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Cert Home Hlth Aide Hcs

MidMichigan Health Alpena, MI

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $9 to $40 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Responsible for performing basic, personal care services in the home when an individual or family cannot perform these tasks.   The aide will care for patients of all ages, with all types of diagnoses and in many different phases of illness. Note:  Certified Home Health Aides (CHHA) with additional home care training may perform additional responsibilities as directed by the care plan or as directed by the Registered Nurse (RN) or Medical Licensed Pratical Nurse (MLPN). 

(10%)* Assesses care necessary for client health needs and activities of daily living as directed by the RN case manager and recognizing the specific individual needs of the adolescent, adult and geriatric population. 

(10%)* Plans and prioritizes client care functions to meet clients' health care needs. 

(50%)* Implements actions that compliment and support nursing care. 

(10%)* Evaluates the effectiveness of care provided to ensure quality care and timely completion of client-related activities. 

(20%)* Self-Management:Holds self accountable for delivery of responsible nursing care, demonstrates effective communication skills and interpersonal relationships. Assumes responsibility for own continued development and assists with the development of other staff members. 

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operates equipment as outlined on orientation checklists, policy and procedures. 

Participates in equipment in-services and competencies as they relate to role expectations. 

Performs job skills outlined on orientation checklist as they relate to role expectations. 

Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement as required by the Health System and the job description.


REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:

High School Diploma or GED Required. 

CENA - Certidied Educated Nurses Aid or CHHA- Certified Home Health Aide Required. 

Driver's License Required.

Vehicle Insurance Required. 

Fingerprinting upon hire required. 

BLS-Basic Life Support

Has ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given. 

 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.  

Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position. 

Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description.  

Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s). 

Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.

May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching.  

Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. 

Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required.  

Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake. 

Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. 

May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis.  

Physical Demand Level: Medium.  Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the workday 20 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and constantly (67-100% or the workday) 10 lbs.

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Company Description
MidMichigan Health is a non-profit health system, headquartered in Midland, Michigan, affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan. MidMichigan Health covers a 23-county region with medical centers in Midland, Alpena, Alma, Clare, Gladwin, Mt. Pleasant and West Branch. In addition to its Medical Centers, MidMichigan Health also offers both home health care and physician services, and has a strong commitment to medical education. MidMichigan Physicians Group provides urgent care and medical offices in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties including cardiology, hematology/oncology, orthopedics, vascular surgery, family medicine and more. The MidMichigan Health Foundation supports patients and families served by MidMichigan Health by raising funds for equipment, services and programs. Currently, MidMichigan has more than 7,400 employees, volunteers and physicians and provided more than $144 million in community benefits in fiscal year 2018.

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MidMichigan Health is a non-profit health system, headquartered in Midland, Michigan, affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan. MidMichigan Health covers a 23-county region with medical centers in Midland, Alpena, Alma, Clare, Gladwin, Mt. Pleasant and West Branch. In addition to its Medical Centers, MidMichigan Health also offers both home health care and physician services, and has a strong commitment to medical education. MidMichigan Physicians Group provides urgent care and medical offices in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties including cardiology, hematology/oncology, orthopedics, vascular surgery, family medicine and more. The MidMichigan Health Foundation supports patients and families served by MidMichigan Health by raising funds for equipment, services and programs. Currently, MidMichigan has more than 7,400 employees, volunteers and physicians and provided more than $144 million in community benefits in fiscal year 2018.

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