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Kindred At Home Home Health Aide, PRN in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Our Care Matters. When you join the Kindred at Home team, you become part of something bigger. We are the nationand#8217;s leading provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical home care services. Our team delivers compassionate, high-quality care to patients in their homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal assistance, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice and palliative care. Now more than ever, people in your community need in-home healthcare. Our team helps to keep them safely at home, during moments that matter most to them. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients and their families. Our Employees Matter.We believe a world-class patient experience is enabled by an exceptional employee experience. And, committed to fostering an amazing employee experience at Kindred at Home. Our people are our greatest resource and asset, and we are committed to helping our employees thrive and fulfill their personal and professional goals. We offer:ulliCompetitive pay and 401k/liliHealthy Steps Wellness/liliHealthcare Plans/liliEmployee Assistance Program/liliCenters of Excellence Program/liliEducational Assistance/liliClinical ladder for professional credentialing and advancement/liliLeadership development/liliTalent focused Framework/liliTargeted personal and career development planning/li/ul A Home Health Aide ( HHA ): ulliProvides direct patient care to patient under direction of the RN and according to the Aide Plan of Care (POC)./liliCorrectly assists the patient with self-administered medications by opening bottle caps for the patient, reading medication labels to the patient, checking the dose being self-administered against the prescribed dose on the container label and observing the patient takes the medication/liliConsistently takes accurate temperature, pulse and blood pressure measurements and recognizes and reports abnormal results to supervisor/liliHelps patient maintain good personal hygiene by performing or supervising bathing, grooming, skin care, shaving, oral care, nail/foot care and other activities/liliAssists in feeding patients. Is able to communicate basic principles of nutrition, observe and record food and fluid intake when necessary. Safely positions patient for meals and feeds or assists in self feeding/liliAssists with patient toileting including use of bed pan/urinal, change and position catheter bags and bag change procedures on well-regulated ostomies/liliProvides necessary skills to safely assist the patient with patient mobility, exercises, positioning/turning, transfers and ambulation per Plan of Care and Kindred at Home policy/liliProvides necessary skills to appropriately report changes and document pertinent information and care rendered to patient to ensure continuity of care. Documents interactions with patients, caregivers, doctors and other staff members appropriately, legibly, thoroughly and in the amount of time allowed/liliPractice acceptable infection control principles. Provide a clean, safe and comfortable environment/liliWillingly assists with other household duties including light laundry, bed changing and bed making, light meal preparation, light housekeeping and shopping (if no other assistance is available and an MD order is present)./li/ul span /spanbrbrbRequired Skills/bbrulliHigh sc