CNA/MA

Heart Print Home Care   Kearney, NE   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on December 30, 2021
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CNA/MA for in-home care. 

Summary Cares for elderly, convalescent, or disabled persons in client's home.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains client confidentiality / adheres to HIPAA requirements and the agency’s policy and
    procedure manual.
  • Maintains a professional appearance by dressing in the required dress protocol.
  • Read and follow individual client’s Plan of Care.
  • Changes bed linens, washes client's laundry, and light housekeeping.
  • Purchases, prepares, and serves food for the client and other members of the family.
  • Assists clients in and out of bed, automobile, or wheelchair, to the lavatory, and up and
    downstairs.
  • Assists client with hygiene such as bathing, oral care, grooming, and/or dressing.
  • Remind client to self-administer medications. Certified Medication Aides in Nebraska can
    administers prescribed oral medications under the written direction of Physician and as
    directed by Nurse Care Manager in accordance with State of Nebraska Medication Aide
    Act.
  • Accompanies ambulatory clients outside the home, serving as a guide, companion, and aide.
  • Reads aloud and plays cards or other games with the client upon request.
  • Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties as requested such as obtaining household
    supplies and running errands.
  • Maintains records of services performed and of the apparent condition of the client. Records are
    to be turned in within seven (7) days.
  • Reports client complaints or abnormal findings in client condition to a Nurse Care
    Manager.
  • Observe and report any unsafe conditions found in the client’s home or unsafe practices
    regarding the client.
  • Attend staff meetings, attend/complete in-services/training, and participate in orientation
    of new employees.

Expectations To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

  • Customer Service
  • Complete Tasks
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving
  • Safety
  • Attention to Detail
  • Professionalism
  • Keep Commitments
  • Motivation
  • Attendance/Punctuality
  • Communication Skills
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork


Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education diploma (GED); or one to three months related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
Ability to write simple correspondence
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to
clients and other employees of the organization

Reasoning Ability
Ability to understand instructions furnished in written or oral form

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current driver's license
Certified Nurse Aide or ability to obtain training as a Home Health / Personal Care Aide
Certified Medication Aide (optional, but helpful)

Other Requirements
Willing to travel to client's home up to 30 miles away
Available to work every other weekend and every other holiday
Genuine compassion for the elderly and disabled

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms; talk and listen. The employee is occasionally required to stand and sit. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (bathrooms or warm thermostat settings).