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Sholom Home Health Aide - Home Care #3509 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Close Date - 5/27/2020 Part Time .2- Every other weekend AM Shift -7.5 hours per shift The Home Health Aide provides personal care and designated health-related services designed to maintain the client's physical and emotional well-being. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 1) Assist clients with treatments and/or health related services, as delegated by licensed staff and in accordance with the service plan or plan of care. a.Provide assistance to clients, during scheduled programming, through conversation and re-orientation when appropriate, and assisting with mobility when appropriate. b.Act as an advocate to maintain client privacy and dignity during cares. c.Assist clients with medication administration as delegated by licensed staff and in accordance with Minnesota Home Care Licensure rules. d.Communicate any identified changes involving client promptly to licensed staff. 2)Assist clients with personal care, including personal hygiene, dressing, grooming, and toileting as instructed. 3)Assist Nutritional Services staff with serving of meals and enhancing the mealtime experience. 4)Maintain appropriate levels of documentation of services as required by licensed staff a.Document all services provided, including client health and personal care. Understand and communicate using specialized medical terminology. 5)Assist with homemaking activities, including general maintenance and cleanliness of facility and apartments. Recognize and act on safety hazards 6)Support various other Homecare responsibilities as needed. Education, Experience and Credentials *Home Health Aide certification and/or competency testing required. *Six months of Home Health Aide or NAR experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Flexible and productive in an environment with regular interruptions. * Display high levels of customer service, responding promptly and thoroughly to the inquiries and needs of individuals both internal and external to the organization. * Possess effective problem solving skills. *Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Internet, and other senior living matrix applications. Must be skilled in database management and record keeping. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THIS JOB Incumbent must be able to: *Perform heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds, and frequently lifting/carrying of objects weighing up to 20 pounds as needed. *Push/pull residents in wheelchairs up to 200 pounds a distance of several feet as needed. *Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing, including possessing good English speaking skills, fluency and understanding. *Must be able to successfully pass training and education modules, and exhibit competency with medication administration and documentation. *Able to effectively use office equipment to review and create information. *Work at a desk for periods of time and perform work at a computer. *Frequently stand and walk to move around office/building repeatedly throughout the day. *Able to work a flexible work schedule, including overtime, nights and weekends as required including attending events/meetings as needed. *Able to obtain reliable transportation TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED *Use communication devices, client assisting equipment, walkers, wheelchairs, thermometers, blood pressure equipment, laundry equipment and other related equipment. *Use telephone, computer and standard office equipment. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment is indoors. The incumbent must be flexible about switching positions quickly in order to respond to the needs of residents, in responding to emergencies. May be at risk of exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Sholom is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to