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Home Health Aide PT NOC

Company: Maple Hill Senior Living
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:This position is responsible for providing personal care and designated health-related services designed to maintain the clients physical and emotional well-being for those clients living atRM Management. This position assists clients with tasks of daily living as indicated on theService Agreement, the Medication Administration Record (MAR), and other services as delegated by the RN.QUALIFICATIONS:High School education and CNA/ NAR or HHA Certificate preferred.Experience in working with older adults.SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:This position requires the incumbent to:Possess a sensitivity and aptitude for working with the elderly.Prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently.Possess skills to communicate effectively with clients, families, staff and other customers.Possess the ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence and documentation, including medical terminology, in English.Be punctual with a good attendance record, must demonstrate good interpersonal skills.Understand how to use, carry and be responsible for the cell phone while on duty.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND TASKS:Job Function:Medication AdministrationTasks:Administer medications and give reminders to clients as required according to the Medication Administration Record (MAR) and as delegated by the RN Supervisor.Follow policy for administrating medications PRN standing orders.Follow policy and procedure for narcotic administration and documentation.Follow policy and procedure for medication administration when a client is leaving the building.Follows policy and procedures when receiving new or changed medication orders.Reorder medications and supplies weekly, or as needed.Understand standard precautions used for infection control and adhere to them.Other medication administration duties as assigned by RN Supervisor.Job Function:Provide personal and direct care to clientsTasks:Assist clients with activities of daily living as indicated on their individualservice agreement(including, but not limited to dressing, showering, grooming, toilet assistance and escorting).Assist clients with daily room order and light housekeeping.Perform routine procedures as delegated by the RN Supervisor.Assist clients with personal laundry duties, which may include ironing.Maintain a clean and healthy environment.Promote independence, not dependence, with clients offering choices and fostering self-help skills.Perform routine procedures as delegated by the RN Supervisor.Job Function:Documenting and reportingTasks:Document any changes in clients condition in the client chart and communication log. Report these changes to the RN Supervisor.Completes incident reports according to policy.Reports to RN Supervisor any medication changes or any PRN medications that have been administered to a client.Understands procedures regarding home care tasks and charting procedures when performing these tasks.Recognizing abnormal signs and symptoms, or changes in clients condition.Documenting duties completed with clients on the service delivery record during each shift.Documenting duties completed with clients on the service delivery record during each shift.Job Function:Complete essential paperworkTasks:Filing papers in clients charts as needed.Signing Medication Administration Records (MARs) monthly.Reviewing and signing all new clients plan of care/ weekly service record and changes in current clients plan of care.Reading the communication book and checking employee mailbox before the start of each shift.Checking outgoing US mailbox, collecting US mail delivered and distributing US mail and in-house mail to the clients.Other documentation as assigned and/ or needed.Job Function:Knowledge and compliance with state regulationsTasks:Understand and adhere to the Vulnerable Adult and abuse policy, Bill of Rights and HIPPA.Works to assure facility is in compliance with federal, state and local standards and regulations.

Keywords: Maple Hill Senior Living, St. Paul , Home Health Aide PT NOC, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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