Ecumen Home Care - LakeshoreOverview
Full Time Admin Assistant/Home Health Aide(CNA) - This is a split position from in office administrative work and in home CNA work
Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore is hiring a Home Health Assistant. Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore provides in-home and community based services in the Minnesota Duluth area and is located in Duluth, Minnesota. We're hiring caring, compassionate people like you to provide personal care and health-related services to help make the lives of our clients more fulfilling and enjoyable. As a Home Health Assistant at Ecumen, you'll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people's expectations every day.Ecumen Overview
Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.
Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.ResponsibilitiesThe Home Health Assistant is responsible for providing personal care and other designated health-related services designed to maintain the client's physical and emotional well-being, in compliance with the Home Care/Hospice policies, procedures and standards for the Home Health Assistant. Essential job responsibilities include:Provides personal care to clients per client's individualized care plan. Promotes independence with Clients, offering choices and fostering self-help skills.Observes, documents and reports changes in physical, cognitive, and emotional condition of clients.Communicates with client and/or family members while in client's home as appropriate. Participates in care conferences with other health team members as neededPrepares meals as directed and requested, following special meal plans if instructed. May provide light housekeeping and laundry services as directed by the care plan.Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire and other emergency situations.The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing confidential, professional administrative support while working in accordance with established policies, procedures, and/or specific instructions from the executive director and/or delegated supervisor. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for sending out correspondence, data entry, issuing receipts as applicable, assisting with administrative projects, and filing. Essential job responsibilities:Answers the phone politely and attentively, screens calls, routes calls, and takes messages for residents and staff.Composes, types, copies and disseminates special reports, documents, correspondence, and provides clerical assistance as directed from various departments and staff. Organizes and maintains filing systems which may include assembling medical charts, organizing and purging medical records.Sends and receives fax transmissions, as directed.May assist with inventory control and purchasing and ordering medical and office supplies.Performs errands for the organization, as assigned.Conducts project as assigned.Other duties as assignedQualificationsHome Health AssistantMinimum Required Qualifications:
- 17 years of age or older
- Licensure/Certification Required: Certified Nursing Assistant and satisfactory test out of the HHA component
- Current valid driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
- Excellent customer service and phone skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
- Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Ability to meet deadlines despite distractions and interruptions.
- Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, MSDS
Equal Opportunity Employer
- High school diploma, GED, or higher
- Previous experience working with seniors
Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We participate in E-Verify.