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Home Health Aide

Robbinsdale, MN

Blaze Health

Blaze Health is a joint venture between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and North Memorial Health, which includes North Memorial Health primary care clinics, specialty care clinics and hospice. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Blaze Health is committed to transforming healthcare to remove the hassle and make it more accessible, more affordable and less complicated. Direct communication between care provider and insurer will help make the care experience better.

North Memorial Health in partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota launched a joint venture called Blaze Health which includes North Memorial Health’s primary care clinics, specialty care clinics and hospice.

About this position

Works under the direction of the registered nurse performing services for the customer, which may include adolescent, adult or geriatric, as necessary to maintain the personal comfort and safety of the client in the home. In addition, the home health aide communicates and documents customer care outcomes.

 

What we’ll expect from you

• Provides for the physical needs of the customer through observation and cognitive abilities.
• Assists with basic personal cares such as feeding, dressing, weighing, skin care, nail care, elimination needs, transfers, positioning, exercise, ambulation, tube feedings (this is not an all inclusive listing)
• Provides for nutritional needs by preparing food and fluids.
• Performs light housekeeping duties that are incidental to customer care.
• Observes and reports changes in the customers condition to the Home Health Aide supervisor or case manager/clinician.
• Provides a safe environment for the customer.
• Uses clean technique for cares.
• Performs appropriate safety procedures when transferring the customer.
• Provides for the psychosocial need of the customer.
• Provides appropriate care based on customer's age, mental and physical status, and Home Health Aide plan of care.
• Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
• The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list. • Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.
• Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements

Education

• High school graduate or equivalent required
• Successfully completed the coursework from a state approved Nursing Assistant program, or from a state approved Home Health Aide program, or currently enrolled in an academic health care field with activities of daily living skill competencies.   

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

• Minimum six months experience in direct customer care required. Hospice or geriatric experience preferred.
• Home Health or Care Center experience preferred. • Demonstrated ability to read, write, follow written instructions and document care given.
• Demonstrated ability to work with little supervision and make appropriate judgements.
• Demonstrated dependability, tact and patience.
• Demonstrated ability to provide clear verbal communication to customers, caregivers and staff.
• Must provide proof of current car insurance annually per hospital policy.
• Ability to handle exposure to tobacco smoke and animals.      

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory

• Home Health Aide or Nursing Assistant Certification or currently enrolled in a nursing program having completed first quarter/semester of direct customer care clinical rotation and must successfully complete HHA competency testing during orientation period.
- NMHC Standard
• BLS Certification
- NMHC Standard
• Valid Class D driver's license in state of residency with acceptable driving record, and annual proof of auto insurance per hospital policy
- NMHC Standard

Licensure/Certification(s) Mandatory where Applicable

    

Licensure/Certification(s) Preferred

    

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Blaze Health, LLC is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Blaze Health, LLC does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, status with respect to public assistance, or other protected class status. Blaze Health, LLC provides reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants and employees and takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to protected class status. If you believe that you have been treated in a way that does not conform to these statements, please contact Allison Gibbons, Manager, Talent Acquisition at 763-581-2993. If you need a reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, or to assist with the application process, please contact Human Resources at 763-581-2963.


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