Ridgeview Medical Center
This position is responsible for providing personal care and homemaking services to home care and hospice patients under the supervision of an RN.
Documents the various aspects of care on appropriate forms.
Communicates pertinent patient information and changes in schedule to RN/supervisor.
Provides and assists personal cares, range of motion, exercises, and other simple procedures according to the plan of care.
Performs incidental housekeeping according to plan of care.
Provides companionship/respite (Home Support and Hospice only).
Provides assistance with medication (Home Support only).
Performs home management tasks according to plan of care (Home Support only).
Drives patients as requested and according to plan of care (Home Support only).
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Work Experience/License/Certifications
On Minnesota Nursing Assisting Registry
Successful completion of Ridgeview Home Health Aide competency test
Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification
Valid MN driver's license, car insurance, and meets Ridgeview's insurability requirements
Must be 21-years old in order to meet Ridgeview's insurability requirements
Strong communication and listening skills
Ability to respond appropriately to unpredictable situations and diverse patient populations
Ability to change work locations with or without prior notification in order to meet patient needs
Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in the English language and respond accordingly in order to complete job functions as mentioned above.
Previous home care, nursing home or hospice experience
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