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Office Coordinator Full Time

Job Summary

 

 

Provides personal care services under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Therapist. The Home Health Aide (HHa) is assigned to specific patients by the Registered Nurse or other appropriate professional (Physical Therapist, Speech-Language Pathologist, or Occupational Therapist) and performs services for patients as necessary to maintain their personal comfort.

 

Qualifications

 

Successful completion of one of the following:

  • A training and competency evaluation program

  • A competency evaluation program

  • A nurse aide training and competency evaluation approved by the state nurse aide registry

  • The requirements of a state licensure program

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

  • High school graduate

  • Minimum of six (6) months work experience in a supervised setting, preferably health care facility.

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and follow a written Plan of Care.

  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal skills (including but not limited to a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick, ability to read, write and carry out directions, and maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job).

  • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements and in good repair.  Good driving record.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Observation, reporting and documentation of patient status and the care of service furnished.

  • Possess good communication skills, including the ability to read, write and verbally report information to patients. Representatives, and caregivers, as well as other Agency staff.

  • Promotes personal safety and a safe, clean, healthy environment for patients by observing infection control practices, following Agency guidelines, and reporting unsafe situations to the Director of Nursing/Case Manager.

  • Reports any observed or reported changes in the patient's condition/body function/skin changes and/or needs to the Registered Nurse or Therapist.  Follows reporting guidelines in the Care Plan.

  • Maintains a clean, safe and health environment.

  • Recognizing emergencies and knowledge of instituting emergency procedures and their application.

  • Recognizing the physical, emotional, and developmental needs of and ways to work with the populations served by the Agency, including the need for respect for the patient, his or her privacy and his or her property.

 

Performs duties including but not limited to:

  • Bed bath

  • Assist patient with sponge, tub, and shower bath

  • Hair shampooing in (sink, tub, or bed)

  • Nail and skin care

  • Removal of facial hair (shaving/grooming)

  • Oral hygiene

  • Toileting and elimination

  • Safe transfer techniques and ambulation

  • Normal range of motion and positioning

  • Adequate nutrition and fluid intake

  • Recognizing and reporting changes in skin condition

  • Administering medications ordinarily self-administered, if applicable

  • Any other tasks the Agency may choose to have the HHa perform as permitted under state law

  • Performs household services essential to health care at home, including but not limited to:

  • Meal preparation/feeding

  • Laundry

  • Light housekeeping

  • Documents care provided and completes the forms required for the patient's records.  Completes the appropriate records to document care given and pertinent observations.  Submits documentation per Agency requirements—at least weekly.

  • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment.  Does not use equipment until orientation about its operation has been provided.  Notifies Director of Nursing of educational needs.

  • Communicates effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary team through verbal reports, participation in staff meetings, and team conferences, as requested.

  • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.

 

Job types:

  • Full Time, Part Time, PRN

Required experience:

  •  1 year preferred 

Required education:

  • high school diploma, nurse aide training preferred 

Required license or certification:

  • Current CNA and HHA Indiana licenses

Posted 03.07.2019

Contact Michiana Home Care now at 269.687.2900  

or fax/email your resume along with a completed job application to 

269.687.2903 or jobs@michianahomecare.com

MORE INFORMATION

Employment is subject to many conditions, including but not limited to the following:

  • an applicant fully completing all required application paperwork

  • successfully passing any job-specific competency tests, skill assessments, and training

  • a thorough, clear criminal background check, random drug/alcohol testing, and reference checks (both personal and professional)

  • verification of past employment history and performance, educational achievement and/or certification or licensure, and proof of identity and eligibility to work