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Clinical Support
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2019-R0213814 Requisition #
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Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 64
Primary Location: MN > BRECKENRIDGE > BRECKENRIDGE HEALTH AT HOME

Home Health & Hospice...Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join CHI Home Health & Hospice.  Our skilled staff improve lives by providing care for our patients wherever they call home.    

You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

The Home Health Aide is a paraprofessional member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient’s needs.  The home health aide is responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. 

The home health aide will be assigned in a manner that promotes quality, continuity and safety of a patient’s care.


Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Providing personal care

  • Planning and preparing nutritious meals.

  • Assisting in feeding the patient, if necessary.

  • Assisting the patient with toileting activities

  • Assisting in ambulation and exercise according to the plan of care.

  • Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered

  • Assisting patient in the self-administration of medication.

  • Doing patient’s laundry, as appropriate.

  • Meeting safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and properly Reporting on patient’s condition and significant changes to the assigned nurse.

  • Adhering to the Organization's documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct.

  • Baths / Back rubs / Oral hygiene / Shampoos / Changing bed linen

  • Keeping patient’s living area clean and orderly, as appropriate

 

Job Limitations

The home health aide will not function in any manner viewed as the practice of nursing according to the State's Nurse Practice Act.  Specifically, the home health aide will not administer medications, take physician's orders or perform procedures requiring the training, knowledge and skill of a nurse, such as sterile techniques.

Education  

Meets the training requirements in accordance with State and Federal laws.

BFOQ:  At least 18 years of age. 

Experience

Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given.  Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.  Empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the impaired.

Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene.

License/Certification 

Home Health Aides working in ND, must be on the ND Department of Health registry.

Possess and maintains current BLS certification.

Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with organization requirements.


Populations Served

Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, geriatric

About Us


Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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