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CommonSpirit Health Home Health Aide in Vincennes, Indiana

Overview

Good Samaritan Home Care has provided home care and wellness services for over 29 years. Their innovative services and specialty programs recognize the needs of each patient and promote the highest quality of life. Their goal is to ensure all services consistently exceed quality measures and the expectations of patients and referring physicians. Good Samaritan Home Care’s quality care is provided through a team of registered nurses, social workers, companions, dieticians, aides and physical, occupational and speech therapists.

Responsibilities

Your work should be more than just a job. With us, you can expect a rewarding career, family-friendly work schedules and an opportunity to make a difference, to have a voice and to advance your career.

The purpose of the Home Health Aide is to perform personal hygiene and grooming services, household care and provision of nutrition. This position will work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Speech Therapist.

  • Performs or assists patient with personal hygiene which may include/is not limited to: bathing, showering, oral hygiene, hair care, nail care, shaving and/or dressing/undressing.

  • Performs catheter care and empties urinary catheter, bed pans and colostomy bags. Collects and labels urine specimen.

  • Performs and documents vitals. Other permissible duties under special circumstances where permitted by state regulation may include household duties, an understanding of necessary communication skills for the proper care of patients.

  • Transfers patient using the correct equipment, assists with ambulation, and assists with active or performs passive range motion exercises.

  • Prepares meals considering dietary restrictions and client preferences.

  • Performs basic household chores which may include/is not limited to: washing dishes, changing bed linens and/or making beds, dust, sweep, mop, vacuum, laundry and/or dispose of trash.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Successful completion of a competency evaluation program.

  • One year home health aide, patient tech or other related experience and/or passes CHI Health at Home’s competency evaluation program (Medicare regulation)

  • Must obtain and maintain CPR or BLS certified.

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Requisition ID 2020-141614

Employment Type Full Time

Department Home Health and Hospice

Hours / Pay Period 80

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday Days with every third weekend

Facility / Process Level : Name Good Samaritan Home Care Vincennes

Location IN-Vincennes

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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