• Hospice Home Health Aide

    Job ID
    2018-8287
    Category
    Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide (CNA / STNA)
  • Overview

    The Hospice Aide provides personal health care, and related services and additional tasks as assigned to the client in the home or facility; assists in providing a safe and hygienic environment, work cooperatively with patient, facility, family and share observations and problems with the supervisor or RN who will report to IDG team as necessary. Works under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse and in accordance with the IDG care plan. May be required to work

    an on-call weekend rotation to meet the needs of patients 24/7.

     

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION: Not applicable

    LICENSURE: Michigan: Must maintain certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) in the State of Michigan; Ohio: Must maintain registry as a State Trained Nursing Assistant (STNA) in the State of Ohio Registry; Indiana: Must maintain certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Indiana. Must complete Home Health Aide certification requirements within 12 months of hire. Massachusetts: Must maintain certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) in the state of Massachusetts. Illinois: Must maintain certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) in the state of Illinois. Missouri: Must maintain certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) in the State of Missouri; Kansas: Must maintain certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Kansas. Must complete Home Health Aide certification requirements within 90 days of hire.

    EXPERIENCE: At least 1 year experience in the last 24 months as a Hospice Aide, a Home Health Aide or a Nursing Assistant in a hospital, long term care facility or home health agency.

    SKILLS: Must be able to read and write in English and follow written and verbal instructions in English effectively. Demonstrates interest in the welfare of the ill and desires to provide care in the home or facility. Ability to pass competency evaluation prior to performing care. Must be self motivated.

    TRANSPORTATION: Reliable transportation

    HEALTH STATUS: Meets all applicable agency policies and procedures related to health

    screening and required testing.

     

    Physical Demands

    1. Complete required work on a daily basis.

    2. Cope with work involving ill, disabled, and dying patients.

    3. Sit, stand, bend, lift, and move intermittently. Must be able to lift at least 25lbs and bear the weight of an average adult effectively so as to be able to perform the above listed functions.

    4. Move equipment and supplies necessary for job functions.

    5. Read in a 12 point or larger type, speak and write English in order to fulfill job functions in an understandable way.

     

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