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Requisition #

57594BR

Physical Location

Owatonna, Minnesota

Posted Date

30-Oct-2019

Schedule Type

Casual

Dept. Name

Owatonna-Homestead

Hours Per Week

0

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: 57594
  • 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

  • One year of CNA or HHA experience required
  • 3-year experience as a HHA preferred
  • 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

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

Work Schedule

  • 2-3 eight hour shifts per month
  • Day, evening or nights
  • Occasional weekends, not routinely scheduled
  • Coverage for scheduled absences, schedule posted quarterly.
  • All staff contacted for availability for unscheduled absences with expectation to cover 25%

Location/Community Information

Owatonna, located 45 minutes from Rochester and the Metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is ranked as the #2 small town in America with excellent schools, pleasant neighborhoods, and a variety of recreational activities. The Kaplan Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, swimming, fishing and canoeing. The Owatonna Arts Center, Little Theatre of Owatonna and the Sculpture Garden are available if your love is music and the arts. Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial firms. There are both public and private schools plus post-secondary and higher education programs. Owatonna provides the best of both worlds; a supportive and safe environment, affordable cost of living, outstanding school system, and easy access to all the amenities of big cities.

Owatonna:

  • Located 45 minutes from Rochester, Mankato and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area
  • Population = 25,000
  • Service Area = 60,000

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 #

57594BR
Home Health / Hospice