Hours: Part-time; M-F, 8am – 4:30pm
Education Requirements: High school diploma or GED preferred but not required. 75 hour CNA course certification preferred but not required.
Requirements: Previous CNA experience, Home Health or Homemaker experience preferred but not required. Completion of basic Life Support (BLS) according to the American Heart Association and Mandatory Reporter Course at the time of hire or within 6 months of hire. Current Iowa driver’s license and maintain proper limits of vehicle insurance per policy manual. Must have reliable transportation.
Duties: Primary goal is assisting clients in their home with activities of daily living including personal cares, bathing, shaving, shampooing hair, oral cares, and nail care. Homemaker duties include light housekeeping, vacuuming, dusting, laundry, shopping and errands. Ability to work well as a team player with good communication skills to report patient condition changes as needed to nurse or case manager. Basic knowledge of common disease process with the ability to adjust to individualized needs of client based on need as assigned. Able to work independently with minimal direct supervision. Good verbal and written communication skills to complete daily charting and time sheets. Office time may be needed to cover phone calls, filing and general day to day office duties.
This position could include occasional hours outside of the M-F routine for evening or weekend events for public health related activities.
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