CNA Openings: CHI Health at Home

CHI Health at Home

CHI Health at Home has a variety of Open Positions!

JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE
The purpose of the Home Health Aide is to perform personal hygiene and grooming services, household care and provision of nutrition. This position will work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Speech Therapist.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Supports CHI Health at Home’s mission to exceed the expectations of our customers, associates, and shareholders in the delivery of health care and support services in a way that a caring family provides. As a member of the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) family, our mission aligns and supports that of our parent health system. Supports CHI and CHI Health at Home’s values, strategic goals and high standards of customer service. Consistently lives People First Behaviors. Follows the policies and procedures of the organization.
  2. Adheres to the Corporate Compliance Program, including Confidentiality of HIPPA protected health information. Maintains confidentially of client information.
  3. Performs or assists patient with personal hygiene which may include/is not limited to: bathing, showering, oral hygiene, hair care, nail care, shaving and/or dressing/undressing. Performs catheter care and empties urinary catheter, bed pans and colostomy bags. Collects and labels urine specimen. Performs and documents vitals. Other permissible duties under special circumstances where permitted by state regulation may include household duties, an understanding of necessary communication skills for the proper care of patients.
    • CNA Only: Empties and maintains drainage devices. Performs special procedures. Performs post-mortem care. Answers call lights.
  4. Transfers patient using the correct equipment, assists with ambulation, and assists with active or performs passive range motion exercises.
  5. Prepares meals considering dietary restrictions and client preferences.
  6. Performs basic household chores which may include/is not limited to: washing dishes, changing bed linens and/or making beds, dust, sweep, mop, vacuum, laundry and/or dispose of trash.
  7. Follows basic infection control guidelines to maintain a clean client environment.
  8. Communicates changes regarding patient’s physical/mental condition, completes and submits documentation in a timely and appropriate manner.
  9. Participates in case conferences, attends in-services, and/or special case orientation.
    • HHA Only: Obtains a minimum of 12 in-service hours per calendar year.
  10. Demonstrates sensitivity to patient and/or family needs, customs or feelings.
  11. Arrives at scheduled time and completes assignments.
  12. Grooming and overall appearance is acceptable.
  13. Completes and submits all required documentation in a timely
  14. Demonstrates sensitivity to patient and/or family needs, customs or feelings.
  15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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