The purpose of this position is to provide patient care and home maintenance interventions, under the clinical supervision of a registered nurse, as identified in the patient�s plan of care, and in accordance with organization policies and procedures. Maintains flexibility in schedule and responds to unexpected patient care needs and changes in workload and location of work as directed. This position is supervised as designated on the agency organizational chart.
Employment Status: Full-Time
Typical Hours of Employment: Monday - Friday 8a-5p
Employment Location: Topeka, KS
Required Application Materials: Online Application
Current Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) certification. Must possess a valid Kansas Driver�s License, in force automobile liability insurance and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets organization�s insurability standard as defined by Midland policy, if driving is required. Availability of reliable transportation may be required for this position. If driving is required, the employee must be at least 21 years of age or older, as required by insurance company underwriting standards. Have a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population.
Preferred: One year experience preferred.
Must be able to continuously sit, stand and walk, climb stairs, and remain in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods of time. Must have visual acuity sufficient to continuously note changes in non-verbal communication of patients, families, and others. Must have hearing acuity sufficient to hear verbal instructions and communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Must be able to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Must be able to deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor. Must be able to travel to and access patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or patients� lifestyles. Manual dexterity is helpful in being able to use the computer keyboard and equipment.
Individual must be able to travel to patient homes where conditions may be adverse due to weather, environment, or patients� lifestyles. Individual must wear appropriate business attire and spends virtually all of the time inside.