Home Health Assistant - CNA
Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore is hiring a Home Health Assistant. Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore provides in-home and community based services in the Minnesota Duluth area and is located in Duluth, Minnesota. We're hiring caring, compassionate people like you to provide personal care and health-related services to help make the lives of our clients more fulfilling and enjoyable. As a Home Health Assistant at Ecumen, you'll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people's expectations every day.
Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.
Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.
Home Health Assistant - CNA
The Home Health Assistant is responsible for providing personal care and other designated health-related services designed to maintain the client's physical and emotional well-being, in compliance with the Home Care/Hospice policies, procedures and standards for the Home Health Assistant.
Essential job responsibilities include:
Provides personal care to clients per client's individualized care plan. Promotes independence with Clients, offering choices and fostering self-help skills. Observes, documents and reports changes in physical, cognitive, and emotional condition of clients. Communicates with client and/or family members while in client's home as appropriate. Participates in care conferences with other health team members as needed Prepares meals as directed and requested, following special meal plans if instructed. May provide light housekeeping and laundry services as directed by the care plan. Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire and other emergency situations.
Home Health Assistant
Minimum Required Qualifications:
* 17 years of age or older
* Licensure/Certification Required: Certified Nursing Assistant and satisfactory test out of the HHA component
* Current valid driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
* Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
* Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, MSDS
* High school diploma, GED, or higher
* Previous experience working with seniors
Equal Opportunity Employer
Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents, patients and staff is one of our highest priorities at Ecumen. To ensure we are complying with CMS guidelines, this position requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit for an exemption request prior to starting employment.
We participate in E-Verify.
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