Home Health Aide

About the Role:

Job Code: 31.1121 Salary Range: $15.02 - $19.26


Status: Full Time, Permanent, Non-Exempt Location: Health Services


Department: Outreach Chronic Care Department Reports To: Outreach Supervisor



Summary:


The overnight home care aide will carry out health care tasks under the supervision of the home health care supervisor or nurse case manager. Home health aides shall have successfully completed a basic training program in home health aide services or an equivalent exam approved by the Outreach Department and possesses written evidence of such completion. The home health aide will provide personal care, housekeeping, ROM (Range of Motion) exercises, assist with medications, and most importantly provide companionship to the elderly and medically ill patients.


Essential Duties And Responsibilities:


  • Follow all policies and procedures within Outreach Chronic Care and SRMHS
  • Participate in trainings, workshops and annual skills competency testing, pertinent to scope of practice
  • Maintain records of client care, condition, progress, or problems.
  • Report and discuss observations with supervisor or nurse case manager
  • To provide care through the night, checking patient at regular intervals according to their care plan.
  • Provide companionship, entertain, converse with clients to keep them mentally healthy and alert.
  • Provide hygiene care as needed to keep the patient’s skin clean and dry.
  • Keep the linens and clothing free from wrinkles that may cause impressions in the skin.
  • To respond promptly to calls for assistance while respecting, at all times, the privacy, dignity and choice of the patient.
  • To provide a safe and caring environment that promotes sleep and underpins the patients’ physical, emotional and psychological well-being.
  • Follow the turning and repositioning schedule.
  • Apply assistive devices as necessary to avoid skin breakdown over pressure points.
  • To accept other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: There are no supervisor requirements for this position.


Education And/or Experience: High School Diploma or GED


Other Skills and Abilities: Communication both orally and written, Mohawk language and traditions is preferred, physically able to carry out the duties of the position, and maintain confidentiality.


Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean driver abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy. Successful candidate must pass criminal background check and submit to a drug screening.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor.


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Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, and supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses). Applicants that are eligible for native preference must include Tribal Identification Card, Status Card or letter to be eligible for Native Preference. All submissions can be emailed to human.resources@srmt-nsn.gov or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as a PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job-related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


DRUG TESTING POLICY


All positions require the successful candidate to pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


BACKGROUND CHECK


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes. Depending on the position there maybe multiple background checks.


ELIGIBILITY LIST


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used for Emergency Hire individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.


INTERVIEW


Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.


EMPLOYEE COVID VACCINATION POLICY


Effective July 3, 2023, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe no longer requires the COVID-19 Vaccination for any positions within the organization, to include Health Services.

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