Encompass Health Careers

CNA - Home Health Aide - PRN

Boise, Idaho
Home Health Aide


Job Description

Division: Home Health

 

Are you in search of a new career opportunity where you are the connection? 

 

Encompass Health is seeking a Certified Nurse Aide to join our growing and dynamic Home Health team.

 

At Encompass Health, we believe integrated care delivery for post-acute services across the healthcare continuum is critical to achieving the best outcomes for patients.  We can provide a seamless transition of care between inpatient and home-based care that adapts fluidly and helps our patients get back to their lives.

 

We are stronger together and empower our clinicians to be the connection by fostering a positive culture of inclusivity and collaboration.

 

Consistently ranked as a top Best-Place-To-Work in the communities we serve, we maintain a workplace that is stable, ethical, and supportive to you so that meaningful, measurable differences can be made in the lives of our patients.  Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Encompass Health offers benefits that encourage lifestyle choices that keep you healthy and happy. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools, and resources include:

  • State-of-the-art resources and tools for secure, compliant, reliable and organized communication between patients and their care team 
  • Generous Paid Time Off plans for full-time employees – 30 days!
  • Web-based education and online instruction to increase knowledge and competency.
  • Scholarship program for employees and their children.
  • Matching 401(k) plan.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Electronic medical records & mobile devices for all clinicians.
  • Incentivized bonus plan.

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EOE

Responsibilities

At Encompass Health – Home Health, the Home Health Aide takes care of the basic daily quality of life needs of patients.  This is a vital, necessary service to directly improve the quality of life for the patient.

  • Carry out assigned tasks on clients and follow Home Health Aide Care Plans. Perform delegated tasks after instruction by RN or PT.
  • Bathe clients, assist with showers and partial baths as appropriate.
  • Assist clients with proper exercises and assist PT in the rehabilitation for client when applicable.
  • Help client maintain personal hygiene and assist with all aspects of activities of daily living.
  • Answer client questions about self-care techniques and give instructions that will assist family, client, and family/support in providing care.
  • Assist client in getting ready for doctor appointments.
  • Lift, turn, and weigh clients as appropriate.
  • Take and record vital signs as assigned, including blood pressure, temperature, respiration.

 

Qualifications

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) strongly preferred.
  • Must be registered and listed in good standing on the Nurse Aide Registry in the state of employment.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a home health or hospice setting.
  • Minimum of 1 year of full-time experience in direct client care in an institutional setting (hospital or nursing facility).
  • Must have the ability to recognize the needs of people, to maintain good relationships with people, and have the capacity to make meaningful observations and communicate them to the supervisor. 
  • Must have a driver’s license, auto insurance, and dependable transportation

If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW by completing an online application!