AdventHealthHome Health Aide
Shawnee, KS

Home Health Aide AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Benefits begin on Day One

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/ Shifts

  • Part- Time Days Monday-Friday 8am-12noon but can be flexible. Could do Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

  • This person works with SN, PT and OT for bathing and personal care needs for our home health patients.

Location:

30-45 mile radius from hospital. Areas could include in Kansas: Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Douglass, Johnson, Miami, and Franklin counties. In Missouri: Clay, Cass, Jackson, and Platte counties.

The role you'll contribute to:

This position is accountable for assisting the health care professional by providing personal health care services and assistance with activities of daily living to the patient as specifically identified in a written assignment and necessary for the accomplishment of patient care plan goals.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Punctual with returning pages and phone calls, with completing documentation, timeliness in arriving at meetings and for patient treatments.

  • Maintains a good attendance record, notifies supervisor of absences in a timely manner.

  • Participates in team and staff meetings as assigned.

  • Notifies PCS of patient schedule by 9:00 a.m. each day.

  • Completes daily visit notes in a timely manner.

  • Submits time sheets/DAS daily, in accordance with payroll schedule.

  • Establishes effective rapport with patients, their families, and co-workers.

  • Respects authority by following the appropriate channels of communication in resolving problems and presenting information.

  • Readily accessible for new patient assignments.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in accepting patient assignments.

  • Communicates changes in the patient’s condition with the Case Manager or the Supervisor in a timely manner.

  • Provides care with respect for the patient’s privacy and property.

  • Demonstrates supportive and positive attitude of Agency’s policy/procedure and practice to the community.

  • Protects privileged information.

  • Demonstrates Agency values when dealing with other health care providers and community resources.

  • Maintains confidentiality of patients and other associates by avoiding inappropriate discussions and gossiping.

  • Performs personal care activities and supportive services for patients in their place of residence as specified in a written assignment.

  • Follows appropriate safety measures when providing patient care.

  • Provides weekend and holiday coverage as assigned by the patient care supervisor.

  • Offers to take on other responsibilities to help the entire Home Health Care Team.

  • Provides information for personnel file.

  • Communicates pertinent information to the PCS, Case Manager and other team members.

  • Attends in-service training, as scheduled, but at least 12 hours per year.

  • Follows plan established on the HHA assignment sheet.

  • Documentation clearly reflects HHA assignment.

  • Documentation is accurate and follows established Care Plan.

  • Participates actively in meetings, as scheduled.

  • Mentors new employees, as requested.

  • Follows frequency and duration of HHA services established on HHA care plan.

  • Demonstrates the ability to organize workload in order to meet productivity standards.

  • Complete documentation within 24 hours.

  • Completes documentation accurately the first time.

  • Responsibly cares for tools/equipment issued by agency.

Qualifications

What will you need?

  • Kansas Home Health Certification (90 hours of training and 16 hours of supervised practical training by a qualified RN)

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Current Car Insurance

  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Preferably, have had at least one year’s employment experience as a Nurse’s Aide in an institutional setting.

  • A minimum of 90 hours of training, including sixteen hours of supervised practical training by a qualified RN.

  • Successful completion of a Home Health Aide competency evaluation.

  • Good listening skills and ability to access desires of the patient in an accepting manner.

  • Ability to function independently, problem-solve, prioritize and make decisions related to Home Health Aide responsibilities.

  • Demonstrates sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and ability to deal effectively in a hostile or emotional patient situation.

  • Effective interpersonal skills in relating to referral sources, co-workers and patients.

  • Ability to communicate courteously with physician, clinical staff and patients.

  • Knowledge and competency to perform required documentation and patient care procedures as a Home Health Aide.

  • Demonstrates ability to read, write and carry out directions and to deal effectively with the demands of the job.

  • Ability to use various tools, equipment and work aides as necessary to perform job duties.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred

  • 5 Years of Position-Related Experience Preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Home Health

  • Job Schedule: Part-time

    Pay Range: $15.00 - $21.02

  • Location: Shawnee, KS

  • Job ID: 23038522

  • Job Family: Home Care

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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