Careers

Title Home Health Aide (STNA or CNA)
Salary $10.00/hr or more Depending On Experience
Location Miamisburg, OH
Job Information

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The home health aide is a paraprofessional member of the home care team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient’s needs as outlined in the plan of care. The home health aide is responsible for observing patients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Providing personal care including:
  • Baths
  • Oral hygiene
  • Shampoos
  • Changing bed linen
  • Assisting patients with dressing and undressing
  • Skin care to prevent breakdown
  • Assisting the patient with toileting activities
  • Keeping patient’s living area clean and orderly, as appropriate
  • Planning and preparing nutritious meals.
  • Assisting in feeding the patient, if necessary.
  • Taking and recording oral, rectal and axillary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure when ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
  • Assisting in ambulation and exercise according to the plan of care.
  • Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as an extensional therapy service as ordered (with appropriate completed/demonstrated skills competency).
  • Assisting patient in the self-administration of medication.
  • Doing patient’s laundry, as appropriate.
  • Meeting safety needs of patients and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, etc.).
  • Reporting on patient’s condition and significant changes to the assigned nurse.
  • Adhering to the Organization’s documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct.

Position Qualifications

  • Meets the training requirements and has obtained a Certified Nurse Aide certificate, or is a current State Tested Nurses Aide and can be verified on the STNA registry, or has worked under the supervision of an RN for at least one year and can provide a signed letter from the RN stating so.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • High School graduate.
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions and document care given.
  • Self-directing with the ability to work with little direct supervision.
  • Empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and the impaired.
  • Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene.
  • Licensed driver with automobile that is insured in accordance with Organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Current CPR certification is preferred but not required.
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Title LPN Home Health Nurse
Salary Competitive Visit Pay
Location Miamisburg, OH
Job Information

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse and in accordance with Agency policies. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Provides direct patient care as defined in the state Nurse Practice Act.
  • Implements plan of care initiated by the registered nurse.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes.
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care.
  • Assesses and provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care.
  • Assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques.
  • Participates in coordination of home health services, appropriately reporting the identified needs for other disciplines (HHA, OT, PT, MSW, ST) to the registered nurse and/or Clinical Supervisor.
  • Assists the physician in performing specialized procedures for treatment using aseptic techniques.
  • Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
  • Participates in personal and professional growth and development.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the registered nurse. The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

Position Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program. New graduates and LPN’s with experience within the last 2 years will be accepted.
  • Currently licensed as a licensed practical nurse or licensed vocational nurse in the state.
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and CPR certification required. Recent physical and TB test required. Must be able to pass a BCI background check.
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Title RN Case Manager Home Health
Salary Competitive Visit Pay
Location Miamisburg, OH
Job Information

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The registered nurse plans, organizes and directs home care services and is experienced in nursing, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The professional nurse builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities.

Essential Job Functions/Respobsibilities

Patient Care

  • Completes an initial assessment of patient and family to determine home care needs. Provides a complete physical assessment and history of current and previous illness(es).
  • Regularly re-evaluates patient nursing needs.
  • Initiates the plan of care and makes necessary revisions as patient status and needs change.
  • Uses health assessment data to determine nursing diagnosis. Furnishes those services requiring substantial & specialized nursing skills.
  • Develops a care plan, which establishes goals based on nursing diagnosis and incorporates therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative nursing actions. Includes the patient and the family in the planning process.
  • Initiates appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician.
  • Counsels the patient and family in meeting nursing and related needs.
  • Provides health care instructions to the patient as appropriate per assessment and plan of care.
  • Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and implements prior to discharge of the patient.
  • Acts as Case Manager when assigned by Clinical Supervisor and assumes responsibility to coordinate patient care for assigned caseload.

Communication

  • Prepares clinical notes and progress notes and updates the primary physician when necessary and at least every 60 days.
  • Communicates with the physician regarding the patient’s needs and reports any changes in the patient’s condition; obtains/receives physician’s orders as required.
  • Communicates with community health related persons to coordinate the care plan.
  • Participates in in-service programs and supervises and teaches other nursing personnel.

Additional Duties

  • Participates in on-call duties as defined by the on-call policy.
  • Ensures that arrangements for equipment and other necessary items and services are available.
  • Instructs, supervises and evaluates home health aide care provided every two (2) weeks.

Position Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Previous home health/OASIS experience is a plus.
  • Current licensure in state, CPR certification and valid drivers license. Current physical and TB test required. Must be able to pass a BCI background check.
  • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, basic math skills; nursing skills per competency checklist.
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