• Health Aide- PRN- as needed

    Posted: 12/01/2021

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Under the general direction of the ADH Nursing Supervisor, this position attends to health monitoring

    and assists with the activity program, personal care and safety of all clients.

    *Provides patient care and/ or support activities appropriate to ages served; primarily adults ages 18-65 or geriatric patients

    esover65. M also include care or in anta e 0-1 ear, child a 1-12 ears or adolescent a 13-17 ears.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for

    successful performance. Must include CNA.. Must be able to communicate client health information

    appropriately.

    Must have sound judgment in caring for geriatric patients. Must have CPR and First Aide certification.

    Must have valid driver's license and current auto insurance.

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    1-2 years of previous experience working with the elderly. A background in gerontology a plus,

    experience with dementia clients preferred.

    JOB KNOWLEDGE:

    Must have experience and/or proficiency in working with the elderly, prioritizing tasks, establishing

    and maintaining a good working relationship with staff, clients and family members. Must have the

    ability to work independently and represent the Mercy Senior Care programs in accordance with the

    Mercy values. Must have ability to provide medical monitoring, vital signs, weight and personal care.

    Should have knowledge of the programs offered and must have certification for standard First Aid and

    CPR, or willingness to participate in training to achieve certification in First Aid and CPR.



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