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Home Health Aide / Nursing Assistant Southwest Metro

Requisition #

56715BR

Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date

08-Oct-2019

Dept. Name

Home Care

Hours Per Week

40

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: 56715
  • 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

  • 40 hours per week
  • Day Shift. Occasional weekend requirement.
  • Non-contract
  • Benefit eligible
  • This position will support the Southwest metro of Minnesota

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

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 #

56715BR
Home Health / Hospice