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Mary Greeley Medical Center Home Care Homemaker in Ames, Iowa

  • Position Summary

  • Supports the professional clinical staff by providing direct patient care in the home setting and performing duties as assigned by the Case Manager. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care.

  • Position Responsibilities

  • Unit Specific Position Responsibilities

  • Performs housekeeping duties under supervision of a Case Manager.

  • Performs procedures as defined by department competencies.

  • Assists patient while maintaining the environment in a clean and orderly manner

  • Assists in duties as requested to meet the day-to-day operations of the department.

  • Assures safe, therapeutic environment for patients, families, visitors, and staff.

  • Participates in staff development and orientation of new staff.

  • Sets priorities and demonstrates organizational skills.

  • Plans, shops, and prepares nutritious meals.

  • Performs other assigned duties.

  • Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):

  • Minimum of 18 years of age

  • Possession of a current valid driver’s license and must maintain eligibility for coverage under Mary Greeley Medical Center’s insurance policy.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) training, or within 90 days of hire and must maintain throughout employment

  • Mandator Reporter training within 90 days of hire and must maintain throughout employment.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Skill in effective oral communication in English. Ability to explain procedures and give information. Ability to report abnormal conditions appropriately.

  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Previous homemaker experience