Under the general supervision of the RN Case Manager performs various services for a client as necessary to meet the client’s personal needs and to promote comfort.
Responsible for performing and documenting all duties assigned by the RN Case Manager. Observes records and reports the client’s care, symptoms, emotional and physical status.
Provides caring, compassionate support to client, family members and/or caregivers. In addition, provides personal care including bathing, back rubs, oral hygiene, hair care, skin care, assisting client with dressing and undressing and assisting the patient with toileting activities.
Processes client’s laundry, as appropriate, changing bed linen and keeping client’s living area clean and orderly, as appropriate.
Plans and prepares nutritious meals and assists in feeding the client, if necessary.
Takes vital signs when ordered.
Assists in ambulation and transfers as appropriate to plan of care.
Performs range of motion and other simple procedures as an extension of therapy service as ordered.
Meets safety needs of clients and uses equipment safely and properly.
Attends and participates in regularly scheduled interdisciplinary team meetings to coordinate care plans, follow up on changes and other communication, problem-solve, receive staff support and in-service education.
Education: High school diploma or GED. STNA required.
Experience: Minimum of 12 months as an aide in a facility or home health/hospice agency or acute care setting. Hospice experience preferred.
Travel: Frequent, necessary on a daily basis 100%. Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and qualified to driver under the organization’s motor vehicle check.
Mental: Must have good verbal and written communication, comprehension, computer and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
Vision: Normal: Consistent with standard workflow