Sanford Health Home Health Aide | Home Health in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Facility: Sioux Falls Home Health
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Performs tasks as delegated and indicated on the care plan for assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) and willingly accepts delegated tasks. The Aide understands the basic elements of body functioning and the physical and emotional changes including those which occur in the death and dying process. Utilizes appropriate age related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Assists patients in daily living activities such as dressing and undressing, bathing and eating. Must have 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 populations.
High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.
Completion of nurse aide training, including classroom and practical training, totaling 75 hours preferred. Within the 75 hours of training, a minimum of 16 hours supervised practical training and a minimum of 16 hours in classroom training.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is preferred.
If working in North Dakota, be registered as Home Health Aide through the North Dakota Department of Health within four months from the date of hire.
Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Valid driver's license required. Ongoing training and competency validation annually tracked.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-18412