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Home Health Aide - Tawas - Part Time 8/27/2016

Reverence Home Health and Hospice Tawas City, MI

Company
Reverence Home Health and Hospice
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
90613-en_US
AJE Ref #
575992304
Location
Tawas City, MI
Job Type
Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Reverence Home Health and Hospice, an Ascension Health at Home Company,



has an immediate opening for a



Home Health Aide in the Tawas Area











POSITION SUMMARY:



Primary function is to provide personal health care and related services to the client in their place of residence; to assist in providing a safe and clean environment, work cooperatively with patient/family and share observations and problems with the supervisor. Works under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse







Essential Duties and Responsibilities:



* Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the Aide Plan of Care with appropriate documentation an utilizing infection control measures that protect bot the staff and the patient (OSHA)

* Provides direct patient care to patient under the direction of the RN/licensed Therapist and according to the Aide Plan of Care to include personal hygiene and according to agency policy to include assistance with medications usually self-administered, as allowed by state and Agency regulations

* Provides necessary skill to appropriately report changes and documents pertinent information and care rendered to patient to ensure continuity of care. Provides skills necessary to assist the patient with proper nutrition and adequate fluid intake

* Provides effective, positive, supportive, and respectful communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services

* Provides necessary skills to assist the patient with safe transfers, exercise, and ambulation per agency policy

* Attends in-services, as required by regulation







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Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Perform other duties as assigned.







Minimum Qualifications:







Education/Licensing/Certification:



* High school graduate

* Current Driver's License

* Current CPR, negative TB screen Hepatitis consent/declination











Experience:



* If not a Certified Nursing Assistant and not working in Oklahoma, at least one (1) year as a Home health Aide or Nursing Assistant in a hospital, nursing home, or home health agency







Knowledge and Skills:

* Ability to complete Aide Competency Evaluation Skills Checklist and Written Skills Test

* Demonstrates interest in the welfare of the ill and elderly