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Home Health Aide
01-25-2010






Encourages consumer to be independent in performing tasks within the consumer's ability and to learn and practice new tasks.  Provide personal care attendant services, meal preparation, house keeping and laundry per assignment sheets.  Maintain a positive role with consumers and assist consumers in developing greater independence and self-reliance.  
Minimum Job Qualifications

Education:  High School Diploma or GED, and Home Health Aide State Registration. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred. 

Work Experience:  Prefer individuals having two years experience in a human service field or in a related field of experience working directly with persons having disabilities.General Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, meet agency’s driver insurability requirements, reliable vehicle, and up to date automobile insurance.

Working Conditions:  This position requires significant bending, lifting and stooping.  Must be able to demonstrate the ability to lift 100 lbs.

Training Requirements During Employment:      Comply with all internal training requirements, as well as professional training that will ensure department compliance with regulations and best practices.  Must complete 12 hours of in-service training per year in order to maintain Home Health Aide State Registration.
6.       Characteristics, Skills and Abilities:
A.         Adaptability:  The degree to which the employee is able to maintain effectiveness in varying environments and with varying tasks, responsibilities, or people.
B.         Ability to Learn:  The degree to which the employee is able to assimilate and apply, in a timely manner, new job related information that may vary in complexity.
C.         Tolerance for Stress:  The degree to which the employee maintains acceptable performance under pressure and/or opposition (e.g. time pressure, job ambiguity) and relieves stress in a way that is acceptable to the organization.
D.         Teamwork:  The degree to which the employee works effectively with teams, work groups, or those outside formal lines of authority in order to accomplish assignments or goals; takes action that respects the needs and contributions of others.

E.          Planning and Organization:  The degree to which the employee establishes a course of action for himself or herself in order to accomplish assignments or goals.

F.          Judgment:  the degree to which the employee is able to develop alternative courses of action and make decisions that are based on logical assumptions and that reflect factual information.

G.         Problem Solving:  the degree to which the employee is able to secure relevant information, compare and contrast data from a number of different sources, identify key issues and their relationships as well as their impact on situations or problems.  In addition, determine alternative courses of action that will have a positive effect.
H.         Written Communication:  The degree to which the employee is able to express ideas clearly in writing which demonstrates a sound knowledge of organization, grammar, language and terminology adjusted to the characteristics and needs of the intended audience. 

I.           Oral Communication:  The degree to which the employee is able to verbally express ideas and/or convey information respectfully, clearly and effectively in one on one or group situations.
J.          Customer Service:  The degree to which the employee makes an effort to listen to and understand the customer (both internal and external) and anticipates customer needs, giving high priority to customer's satisfaction.



Job Type:
Full-time

Location:
INDIANAPOLIS,

Salary:
10

Date available:
01-25-2010

Company:
Tangram

Company Description:
Tangram is a non-profit agency serving individuals with developmental disabilities. The purpose of our services is to help individuals with disabilities become more independent in their homes by teaching everyday living skills and supporting them to become more actively involved in the community.

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