as assigned
  • Assistance in ambulation or exercises as assigned
  • Assists with handing medications to patient that are ordinarily self-administered as assigned
  • Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures
  • Completes appropriate visit records in a timely manner as per Agency policy
  • Reports changes in the patient's condition and needs to the appropriate personnel
  • Performs household services essential to health care in the home as assigned
  • Attends in-service and continuing education programs as scheduled and necessary
  • Attends staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled
  • Follows Agency policy for cleaning equipment between patient uses
  • Carries out, reports and documents care given in an effective, timely manner as observed by the RN and through periodic record reviews
  • Completes all work assigned by the RN
  • Does not accept assignments for a patient with special needs for which he/she has not received appropriate training
  • Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information
  • Reports any variance, accident or unusual occurrence to the appropriate personnel
  • Participates in Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities as requested
  • Maintains acceptable attendance status, per Agency policy
  • Reports incomplete work assignments to RN or designee
  • Appearance is always within Agency standard; is clean and well groomed
  • Demonstrates effective time management skills through daily documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments
  • Attends position related in-services. Attends all mandatory in-service programs as scheduled; minimally 12 hours/year
  • Maintains clean and neat work environment
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and decision making
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Successfully passes the Agency Aide written test and basic skills test
  • Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly
  • Ability to carry out directions, read and write
  • Ability to effectively communicate to demonstrate competency in the provision of care and services safely and effectively and treat patients with dignity and respect to person and property
  • Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job
  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED


The employee must provide and maintain a valid driver's license the entire duration of their employment, and must be eligible for the agency’s vehicle insurance.


Work Hours:

Day visits will be scheduled between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. (No On Call)  

Evening visits will be scheduled 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Monday-Friday.  

Weekend hours during the day also available. 

**Day, evening and daytime weekend shifts are available**

Work Environment:

Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels to/from patient homes.

Physical Demand:  

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position without compromising patient care. 



Frequent travel within a 25-mile radius is expected for this position. Occasionally travel beyond 25-mile radius may be required. The employee will use their personal vehicle for transportation to visits. The employee shall possess a valid driver's license and must be eligible for the agency's vehicle insurance and provide proof of private coverage. 

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA



To The Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.