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In Home Services Aide - Full Time Evenings - Immanuel Pathways Southwest Iowa

Immanuel Council Bluffs, IA
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Job Description

At Immanuel our actions are based off one simple belief:

Christ-Centered Service to Seniors, Each Other and the Community

At Immanuel we serve others.  We put the needs of others above our own.  We do this because we believe in dignity, safety and wellness for all.  And that’s The Immanuel Way.

Immanuel is the parent company to Immanuel Communities, Immanuel Pathways and AgeWell by Immanuel.  Immanuel owns and operates ten independent and assisted living, memory support and long-term care retirement communities on six campuses in Omaha, Papillion and Lincoln, Nebraska and the Immanuel Pathways PACE Centers in Council Bluffs and Des Moines in Iowa and Omaha Nebraska.

Purpose of the Job: Responsible for providing and assisting participants with activities of daily living, restorative and supportive care necessary to the preservation of the home environment. Assists in monitoring and reporting the health status and providing a safe environment for the participants of Immanuel Pathways.  Supports and lives out Immanuel’s Mission and CHRIST Promises.

Requirements of Job:

  • Be legally authorized (currently licensed or if applicable, certified or registered) to practice the job’s functions and actions in the respective state in which he/she is employed.
  • Only act within the scope of his/her authority to practice in the respective state in which he/she is employed.
  • Agree to abide by the philosophy, practices, and protocols of the PACE organization
  • Job specific competencies for the In-Home Services Aide will be met prior to assuming participant care.

KEY FUNCTIONS OF JOB

Approx.Time Requirement

Key (Essential) Functions of this Job

70% Participant Care & Assistance

  • Consults each day with the In-Home Services Manager (or designee) to be updated on Immanuel Pathways participant’s status, changes in plan of care and to confirm scheduled visits.
  • Under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse assists participants in the home with the following duties:
  • Personal hygiene such as skin, mouth, hair care and bathing.
  • Assists participants in and out of bed assisting with ambulation.
  • Assists with prescribed exercise which participants and aide have been taught by appropriate personnel.
  • Prepares meals, including therapeutic diets, assists participants with meals.
  • Assists participants to the bathroom or in using commodes, bedpans, or urinals.
  • Assists participants with medications which are ordinarily self-administered.
  • Other duties taught by a health profession for a specific participant such as:  taking of vitals, changing colostomy bags, changing of non-sterile dressing and non-sterile bowel and bladder hygiene care.
  • Performs directed household services.
  • Reports changes in participant’s condition and needs to the  In-Home Services Manager (or designee).
  • Completes appropriate documentation of services provided following Immanuel Pathways policy.

10% Policies & Procedures

  • Follows policies and procedures of Immanuel Pathways through:
  • Demonstrating dependability through consistent compliance with scheduled work hours
  • Complying with all policies and procedures
  • Acting within the scope of Job’s authority
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of all company procedures, results and information about participants, clients or families

5% Safety Standards

Follows safety policies and guidelines through:

  • Complying with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) guidelines
  • Implementing Exposure Control Plan
  • Complying with Emergency Preparedness Plan
  • Using proper lifting and push/pull techniques, use gate belt assistance and participant transfers

5% Other

Perform other duties as required or requested

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OF JOB

Education-

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Current License as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the respective state in which he/she is employed required.

Experience-

  • One (1) year of experience working with the frail or elderly population required.
  • One (1) year of experience is required working as a C.N.A in a nursing home, as a home health care worker, or similar position with seniors.

Other Requirements-

  • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-

  • Knowledge of principles, practices standards and techniques of a C.N.A.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Knowledge of how to use and maintain medical equipment.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, co-workers, medical staff, and the public.
  • Skilled in identifying and recommending problem resolution.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Description of how often the employee is exposed to the following working conditions:

 

Occasional (0-33%)

Frequent (34-66%)

Regular (67-100%)

Indoor Work

 

 

X

Outdoor Work

X

 

 

Cold (below 32 F)

X

 

 

Heat (above 100 F)

X

 

 

Extreme Noise

X

 

 

Vibrations

X

 

 

Fumes

X

 

 

Odors

 

X

 

Dust

X

 

 

Gases

X

 

 

Bloodborne Pathogens

 

X

 

Infectious Diseases

 

X

 

Electrical Hazards

X

 

 

Explosive Hazards

X

 

 

Chemical Hazards

X

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the key responsibilities and duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform them.

 

Occasional (0-33%)

Frequently (34-66%)

Constantly (67-100%)

Bending

 

X

 

Carrying (25 # or more)

X

 

 

Climbing

X

 

 

Crawling

 

X

 

Distinguish Smell

 

X

 

Distinguish Temperature

 

X

 

Driving

 

X

 

Hand/Finger Dexterity

 

 

X

Hearing (in person)

 

 

X

Hearing (on phone)

 

 

X

Lifting (25 # or more)

X

 

 

Pulling

X

 

 

Pushing

X

 

 

Sitting

X

 

 

Squatting

X

 

 

Standing

 

X

 

Stooping (bending at waist)

 

X

 

Stretching/Reaching

 

X

 

Talking (in person)

 

 

X

Talking (on phone)

 

 

X

Typing

X

 

 

Vision for Close Work

 

X

 

Walking

 

X

 

*This job profile is designed to summarize certain essential information about a job or job category. It is not designed to be a comprehensive or detailed task list for any particular job or job category.  This job/job category may have individual or multiple incumbents, each of whom may perform somewhat different specific job duties or tasks consistent with the general function of the job.  Incumbents may be required to perform duties or support functions other than those listed on the job profile as needed.  Immanuel may amend a job profile at any time with or without notice.

Job Details

Date Posted August 15, 2017
Date Closes October 31, 2017
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department PACE SW IOWA IN-HOME SVCS
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Shift
Daytime
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 31-1014.00 Nursing Assistants
Zipcode 51501

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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