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Kansas Department of Commerce Home Health Aide in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11444888 Home Health Aide



Provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes. This position has more qualifications than the Personal Care Assistant/Nurse Assistant.

Benefits:


+ Competitive wages


+ Performance and skill based pay increases


+ Short shift premiums


+ Shift cancelation pay


+ Paid on call opportunities (evenings and weekends)


+ Flexible work schedule


+ Text reminders the day before your schedule


+ Direct deposit or pay cards


+ No hassle shift reporting by phone


+ Online schedules accessible from anywhere 24/7


+ Client Care Plans available 24/7


+ Paid monthly training


+ Nurse supervision


+ On the job training and case specific training


+ Profession and Career Development training


+ Opportunities for advancement


+ Health insurance


+ Discounts for local stores


+ Vacation pay


+ Mid year office party


+ Christmas party


+ Longevity recognition


+ Opportunities to socialize with your peers


+ Uber available


+ Travel pay


+ Office support 24/7


+ Referral bonuses


+ Caregiver of the year awards


+ Reward points – gift cards


+ Above and Beyond points


Essential Functions


+ Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):


+ Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)


+ Ambulation


+ Eating


+ Dressing


+ Shaving


+ Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.


+ Performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):


+ Assisting with the change of ostomy appliances


+ Reinforcement of dressings


+ Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises


+ Measuring and preparing special diets


+ Taking vital signs


+ Application of an external catheter


+ Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms.


Qualifications


+ High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate preferred.


+ Six months experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities).


+ Successfully completed a Competency Evaluation that meets the State Licensing Law for home health agencies.


+ Current CPR Certificate is recommended.


+ Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.


+ Possess a valid driver’s license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.


+ This position requires 75 hours of technical training including:


+ Checking vitals


+ Accu-check blood glucose levels


+ Urine sugar and acetone level

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