Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Health
Company: SSM Health
Posted on: June 25, 2022
$1,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE
At SSM Health at Home, we offer a range of services - all with one
goal: to keep our patients as safe and independent as possible at
Home Health Aides are autonomous and a self-starter with strong
problem solving and computer skills. In this position you will
travel to patient homes and provide care to home care patients.
Hours include: Casual/PRN Assists in performing a variety of
nursing care services for patients in a home health and hospice
Receives patient care assignment from the registered nurse (RN) in
charge. Initiates delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence
in performing nursing activities for specific patient age group
Collects and documents data for the admission assessment and
reassessment at specific times for patient population. Documents
and provides appropriate data to the RN and/or LPN for analysis and
validation of patient's response to care or treatment and when
significant change occurs in the patient's condition.
Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via
charting and communicating to team members.
Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs,
of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational
Answers patients' calls for help, takes their vital signs, and
monitors their behavior and physical condition for progress or
deterioration. Assists with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care,
personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds.
Performs dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning,
cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological
specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.
Prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal
Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient
care needs and cost containment. Utilizes time and supplies
economically and conscientiously.
Assists with delegated clerical duties such as answering
telephones, relaying messages, transcription of physician orders,
preparing and organizing the patient's medical record.
Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing
Performs mechanical and manual operation of equipment as
recommended in user's manual, with ability to recognize common
mechanical problems and initiate appropriate corrective action.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Completion of an approved nurse aide training program and passing
grade on state of work location required exam.
No experience required
Keywords: SSM Health, Columbia , Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Health, Healthcare , Wentzville, Missouri
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