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Home Health Aide- Part Time - Home Health & Hospice

Company: Sierra Health Care, Inc.
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Sierra Home Health & Hospice is currently seeking an experienced, qualified, and compassionate part-time Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) to care for our patients under the supervision of the RN Case Managers. The ideal candidate will work as an integral part of the interdisciplinary team designated to provide the highest standard of care for our home health and hospice patients. If you would like to be considered for the opportunity to join our amazing team, please submit your application for our review.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Increase the level of patients' comfort.
  • Maintain patients' personal hygiene.
  • Create a safe, healthy environment for the patients.
  • Provide temporary respite and relief from total care responsibilities for the primary caregivers.
  • Assisting patients in and out of bed and assisting with ambulation.
  • Turning patients in bed and positioning for comfort.
  • Assisting with prescribed exercises which patients in accordance with the training provided by appropriate healthcare personnel.
  • Preparation of meals and assisting patients with eating.
  • Assisting patients to bathroom or in using bedpan or urinal.
  • Giving enemas as ordered and instructed.
  • Performing household services which will facilitate the patient's self-care at home and are necessary to maintain independence.
  • Changing simple dressing or colostomy bags as directed.
  • Assisting with self-administered, non-prescription and prescription medications under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Testing urine and recording vital signs as directed.
  • Changing bed linens.
  • Reporting changes in the patient's condition to the RN Case Manager.
  • Completing appropriate documentation.
  • Participating in Interdisciplinary Team meetings and participate in discussion relative to patient/family plan of care.

    Qualifications & Requirements:
    • Successful completion of CNA training and demonstrated competency to practice as a home health aide in the State of New Mexico.
    • Ability to make meaningful observations and write brief, accurate descriptions of patients health conditions.
    • Ability to recognize the needs of people and to maintain good relationships in dealing with patients and family members.
    • Experience as a home health aide preferred.
    • Preferably a high school graduate.
    • Valid New Mexico driver's license and availability of dependable, insured transportation.

      Benefits & Allowances:
      • Positive, supportive work environment
      • Continuing Education opportunities
      • Flexible work schedule
      • Competitive compensation

Keywords: Sierra Health Care, Inc., Las Cruces , Home Health Aide- Part Time - Home Health & Hospice, Healthcare , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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