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Catholic Health Initiatives Home Health Aide; Full-time in Des Moines, Iowa


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Mercy Home Care is looking for an outstanding compassionate, passionate and dedicated Home Health Aide to join our team.

Mercy Home Care is lsited at a provider and EMPLOYER of choice!

  • Flexible schedule

  • Competitive compensation plus incentive bonus opportunities

  • Comprehensive health care benefits and wellness program

  • Free CEUs

  • Tuition reimbursement (based on employee class)

  • New, user-friendly EMR system provides focus on quality patient care and work-life balance


  • Observes and utilizes appropriate technique to perform the following personal care functions:

  • Shower/Tub/Bath

  • Mouth, skin and nail care

  • Assists with bedpan, urinal

  • Assists client(s) with transfers to wheelchair, chair, range of motion, ambulation and dressing

  • Encourgaes client's self-help with use of special equipment of assists with prescribed exercises.

  • Reports changes in body function/client status to supervisor.

  • Prepares meals taking into account dietary restrictions and client preferences, feeds or assists as needed, encourages fluid intake as appropriate.

  • Performs basic household chores: washes dishes, changes bed linens, makes occupied and unoccupied beds, dusts, mops floors, vacuums, does laundry, disposes of trash.

  • Completes and submits all required documentation in a timely manner.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Active CNA Certification

  • Successful completion of a competency evaluation program.

  • Home health aide experience in the prior 24 months and/or passes the CHI Health at Home’s competency evaluation program as required by Medicare regulations.

  • Ability to understand the written care plans, execute instructions and document services delivered.

  • One year home health aide, patient tech or other related experience required.

  • Must obtain and maintain current CPR Certification (all locations) and any state required certifications.

Mercy Home Care is apart of CHI Health at Home. CHI Health at Home is a fully owned subsidiary of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and specializes in home-based services management and the delivery of quality home care services. The Corporate Office is located just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio and the organization operates in nine (9) states, including Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, and Washington. There are approximately 2,500 caregivers throughout the organization providing the following home-based services:

  • Home Health Care and Supplemental Staffing

  • Home Infusion Therapy

  • Home Respiratory Care

  • Hospice

  • Medical Transportation

Catholic Health Initiatives has recently merged with Dignity Health to become CommonSpirit Health, the largest non-profit health care system in the country. Join our team and learn how we can make a difference together!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Contact Company: Mercy Home Care Des Moines

Location: US-IA, Des Moines