Home Health Aide (HHA)
Company: Catholic Eldercare
Posted on: October 8, 2020
Overview This is an exciting time to join Catholic Eldercare! As
a Home Health Aide, you have the ability to make a difference in
the lives of others. In this position, you are responsible for
providing personal care and designated health related services
designed to maintain the client's physical and emotional well-being
in our Assisted Living facility.--Join our dedicated team of caring
professionals. Responsibilities Assist the client with personal
cares which may include all or some of the following: shampooing of
hair, assist with showering/whirlpool, application of lotions,
fingernail and foot cares if instructed to do so, oral cares,
dressing, redirection of a confused client, and other cares as
assigned. Assist in the use of adaptive devices such as hearing
aides and glasses. Assist each client to reach and maintain the
highest level of performance and independence, allowing for choices
that promote safety and well-being and foster self-help. Assist
with treatments as delegated by the Registered Nurse per
individualized care plan after competency training and testing.
Observe client and monitor and report changes in physical and
emotional condition such as change in attitude, loss of appetite,
loss of endurance, increase in pain and weight, changes etc.
Assistance with self-administration of medication and/or medication
administration as delegated by RN. Prepare meals as directed
following special meal plans if instructed. Take and record
temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration as instructed.
Report changes and concerns to RN. Follows cleaning schedule per
shift worked. Lead client activities as scheduled and assigned.
Employees assigned to the Memory Care Units must know the location
of all Memory Care tenants at all times. Perform all duties in a
manner that is consistent with quality standards, infection
control,and safety measures, which includes using Standard
Precautions, at all times. Participate in in-service programs,
mandatory training, and attend meetings in the interest of
improving skills, acquiring knowledge, and meeting state and
federal regulations. Remain current on tuberculosis screening. Work
as a team member and adapt to changes in work assignments to meet
resident and/or staffing needs. Performs other related duties as
assigned. Qualifications Ability to read, write, and comprehend
simple instructions, correspondence and documentation. Must be able
to demonstrate proficiency, accuracy and competency in assistance
with medication administration on a consistent basis. On the State
of Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry. Must be punctual. Must be
able to remain calm in difficult or unusual circumstances. Must be
able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently.
Must be flexible and adaptable to changing situations. Must be
compassionate and work with tact and ethical awareness. Must
demonstrate good interpersonal skills. This position requires
availability--to work every other weekend and--holiday.
Keywords: Catholic Eldercare, Stillwater , Home Health Aide (HHA), Healthcare , Stillwater, Oklahoma
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