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Job Description

Are you a Supportive Home Care Aide (SHCA) with a desire to make a meaningful difference in the lives of your clients and their families? Associated Home Care has numerous open positions and a variety of shifts available that you could start working as soon as this week!

Supportive Home Care Aide / SHCA Benefits (Part-Time):

  • 401K
  • Health
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Dependent
  • Critical Illness
  • Sick Time
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Stock Purchase Plan

A Day in the Life of an AHC Supportive Home Care Aide / SHCA:

  • Performs and assists clients with activities of daily living including: bathing, dressing, grooming, skin care, mouth care, foot care, and toileting.
  • Performs non-skilled nursing tasks including: exercises that may include range of motion exercises, ambulation, regular skin care, care to pressure point areas, simple dressing changes, safe client transfers including transfers with mechanical devices or partners, using and maintaining special equipment and supplies appropriately, oral hygiene and hair care.
  • Monitors and records vital signs including temperature, pulse, and respirations and monitors liquid intakes and outputs.
  • Provides medication reminders.
  • Plans, prepares, and serves meals according to dietary instructions.
  • Accompanies client on errands or runs errands for the client, including shopping for food and household supplies.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment for client by performing household services.
  • Engages in stimulating conversation and activities.
  • Communicates and reports any changes or concerns regarding clients in a timely manner.
  • Cooperates with all other caregivers to deliver excellent care to clients and participates in multi-disciplinary care delivery.

Supportive Home Care Aide / SHCA Requirements include successful completion of the 75-hour Home Health Aide training or its equivalent or a current CNA license with successful completion of the Home Health Aide crossover training, successful completion of 12 additional hours of training related either to Alzheimer s disease or to mental illness and behavioral health. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

If you are a caring, compassionate, and dedicated SHCA, apply now to join our in-home care team!

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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