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Saline County Home Health Aide - PRN in Salina, Kansas

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Home Health Aide - PRN as needed Primarily Nights and


Closes On: June 30, 2024 at 04:22 PM CST

Job Status: Not Specified

Rate of Pay: \$15.72 - \$23.51

Details: Open Until Filled

Salary Information

Salary range is \$15.72/hour at Step 1 to \$23.51/hour at Step 20. Depending on qualifications.

10 - 12 hours per week as needed. Primarily evenings and weekends.

Hours worked will not exceed 999 hours/year.

Job Duties

Provides patients with personal care and homemaking assistance, which due to their physical or mental limitations, are

unable to provide their own personal care or homemaking. Empties foley dependent drainage bag as needed and

performs catheter care. Takes and records vital signs. Performs bowel care as needed including enemas, suppositories,

and digital stimulation. Performs ostomy care as needed. Notifies RN of any concerns or changes. Assists patient with

dressing and undressing. Puts on or takes off TED hose. Transfers or assists patient in getting up and down, in or out of

chair, shower or tub and bed. Operates mechanical lift such as Hoyer, sit to stand and ceiling lift to maintain patient safety

while transferring. Assists patient with ambulation to ensure safety. Positions patient to sit, stand, turn, and move up or

down in bed. Reminds patient to take medications. Performs housekeeping and homemaking duties consisting of washing

dishes, wiping countertops, wiping off kitchen appliances, checking and cleaning refrigerator, sweeping, mopping,

vacuuming floors, dusting, removing trash, spot cleaning inside windows and walls, cleaning toilet, sink, tub, or shower,

making beds and changing linens, washing, drying, folding, and putting away laundry. Assembles meals at patient\'s

request. Prepares future meals and freezes. Does grocery shopping. Upon entering and exiting certain home, calls

Kansas AuthentiCare for time documentation. Attends Staff meeting with Home Health Registered Nurses and

Coordinator for patient reporting.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

2. Must have CNA/HHA current certification for State of Kansas.

3. Must have good communication skills to work with Staff and public in a congenial manner.

4. An ability to maintain a professional demeanor.

5. Must have basic computer data entry.

6. A proven ability to plan and organize work.

7. Must be flexible and be able to adapt to different tasks.

8. Must have a valid driver\'s license and must provide own transportation.

Physical Requirements

Determined Work Level: Level 3 Medium Work Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10

to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly. Ability to

communicate by means of the spoken word. Ability to hear. Must be able to lift to 50 pounds. Must have fine

and gross motor ability. Must be able to operate computer, telephone, and automobile. Possible exposure to

infectious pathogens, blood, body fluids and hazardous waste. May be exposed to a variety of work

environments including outside of Health Department buildings in all weather conditions.

Veteran\'s Preference

Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a veteran under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an

interview if they meet the minimum qualifications of the position and successfully pass any required pre-employment

testing or any requirements such as licensing. The veterans\' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.

Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring officials. To be successful, the expectation

is that a candidate will be able to co mpetently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end

of the probationary period of covered position.

Veteran\'s Preference Notice

Veteran\'s Preference Eligibility Request Form