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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Contingent Home Health Aide in Mercy Home Care - Sioux City, Iowa

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Part time

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Provide one-to-one, compassionate care and love your job

Mercy Home Care provides compassionate, exceptional care where people are most comfortable: at home. We are the area's most comprehensive home care provider with trusted quality of care. With new strategy, vision and technology, we are growing and shaping the future of healthcare!

We have a pioneering care model with Home Care Connect, our integrated virtual care program that helps patients avoid preventable ER visits and hospitalizations. It enhances our clinical excellence with advanced, easy-to-use remote monitoring technology and 24/7 access to our Virtual Care Center RNs.

Home Health Aide position summary (Contingent)

Our home health aides provide paraprofessional services to our patients in their homes, following physician orders and in compliance with the state's Nurse Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirements and our policies and procedures.

Your opportunity

  • Provide one-to-one care with your patients in their homes

  • Enjoy a truly patient-centered focus

  • Excel with supportive, motivated colleagues in an inspiring environment

  • Flexibility

  • Competitive salary

  • Career paths and professional development

  • Learn the industry's best, easy-to-use, advanced technology

Minimum qualifications

  • Completion of federally compliant training program as required by law/regulation and successful completion of a competency evaluation program.

  • Must be certified as HHA in state of Iowa

  • Documentation of one year’s employment as an aide in an institution or home care setting.

  • Meets Mercy Home Care hiring criteria as defined in agency minimum standards (e.g. provision of professional references.)

  • Must be able to function in a practice environment with minimal direct supervision, accepting personal responsibility for maintaining a professional relationship with agency’s client and their family.

  • Must accept responsibility for maintaining skills, learning and adhering to agency's policies and procedures on an on-going basis.

  • Must have current driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from work site

About Mercy Home Care

Mercy Home Care is a member of Trinity Health At Home, a national home care, palliative care and hospice organization serving communities in twelve states. We rank in the top 25 percent of home care agencies nationally, by HomeCare Elite, which measures quality for home care providers (2017). We are a comprehensive, trusted provider of home care in the sacred place that people call home. A Catholic-based, non-profit organization, we serve patients and their loved ones with home care (skilled nursing, physical/occupational and speech therapy and medical social work) and other home health services. Our legacy serving western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota continues with a pioneering, future-thinking care model. We blend clinical expertise with our exclusive Home Care Connect™ virtual care program to help patients achieve their health goals. We have energizing new vision and strategy. Join us and shape the future of healthcare!

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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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