Ecumen

Home Health Assistant

5 days ago
ID
2017-10999
Category
Nursing
Days/Hours
Less than 40 hrs/pp, every other weekend
Type
Part-Time
US-MN-Litchfield

Overview

Ecumen Home Care & Hospice-Litchfield seeks a Home Health Aide to join its team.  Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant, this is a casual/on call position.  Ecumen Home Care & Hospice-Litchfield provides in-home and community-based services in the Minnesota Litchfield area. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

 

Responsibilities

 

The Home Health Aide is responsible for providing personal care and other designated health-related services designed to maintain the client’s physical and emotional well-being.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Assists in the client’s plan of care to help each client reach and maintain his or her highest level of performance and independence.
  • Observes client documents and reports changes in physical and emotional condition such as change in attitude, loss of appetite, weight. Communicates with client and/or family while in client’s home as appropriate.
  • Participates in care conferences with other health team members as needed
  • Prepare meals as directed and requested, following special meal plans if instructed.  Provides light housekeeping and laundry services as directed by the client.
  • Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire and other emergency situations
  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities for all Ecumen positions:

Acting with Honor and Character

  • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others.  Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
  • Integrity and Trust.  Shows consistency between words and actions.  Protects confidential (and sensitive) information.  Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

Honoring Brand

  • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Ecumen's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Ecumen.
  • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance.  Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

Creating the new and different

  • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo.  Encourages others to try new methods and approaches.  Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.

Empowerment

  • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.  Demonstrates effective listening skills.  Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them.  Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery.  Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests.  Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.

Qualifications

This position requires a person who has a High School Diploma or GED along with a Certified Nursing Assistant license in the state in which working.   All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

 

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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