Full time - 64 hours per two week period, NIGHTS, 10:30PM-6:30AM - includes every other weekend. The Home Health Aide is a vital role within Memory Care and can expect to: * Perform designated tasks under the immediate supervision of a nurse. * Function as a member of the Home Care team and demonstrate accuracy, reliability and safety in caring for clients. * Assist with ADLs (activities of daily living) including dressing, grooming, bathing, pericare, ambulation, foot care, nail care, transfers and rehab. * Complete as instructed by the RN (blood glucose monitors, oxymeter reading, oxygen monitoring, skin care, medication administration). * Transport clients safely in van or bus. QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL HAVE: * High School Diploma or GED graduate * Six months experience or more as a HHA or CNA working with cognitively impaired adults in their home or a facility. * Current certification on the MN Nursing Registry required * Basic Life Support (BLS) required * Valid Minnesota Class D driver’s license and eligible to be insured under the corporate auto insurance policy. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: - Ability to read and communicate effectively in English - Verbally communicate in a clear, precise manner, using a calm, pleasant tone of voice - Ability to communicate effectively with the elderly population and basic knowledge of memory loss - Read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, procedures and memos - Willingness to acquire additional training for medication management and Assisted Living Home Care - Ability to recognize the need for assistance and follow directions - Professional and courteous customer service skills St. Benedict's Community is known for our pioneering approach to memory care programs and housing for individuals with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Our expertise in providing memory care is evident in every detail, feature and service offered in our beautifully designed Benedict Homes. They are designed to embrace the needs of those whose memory affects their safety; residents live in a gracious home-like atmosphere that promotes maximum independence in a secure home setting. CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce. All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.
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