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Certified Nursing Assistant

Ecumen of Litchfield
Job Description

Ecumen Home Care & Hospice-Litchfield seeks a Home Health Aide to join its team. Ecumen Home Care & Hospice-Litchfield provides in-home and community-based services in the Minnesota Litchfield area. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

 

 

Responsibilities

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:

 

  1. Provides personal care to clients per client’s individualized care plan. Promotes independence with Clients, offering choices and fostering self-help skills.
     
  2. Observes, documents and reports changes in physical, cognitive, and emotional condition of clients.
     
  3. 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
     
  4. 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.
     
  5. Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire and other emergency situations.
 

Qualifications

Home Health Assistant

Minimum Required Qualifications:

 

  • 18 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

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma, GED, or higher
  • Previous experience working with seniors
 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  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 veteran status.

 

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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