Home Health Care

Idaho Falls, ID 83401

Post Date: 05/23/2018 Job ID: 364032 Industry: None Pay Rate: $7.50/hour
Looking for a dedicated home caregiver in the Idaho Falls area.
Promotes and restores patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.
Responsibilities
  • Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Promotes patient' s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division' s philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer' s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Clinical Skills
  • Must have bedside manners
  • Infection Control
  • Nursing Skills
  • Physiological Knowledge
  • Administering Medication
  • Medical Teamwork
  • Capable multi-tasking,
  • Able to communicate verbally Communication
  • Health Promotion and Maintenance

Must have state of Idaho Nurse licensing.

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