Sanford Health Nursing Assistant, Certified, Home Health - Sheldon Home Health in Sheldon, Iowa
Job Title: Nursing Assistant, Certified, Home Health | Sheldon Home Health | Sheldon
Department : Hospital Home Health G & A - Sheldon
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Performs tasks as delegated and indicated on the care plan for assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse. The Nursing Assistant (NA) will understand the basic elements of body functioning. Understands the physical and emotional changes including those which occur in the death and dying process. Delivers age appropriate care related to the physical and psychological needs of the patient per care plan. Assists patients in daily living activities such as dressing and undressing, bathing and eating. Good interpersonal skills, be courteous and caring. Must know medical terminology, organizational policies and procedures. Requires ability to do detailed work correctly, function under and handle stress. Must be able to work with growth and development needs of all client and patient population.
Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Operates and maintains medical equipment based on specific policies. Follows direction in relation to the time and effort needed to achieve work objectives. Delivers written and oral communications that engage audience participants, respond to their questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Applies home healthcare operating principles and practices within own position. Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when discussing patient health information.
High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.
Completion of a 75-hour nurse assistant course is required.
Required to be registered as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and registered in the applicable state's Department of Health. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Valid driver's license and proof of insurance required.
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Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD08601