Montereau's vision is promote longer, healthier, and happier lives by revolutionizing the way people age. We are seeking creative individuals who are committed to valuing, supporting, and uplifting the lives of older adults and those who care for them.
Montereau is currently seeking Home Health Aides to work night shifts. Must be able to work 12 hour shifts and have a flexible schedule.
Extend the ability of residents to remain living as independently as possibly by providing companionship services, assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), and personal assistance, while maintaining the appropriate level of privacy for each resident.
Assist with the resident's ADLs (i.e. bathing, toileting, dressing, grooming, and ambulation (monitor for trip/fall hazards), etc.), to the extent required based on the resident's capability. Communicate actions to the resident so they understand the care that is being provided in order to minimize and/or alleviate any concerns or fear.
Build a relationship with the resident through regular interaction. Provide emotional support to reinforce communication with others and encourage and/or attend activities (internal and external) selected by the resident that s/he will enjoy and find beneficial. Assure that choices are available for the resident and that they participate as much as possible in developing their activity schedule.
Provide medication reminders to the resident as appropriate.
Assure that the resident appropriately uses any prescribed medical equipment (i.e. wheelchairs, walkers, dentures, hearing aids, etc.).
Assist the resident with meal preparation, and/or arrange or accompany resident to restaurants (internal or external) to support their nutritional needs.
Provide assistance with consistent home organization, straightening and light cleaning for the resident in order to maintain a pleasant living environment and make storing and retrieving items in their home more accessible.
Assist the resident in preparing shopping and/or errand lists for food, clothing, supplies, or medical appointments and either shop or run errands for the resident or accompany the resident while they complete their shopping, errands, or appointments. Schedule and coordinate transportation services with the You're First office.
Document the resident's activities on a daily basis and note changes in physical or mental status to assist medical staff and family members in assessing the status of the resident's care plan.
Assist the resident with memory impairments by redirecting the resident as appropriate.
Routinely monitor the resident's medical equipment (i.e. wheelchairs, walkers, dentures, hearing aids, etc.) for potential equipment defects and coordinate any needed repairs.
Notify the You're First Program Manager of any potential residents who may benefit from the You're First Home Health Agency and promote services offered to residents who inquire about the program.
Perform other related functions as required or as assigned.
High school diploma or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required
Current State of Oklahoma Home Health Aide certification is required
Valid state driver's license is required
Job Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong communication skills to effectively and empathetically address critical health and end of life issues with a diverse resident population and family members
Strong interpersonal skills in order to engage residents in daily activities and to establish rapport and trust with residents
In order to accomplish the essential functions of this position, the following are required:
Moderate amount of physical exertion including standing, walking, sitting; and occasional requirement for twisting/turning, bending at the waist, lifting above head and shoulders, and routine lifting of 25 lbs.; and pushing wheelchairs with loads of up to 300 lbs
Normal levels of hearing and vision, including both near and far seeing, color discrimination, field of vision and depth perception and ability for ordinary levels of communication, both written and verbal
Frequent requirement for normal level of eye-hand coordination
Moderate use of office equipment and extensive use of a computer
Able to drive the You're First Home Health Agency van to transport residents as necessary
This position is performed primarily indoors in a climate controlled setting within a resident's apartment and/or the Montereau community; however, the position may include trips away from the community with the resident.
Mental and Emotional Requirements:
This position requires:
Understanding and carrying out of oral and written instructions and reviewing/preparing detailed reports, activity logs, and medical records
Planning own work activities
Working independently and as a member of a team and the ability to work with limited supervision
Routinely working on multiple tasks at the same time, under moderate amounts of pressure for results, with frequently changing priorities and requirements for extreme accuracy
Safety and Security Requirements:
Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test
Must successfully pass a criminal background screening
Must successfully pass a tuberculosis (TB) screening test
Must meet requirements on a motor vehicle records (MVR) check