Job Description

Receives, understands, and follows care plan and assignment from public health nurse, physical therapist, or occupational therapist.
After instruction by RN for individual patient care procedures, perform the following:
routine bowel care, colostomy, stoma, skin cleansing and bag application; dry (non-sterile) dressing reapplication following removal of dressings for the purpose of bathing, and catheter care.

Assists/provides patient with:
Bathing, oral care, and skin care including bed bath, shower, tub, shampoo, hair care, shaving, perineal care, cleaning of teeth/dentures.
Assists with medication ordinarily self-administered by the patient instructed by the PHN with assistance limited to:
Reminding patient of when it is time to take prescribed medication.
Reports and documents care provided:
Notifies and documents changes in the patient's condition or family situation in a timely manner to the public health nurse, licensed physical therapist, or occupational therapist.
Assists with household duties essential to the patient's health care at home, such as changing linen, personal laundry, dusting, vacuuming, washing dishes, shopping and meal preparation.
Is accountable for whereabouts to supervisor during all work hours.
Adheres to Quality of Service Behavior Guidelines in all aspects of job.
Performs other duties as requested.

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