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Company: KPH Healthcare Services
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewJob Summary: Provides personal care services under the direction of the Registered Nurse or Therapist. The Home Health Aide is assigned to specific clients by the Registered Nurse or other appropriate professional and performs services for clients as necessary to maintain their personal comfortResponsibilitiesJob Duties:

  • Performs simple procedures as an extension of therapy services under the direction and supervision of the
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Assistance in ambulation or exercises
  • Performs personal care activities, including but not limited to:
  • Bathing
  • Shampooing
  • Skin care/nail care
  • Oral hygiene
  • Shaving
  • Dressing
  • Performs household services essential to health care at home, including but not limited to:
  • Meal preparation/feeding
  • Laundry
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assists in the administration of medications that are ordinarily self-administered under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (per state nurse practice laws and Agency policy).
  • Reports any observed or reported changes in the client's condition and/or needs to the Registered Nurse or Therapist. Follows reporting guidelines in the Care
  • Documents care provided and completes the forms required for the client's records. Completes the appropriate records to document care given and pertinent observations. Submits documentation per Agency requirementsat least
  • Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for clients by observing infection control practices, following Agency guidelines, and reporting unsafe situations to the Supervisor/Case
  • Demonstrates safe practice in the use of equipment. Does not use equipment until orientation about its operation has been provided. Notifies supervisor of educational
  • Communicates effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary team through verbal reports, participation in staff meetings, and team conferences, as
  • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the
  • Attends in-service programs to meet compliance requirements. Identifies learning needs to Agency
  • Responsible for completing all mandatory and regulatory training programs
  • Perform other duties as assignedQualificationsAttendance Requirements:
    • Must be able to work nights and weekends as required
    • Must be available, and on-time for scheduled work shifts Educational Requirements:
      • Successful completion of a formal certification training program and/or a written skills test and competency evaluationExperience:
        • Minimum of six (6) months of work experience in a supervised setting, preferably health care Credential/Licensure Required:
          • Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirement sand in good repair. Good driving Special Conditions of Employment:
            • Criminal background check and/or drug test
            • Initial and continuous exclusion and sanction/disciplinary monitoring Job Skill Requirements:
              • Strong communication skills
              • Excellent organization skills
              • Outstanding customer service skills
              • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
              • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and follow a written Plan of
              • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal Required Training:
                • HIPPA Privacy Course
                • HIPPA Security Course
                • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Course
                • MethGuard Course
                • HIPPA Privacy CE Mastery Exam
                • HIPPA Security CE Mastery Exam
                • Fraud, Waste, and Abuse CE Mastery Exam
                • MethGuard CE Mastery ExamBehavioral Traits Required:
                  • Cooperation: Must work harmoniously and effectively with fellow employees, supervisors and others you are in contact with
                  • Initiative: Must work within supervision guidelines and assume additional responsibilities
                  • Flexibility: Must be willing to work variable work schedules, assist others as requested and available, and be willing to perform all assigned work
                  • Adaptability: Must respond to new situations in a positive way, accept change, support new ideas, master new routines and grasp explanations, apply current knowledge in new environments and experiences
                  • Involvement: Must enjoy the demands of the job and work with interest and enthusiasm
                  • Customer Service: Must provide appropriate customer service (for Kinney customers, fellow employees and business partners), listen attentively to their needs and respond appropriately
                  • Safety: Must take care of equipment and employ good safety habits
                  • Leadership: Must gain acceptance of ideas and accomplish goals through subordinates, peers and teams

Keywords: KPH Healthcare Services, Hoffman Estates , CNA, Healthcare , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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