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Home Health Aide Hospice Wedum Residence

Requisition #

50910BR

Physical Location

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Posted Date

09-Jan-2019

Schedule Type

Casual

Dept. Name

Wedum Residential Hospice

Hours Per Week

8

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Home Care Services provides skilled medical care for patients and families needing rehabilitation, advanced-illness or end-of-life care. With headquarters located in St. Paul, Minn., services are provided in 30 Minnesota counties, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 50910
  • Provide safe competent cares to homecare and hospice patients to include bathing, skin care, assistance with bowel programs, simple wound cares, ROM and exercise programs and homemaking activities
  • Effective communication, which contributes to quality care and team cohesiveness
  • Documentation meets regulatory standards
  • Timely logging of hours to assure accurate billing
  • Assumes responsibility for meeting own education needs
  • Complete agency, state, and federal regulatory requirements for continuing education

Education

  • High school diploma or GED

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • 1-year experience as a HHA
  • Previous Home Care/Hospice experience preferred

Skills

  • Needs strong understanding of professional boundaries
  • Must be able to lift 45 lbs
  • Good understanding of body mechanics
  • Strong communication skills-written, verbal, listening with attention
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good time management of self and others

Licensure/Certifications

  • HHA Certification or 75 hours of comparable competency testing
  • Maintain ongoing requirements of 12 hours per calendar year of continuing education

Work Schedule

  • Casual position
  • Every third weekend, Saturday and Sunday 7pm-730am
  • No scheduled weekday hours but would be able to pick up open shifts that are available
  • Non contract

Location/Community Information

Brooklyn Park, located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, in the northwest section of Hennepin County, is the fourth-largest city in the Metropolitan area, sixth-largest in the state, and is easily accessible (about 10 miles northwest of downtown Minneapolis). Brooklyn Park offers a variety of community events and activities year-round. No matter the season, you'll get a chance to relax and enjoy yourself here. Golf one of the country's top courses, or relax at one of the many parks. Whatever your pleasure, Brooklyn Park can accommodate you.

Brooklyn Park:

  • Located 12 miles North of the Twin Cities
  • Population = 73,000
  • Service Area = 54,100

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

50910BR
Home Health / Hospice