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The Methodist Hospitals HOME HEALTH TECHNICIAN in Merrillville, Indiana

Provides personal care to patients in the home setting under the supervision of licensed personnel. Assists patient with activities of daily living such as bathing, skin care and ambulation.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(*Essential Functions)

  • Assists with ambulation, transfers, and repositioning in a safe manner.

  • Observes basic infection control procedures.

  • Obtains vital signs as indicated on tech care plan and reports abnormal results to primary clinician or Case Manager.

  • Provides personal care such as bathing, shampooing, mouth care, skin care, linen change, and foley care.

  • Reports and documents any changes in patient condition to the appropriate clinician or Case Manager.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS(Minimum Requirements)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Certified Nursing Assistant or Registered Home Health Aide required.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage time, work independently, establish priorities and to communicate with a team.

  • Ability to provide professional, courteous, personable, and a positive attitude.

EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Required

  • 1 Preferred

  • Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Home Health Certification

  • Certified Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation

STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

Meets the Standards of Behavior as outlined in Personnel Policy and Procedure #1, Employee Relations Code.

CONFIDENTIALITY/HIPAA/CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

Demonstrates knowledge of procedures for protecting and maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family, organizational and other medical information. Understands and supports the commitment of Methodist Hospitals in adhering to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing ethical business practices for healthcare providers.

DISCLAIMER - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

ID: 2020-6601

Street: 303 E 89th Ave

FTE: 0.6

Responsibilities: PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(*Essential Functions)

  • Assists with ambulation, transfers, and repositioning in a safe manner.

  • Observes basic infection control procedures.

  • Obtains vital signs as indicated on tech care plan and reports abnormal results to primary clinician or Case Manager.

  • Provides personal care such as bathing, shampooing, mouth care, skin care, linen change, and foley care.

  • Reports and documents any changes in patient condition to the appropriate clinician or Case Manager.

Qualifications: JOB SPECIFICATIONS(Minimum Requirements)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Certified Nursing Assistant or Registered Home Health Aide required.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage time, work independently, establish priorities and to communicate with a team.

  • Ability to provide professional, courteous, personable, and a positive attitude.

EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Required

  • 1 Preferred

  • Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Home Health Certification

  • Certified Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation

STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

Meets the Standards of Behavior as outlined in Personnel Policy and Procedure #1, Employee Relations Code.

CONFIDENTIALITY/HIPAA/CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

Demonstrates knowledge of procedures for protecting and maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family, organizational and other medical information. Understands and supports the commitment of Methodist Hospitals in adhering to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing ethical business practices for healthcare providers.

DISCLAIMER - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

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