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Home Health Aide- Lorain

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthJob DescriptionA state certified person oriented to and is responsible for giving personal care of the ill/aged and performs light housekeeping, in accordance with agency policies as scheduled. This person also, according to detailed instructions, policies and procedures, performs a variety of routine clerical duties such as alphabetizing of patient forms, and preparing types of folders for patient care and the like in the afternoon. Home Health Aide may assist with HHA scheduling and supply distribution as requested.Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic at a level normally acquired through completion of a high school education is necessary. Completion of a formal training program (which must include minimum of 75 hours of combination of classroom and supervised practical training) and/or a written and practical competency evaluation.
  • Approximately six months to one year experience as a nursing aide in a hospital, extended care facility, or Home Health Agency is desirable.
  • Current Ohio driver's license and automobile insurance with $100,000 - $300,000 liability is necessary. Must have a driving record which meets the standards for insurability with Mercys insurance carrier according to SOP 961.164.
  • Maintains Homemaker/Home Health Aide certification and CPR certification in accordance with hospital policies.
  • Maintains patient and staff confidentiality
  • Posses basic analytical skills necessary in order to sort, file and post materials, perform simple tabulations and the like.
  • Minimal to basic communication skills including a service oriented positive attitude necessary in order to relate effectively with patients, family and staff.
  • Minimum independent judgement. Work is performed with established procedures but employee must organize their work, select proper equipment and supplies.
  • May assist with HHA scheduling if requested.Working ConditionsApproximately eighty percent of work time in car and patients homes. Home environments unpredictable. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail up to fifty percent of the time. Ability to stand, bend, and walk less than twenty percent of the time (clerical duties). Substantial levels requiring lifting and positioning patients (20-50%) of work time) and/or bending, standing, and walking (more than 80% of work time) (aide duties). Occasional (6-20% of work time) exposure to patients with possible infectious diseases. A medium-heavy physical workload demand based on a Mercy Industrial Rehab.Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:
  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusS cheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Worker Sub-Type:Union Per Diem - PRNWork Shift:Days/Afternoons (United States of America)Department:Home Care- Lorain Home Care / HospiceAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.comMercy Health is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health (http://bsmhealth.org/) , one of the top 20 health systems in the United States and part of the top performing quartile of Catholic health systems for lowest cost per case for patient care. Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and among the top five employers in the state, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2017.The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and nearly 500 care facilities including 23 hospitals and 26 post-acute care facilities including senior living communities, hospice programs and home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network of more than 2,700 health care providers coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 350,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings Program. As part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, the ministry provides nearly $2 million per day in community benefit. For more information, visit www.mercy.com .

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