Jamestown Regional Medical Center

CNA/HHA - Home Health & Hospice

Location
Jamestown, ND
Salary
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Posted
Jun 17, 2020
Ref
1824
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Part Time
Overview

Part-time, benefited position working 40 hours per two week pay period. Days of work are variable Monday - Friday with variable hours from 8 am - 4:30 pm. Holiday work is per rotation schedule.

Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to patients, and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team. A background check is required. Must be CNA/HHA certified.

Responsibilities

  • Provides personal cares which may include tub, shower or bed bath; oral hygiene; shampoo, comb and set hair; dressing and grooming; changing bed linen, shaving; skin care and nail care.
  • Performs routine treatment procedures such as: positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment; assisting in use of bedpan, urinal or commode; ambulating the patient, follows Physical Therapy exercise program, application of anti-embolism stockings, transfers bed/chair.
  • Performs household duties such as: meal preparation, purchase of groceries, medication and/or supplies in emergency situations as necessary.
  • Performs general care activities for patients in isolation.
  • Assists staff nurse in complicated treatment procedures.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake/output measurements.
  • Assists in maintaining a healthy, clean and safe environment for the patients and staff; responsible for safe handling of equipment assigned to patient care.
  • Reports (and when appropriate, records) any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and unusual incidents.
  • Participates in and contributes to Nursing Care Plans.
  • Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.
  • Attends inservice/education programs, as assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills, etc.
  • Practices careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linen, and follows established charge procedure for patient charge items.
  • Files patient information on charts as directed by Home Health Secretary or staff.
  • Complies new charts.
  • Performs charting of confidential medical reports and data on medical record.
  • Using established criteria checklists, audits discharged chart for completeness.
  • Monitors usage of DME.
  • Provides installation of LifeLine of Telehealth monitors when assigned. Cleans equipment when returned to office.


Qualifications

Work requires a high school level of knowledge in order to understand and follow written and oral instructions and to deal effectively with other people. Must successfully complete certification test at testing site, or have completed course work in a nursing or vocational program to satisfy requirements for placement on the ND Department of Health Nurse Assistant and Home Health Aide registry. Will also successfully pass skills test as administered by experienced professional Home Health staff members. Home Health Aide (HHA) certification preferred.

Previous work experience in past 3 years required. Preference for a minimum of six months experience as a nursing aide in acute care or long-term care health facility or for completion of Health Aide Program through Vocational Education or approved nursing aide training program.

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