People Incorporated
  • Minneapolis, Saint Paul, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

People Incorporated Mental Health Services is seeking a Home Health Aide. Our Home Health Agency is a mental health focused home health care agency addressing mental health issues as well as medical needs. This program develops and implements a plan of care in conjunction with psychiatrists, physicians, and other professionals and works to assess and meet all the health needs of our clients. Our goal is to find solutions that allow people to remain in their own homes.

The Home Health Aide will assist clients with hygiene/grooming, nutrition, and maintaining a safe home environment.  We train Aides in methods of assisting patients to achieve maximum self-reliance.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Observing and documenting behavior changes to assist with assessments and personal care plans
  • Working together with the agency as well as other health care professionals
  • Preventing crisis by contacting the primary RN as needed
  • Maintaining boundaries with clients to model socialization and appropriate behavior
  • Assisting in documentation of client records

Required qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Acceptance of persons with a wide range of disabilities, behaviors and needs in their home environment
  • AND Completion of one or more of the following within the last 24 months:
    • A nursing assistant training program or its equivalent, for which competency as a nursing assistant is determined according to a test administered by the State Board of Vocational Technical Education; OR
    • A homemaker-home health aide pre-service training program using a curriculum recommended by the Minnesota Department of Health; OR
    • An accredited educational program for registered nurses or licensed practical nurses; OR
    • A training program that provides the attendant with skills required to perform the services needed

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in a human service agency
  • Experience with or knowledge of mental or physical handicaps and their effect on development

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, veterans or other status unrelated to job qualifications.

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