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Home Health Aide

System Clinical Services
Date Posted
10 February, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
301932
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Home Health Aide

Job Description

Overview

The Home Health Aide provides personal care and related services for clients in the home. Job duties include simple treatments, providing personal care and ensuring that the clients' surroundings are clean and orderly. The incumbent has frequent contact with clients, family members, Home Health and Hospice staff, and nursing facility staff. Provides the health care team appropriate information regarding changes in client's condition, and family concerns. This position is is part of a  interdisciplinary team of RN’s, LPNs, Home Health Aides, and OT’s all working together to help patients. Full Time Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm


 Requires certification as a Nurses Aide or Home Health Aide and good standing on either the Indiana State CNA Regisrty or Indiana State Home Health Aide Registry.
• Requires certification education completed within prior 24 months or documented employment as Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide within the prior 24 months.
• Experience preferred.
• Requires CPR certification.
•Requires knowledge of procedures for performing assigned tasks.
• Requires knowledge of how to operate equipment and use supplies.
• Requires ability to observe client and report changes to RN.
• Requires knowledge of principles of good personal hygiene and aseptic techniques.
• Requires ability to work independently in clients' homes.
• Requires map reading ability and access to reliable transportation in all weather and conditions.
• Requires the ability to maintain accurate charts and records.
• Requires ability to organize tasks.
• Requires good communication and public relations skills.
• Requires ability to remain alert and concentrate even when frequently interrupted.
• Requires ability to remain calm in emergency situations.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Home Health Aide Role

Overview

The Home Health Aide provides personal care and related services for clients in the home. Job duties include simple treatments, providing personal care and ensuring that the clients' surroundings are clean and orderly. The incumbent has frequent contact with clients, family members, Home Health and Hospice staff, and nursing facility staff. Provides the health care team appropriate information regarding changes in client's condition, and family concerns. This position is is part of a  interdisciplinary team of RN’s, LPNs, Home Health Aides, and OT’s all working together to help patients. Full Time Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm


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     Requires certification as a Nurses Aide or Home Health Aide and good standing on either the Indiana State CNA Regisrty or Indiana State Home Health Aide Registry.
  •  Requires certification education completed within prior 24 months or documented employment as Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide within the prior 24 months.
  •  Experience preferred.
  •  Requires CPR certification.
  • Requires knowledge of procedures for performing assigned tasks.
  •  Requires knowledge of how to operate equipment and use supplies.
  •  Requires ability to observe client and report changes to RN.
  •  Requires knowledge of principles of good personal hygiene and aseptic techniques.
  •  Requires ability to work independently in clients' homes.
  •  Requires map reading ability and access to reliable transportation in all weather and conditions.
  •  Requires the ability to maintain accurate charts and records.
  •  Requires ability to organize tasks.
  •  Requires good communication and public relations skills.
  •  Requires ability to remain alert and concentrate even when frequently interrupted.
  •  Requires ability to remain calm in emergency situations.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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