Home Health Aide - Full Time - 64 hours/pp - Days

Company Name:
Ecumen Shoreview Home Office
Pathstone Home Care seeks a Home Health Aide to join its team. Pathstone Home Care provides in-home and community based services in the Minnesota Mankato 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._
This individual will be expected to work some weekends and holidays.
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.
_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.
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.
Date: 2014-06-10
Country: US
State: MN
City: Mankato
Postal Code: 56001
Category: Nursing

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