VOA Home Health Aide in Montrose, Colorado

Job ID: J3T0S677FQ5BTQKLQN9The primary role of the Home Health Aide is to provide assigned residents withroutine daily nursing care, activities of daily living, incidentalhomemaking and personal care in accordance with established agency nursingcare procedures as directed by supervisors. The Home Health Aide reports anynoted changes in the resident as they are noted.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:* Assists residents with personal care activities* Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding accurateperformance of vital signs, weights, etc.* Administer medications and treatments under the director and supervision ofthe RN (refer to Medication Administration section).* Assists with ambulation, transfers and exercise.* Assist with body positioning or transfers of clients who are not ambulatory.* Assist with bowel and bladder control, devices and training programs.* Respond and attend to client requests promptly.* Maintain proper hand washing techniques.* Maintain a safe client environment.* Maintain client confidentiality; treat clients and families with respect.* Understand, accept and respond to emotional needs of each client.* Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the resident condition.* Reports any indication of resident illness to the nurse.* Provides any information on changes in skin conditions to the nurse.* Observe and report any noted changes in mental status to the nurse.* Perform other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.Job RequirementsQUALIFICATIONS:* Have successfully completed a 75-hour training course and competencyevaluation; or* Have successfully completed a competency evaluation approved by theCommissioner; or* Have successfully completed training in another jurisdiction equivalent tothat required in 1 (a); or* Have successfully completed a training program or competency evaluationprogram which satisfies the requirements of Medicare for Home Health Aides asprovided by the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42, Section 484.36.* Have satisfied the following requirements:- Meet the requirements of Title XVIII of the Social Security Act for NursingAssistants in nursing facilities certified for participation in the Medicareprogram or have successfully completed a Nursing Assistant training programapproved by the State of Minnesota; and- Have had a least twenty (20) hours of supervised training or experienceperforming Home Health Aide tasks in a home se tting under the supervision ofa RN or complete the supervised practical training or experience withinone-month after beginning work performing Home Health Aide tasks; or* Prior to June 1, 1993, had completed an approved Home Health Aidetraining program.* Be eighteen (18) years of age.* Ability to prioritize duties.* Customer service oriented.* Ability to understand and follow work assignments.* Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such astimekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.EOE/M/F/Vets/Disabled