SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Performs patient care activities and related nursing services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of the patient as assigned. Is a member of the interdisciplinary team and works with the case manager assigned to the patient. Performs duties in accordance with established nursing objectives, standards, organizational policies and procedures and patient rights.
» Meet all health requirements imposed by law.
» Completion of Nursing assistant certification program or proof of valid certification.
» Health care experience desired, preferably in a home care setting.
» Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. .
» Personal qualities of empathy, responsibility, dependability, and intelligence
» Must demonstrate effective communication skills with team members, clients, and family members.
» Must carry the Kentucky state minimum vehicle liability insurance.
» Must have the ability to work independent of direct on-site supervision.
» Demonstrate leadership and teaching ability.
» Must be able to participate in Federal and State Helath Care Programs.
» Must be able to pass Criminal Records Background Check.
» Must be able to pass Driving Records Check upon hire and annually.
» Must be able to pass the Abuse Registry Check.
» Must be able to pass the OIG Exclusion List Check
» Must be able to pass the Sex Offender Website Check
» Must be able to pass the KY Adult Caregiver Misconduct Registry Check
» Request or deny the Hepatitis B Vaccination.
» Receive a yearly TB skin test.
» Must have current driver’s license, arrange travel and be able to access patient homes independently.
» Must deomnstrate proper use of personal protective equipment and observe universal precautions.
» Lift objects up to 50 pounds on an occassional basis.
» Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.