Bigfork Valley is looking for a caring and compassionate individual to care for home care clients in their private homes or in the Bigfork Valley Villa.
The caregiver provides each client with routine daily nursing care and other desired services in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan. The caregiver may also provide the daily housekeeping, laundry, dietary, social and recreational services directly affecting the resident’s environment in order to enable them to function at the highest possible level. All caregiver tasks are performed in accordance with current standards, guidelines and regulations and in a safe and efficient manner.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Completion of a 75-hour training course and competency evaluation in Minnesota or in another jurisdiction equivalent to that required in Minnesota; or which satisfies the requirements of Medicare for Home Health Aides as provided by the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42, Section 484.36.
Meet the requirements of Title XVIII of the Social Security Act for Nursing Assistants in nursing facilities certified for participation in the Medicare program or have successfully completed a Nursing Assistant training program approved by the State of Minnesota and have at least 20 hours under the supervision of an Registered Nurse or complete the supervised practical training or experience within one month after beginning work performing Home Health Aide tasks or prior to June 1, 1993, had completed an approved Home Health Aide training program.
Current CPR Certification, completion of the Medication Administration Course, current Minnesota driver's license and automobile insurance required.