Responsible for providing and assisting participants with personal care, activities of daily living, and basic therapeutic care necessary to the preservation of the home environment. Assists in monitoring and reporting the health status and providing a safe environment for the participants of Immanuel Pathways. Supports and lives out Immanuel’s Mission and CHRIST Promises.
Requirements of Job:
Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job
Participant Care & Assistance 70%
· Under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse assists participants in the home with the following duties:
o Personal hygiene such as skin, mouth, hair care and bathing.
o Assists participants in and out of bed assisting with ambulation.
o Assists with prescribed exercise which participants and aide have been taught by appropriate personnel.
o Prepares meals, including therapeutic diets, assists participants with meals.
o Assists participants to the bathroom or in using commodes, bedpans, or urinals.
o Assists participants with medications which are ordinarily self-administered.
o Other duties taught by a health profession for a specific participant such as: taking of vitals, changing colostomy bags, changing of non-sterile dressing and non-sterile bowel and bladder hygiene care.
· Performs directed household services.
· Reports changes in participant’s condition and needs to the In-Home Services Manager (or designee).
· Completes appropriate documentation of services provided following Immanuel Pathways policy.
Safety Standards 5%
Follows safety policies and guidelines through:
Perform other duties as required or requested
KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-