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Home Health Aide

Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA

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  • Under supervision of an RN, the Certified Home Health Aide, provides assistance in caring for clients with activities of daily living that is consistent with the philosophy, objectives, standards of care, policies and procedures of Mercy Medical Center.

  •  Records and reports information such as vital signs, intake and output, weight, and any behavioral changes to appropriate supervisory personnel.


  • Utilizes the department specific Home Health Aide Note appropriately. 
  • Assists with various client activities such as: ambulation, active and passive range of motion exercises, turning and positioning in bed, getting up in chair, using bathroom, bedpan, and/or urinal. 
  • Is able to prioritize and assist clients with activities of daily care as assigned: bathing, grooming, oral care and other personal hygiene.


Adheres to the standard precaution policies 

  • Maintains, assembles and organizes equipment needed for a safe secure environment. 
  • Assists in mealtime activities and feeding clients. 
  • Completes routine daily assignments.


  • Demonstrates organization, efficiency, and productivity related to time management.


  • Performs additional duties as requested such as transporting clients.


  • Promotes a safe and clean environment by maintaining the cleanliness of the home.


  • Demonstrates activity to impact change within your department and with other departments.


  • Promotes and establishes effective relationships within the department, with other departments, physicians, and with hospital guest and clients.


  • Takes an active role in enhancing abilities to carry out job functions through personal and professional/job-related growth and development.


  • Participates in orientation of new staff members 
  • Maintains clinical and professional competency based upson established standards of practice
  1. Must be a high school graduate or GED equivalent.
  2. Must have a 75 hour CNA Certification.
  3. Must have a valid driver’s license.
  4. Must have proof of liability vehicle insurance.
  5. CNA experience preferred.
  6. Must complete 12 hours of in-service per calendar year to maintain CNA certification.
  7. Maintain current BLS, and Mandatory Reporter certification.


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Job Details

Req Num 065935
ID 424260
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Part Time
Pay --
Health Care
First Shift

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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