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  • Heartland PCA is dedicated to providing quality care, responsive management, solid reputation.
  • Ongoing education, training, individualized care plans.
  • Flexible schedule (full-time and part-time).
  • Competitive pay, 401k, life, dental, vision and other benefits.
  • Ethical and professional leadership team.

Independent Living Support Staff (all locations)

The personal Independent Living Support Worker (ILS) performs services that develop, maintain and improve the community-living skills of a person. The worker is a direct staff person to address the identified skill development needs of a person in several essential function areas.

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Personal Care Assistant (all locations)

Position Purpose:

The Personal Care Assistant performs personal care services to clients unable to live independently in the community without assistance. Clients must be in a stable medical condition and not have acute care needs. The Personal Care Assistant works within the guidelines of a plan of care established by the client, physician, and supervising RN. The PCA reports directly to the RN Supervisor or Director of Nursing.

Qualifications: Professional and Personal:
  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  • Have demonstrated ability to work with little direct supervision and make appropriate judgments.
  • Have demonstrated dependability, tact and ability to follow orders.
  • Possess good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Possess, and maintain good physical and mental health, including current TB testing (refer to Health Screening policy).
  • Have U.S. Citizenship or evidence of alien work permit.
  • Disclose any conviction and criminal history records pertaining to any crime related to the provision of health services or to the occupation of Personal Care Assistant (no candidate who has been convicted of such crimes will be hired.)
  • Must not have jeopardized health and welfare of vulnerable adults through physical abuse, sexual abuse or neglect.
  • Must not misuse or show dependency on mood altering chemicals including alcohol.
  • Must have completed one or more of the following:
    1. A Nursing Assistant training program or its equivalent, for which competency as a Nursing Assistant is determined according to a test administered by State Board of Vocational Technical Education or
    2. A Homemaker-Home Health Aide training program using a curriculum recommended by Minnesota Department of Health or
    3. An accredited educational program for registered nurses or licensed practical nurses or
    4. A training program that provides the assistant with skills required to perform Personal Care Assistant services or
    5. Determination by the supervising RN that the assistant has the skills required, through training and experience, to perform the personal care services specified under Covered Services in Medical Assistance Manual.
Specific Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Provide bowel and bladder care.
  • Perform skin care, including prophylactic routine and palliative measures documented in plan of care.
  • Assist with range of motion exercises.
  • Provide respiratory assistance.
  • Perform transfers.
  • Assist with bathing, grooming, hair washing necessary for personal hygiene.
  • Perform turning and positioning.
  • Assist with medications (normally self-administered).
  • Apply and maintain prosthetics and orthotics.
  • Clean equipment.
  • Assist with dressing/undressing.
  • Provide assistance with food, nutrition and diet activities.
  • Accompany client to obtain medical diagnoses or treatment.
  • Provide services necessary to maintain client's personal health and safety.
  • Assist client to complete daily living skills such as personal/oral hygiene.
  • Assist with incidental household services,
  • Report changes in the client's condition and needs to the Registered Nurse
  • Complete the appropriate records to document cares given and pertinent observations.
  • Respond and attend to client requests promptly
  • Maintain proper handwashing techniques
  • Maintain a safe client environment.
  • Maintain client confidentiality; treat clients and families with respect.
  • Understand, accept and respond to the emotional needs of each client.
  • Participate in inservice programs to meet compliance requirements.
  • Accept and fulfill assignments with the Company; exercise judgment in accepting assignments.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.
Personal Care Assistant May Not:
  • Provide services except as employee of an enrolled provider company.
  • Provide services not outlined in the plan of personal care services.
  • Provide services that are not supervised by a Registered Nurse.
  • Provide personal care services to clients for whom they are legal guardians or relatives (unless a waiver is obtained).
  • Perform sterile procedures.
  • Give injections of fluids into veins, muscles or skin.
  • Provide services in an adult or child foster home without prior approval from the Department of Human Services.
Physical/Environmental Demands:

Heavy physical demands: involves lifting clients, bending, stooping, and stretching. Must be adaptable to a variety of environments and settings in the community. Must assess physical and emotional needs and be able to respond appropriately. Must have dependable transportation.

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Qualified Profession/Case Manager: Social Worker or Registered Nurse (Hibbing Office)

You MUST complete an application on our website to be further considered for this position.

The Qualified Professional shall furnish services in accordance with Minnesota Department of Human Services regulations. All functions shall be performed in accordance with the established policies and practices of the company. The Qualified Professional performs functions which require substantial specialized knowledge, judgment and skill based upon the principles of psychological, biological and social sciences and must be able to make judgments accordingly. The Qualified Professional reports directly to the Administrator.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Demonstrate dependability.
  • Maintain a safe environment for clients.
  • Make the initial assessment visit and regularly re-evaluate the client's needs.
  • Obtain Doctor’s orders for services and equipment.
  • Sign up new clients.
  • Initiate the Plan of Care and make necessary revisions.
  • Coordinate care for clients if needed.
  • Work with local public health and social service case managers to ensure the client needs are met.
  • Perform total client care when needed.
  • Maintain an accurate clinical record, prepare clinical and progress notes, audit charting, follow through on client requests, timely record keeping.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Inform the physician and other necessary personnel of changes in the client's condition and needs.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.
  • Plus other responsibilities and duties not listed

Moderate to Heavy - heavy lifting necessary for client care. Must be adaptable to a variety of environments and community settings. Driving in all types of weather.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Either or: Have graduated from an accredited school of social work and be a Licensed Social Worker; Have graduated from an accredited school of Nursing and be a licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota.
  • Possess good interpersonal communication and teaching skills.
  • Exhibit professional behavior,
  • Possess and maintain good physical and mental health.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or provide evidence of a valid Alien Work Permit.

Benefits: Dental, Vision, 401k benefits available.

Heartland PCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Type: Full-time

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Qualified Professional/Case Manager (Bemidji Office)

You MUST complete an application in person or on our website to be further considered for this position.

The Qualified Professional shall furnish services in accordance with Minnesota Department of Human Services regulations. All functions shall be performed in accordance with the established policies and practices of the company. The Qualified Professional performs functions which require substantial specialized knowledge, judgment and skill based upon the principles of psychological, biological and social sciences and must be able to make judgments accordingly. The Qualified Professional reports directly to the Administrator.

The Qualified Professional (QP) must be one of the following: Registered Nurse, Licensed Social Worker, or Qualified Developmental Disabilities Specialist (see qualifications below).

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Demonstrate dependability.
  • Maintain a safe environment for clients.
  • Make the initial assessment visit and regularly re-evaluate the client's needs.
  • Obtain Doctor’s orders for services and equipment.
  • Sign up new clients.
  • Initiate the Plan of Care and make necessary revisions.
  • Coordinate care for clients if needed.
  • Work with local public health and social service case managers to ensure the client needs are met.
  • Perform total client care when needed.
  • Maintain an accurate clinical record, prepare clinical and progress notes, audit charting, follow through on client requests, timely record keeping.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Inform the physician and other necessary personnel of changes in the client's condition and needs.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.
  • Plus other responsibilities and duties not listed

Moderate to Heavy - heavy lifting necessary for client care. Must be adaptable to a variety of environments and community settings. Driving in all types of weather.

Qualifications and Skills
  • Either or: Have graduated from an accredited school of social work and be a Licensed Social Worker; Have graduated from an accredited school of Nursing and be a licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota.
  • See below for qualifications for Developmental Disabilities Specialist
  • Possess good interpersonal communication and teaching skills.
  • Exhibit professional behavior
  • Possess and maintain good physical and mental health.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or provide evidence of a valid Alien Work Permit.
Developmental Disabilities Specialist qualifications:
  • The license holder must ensure that the designated coordinator is competent to perform the required duties through education, training, and work experience relevant to the primary disability of persons served by the license holder and the individual persons for whom the designated coordinator is responsible. The designated coordinator must have the skills and ability necessary to develop effective plans and to design and use data systems to measure effectiveness of services and supports.
    The designated coordinator must minimally have:
    • a baccalaureate degree in a field related to human services, and one year of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older;
    • an associate degree in a field related to human services, and two years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older;
    • a diploma in a field related to human services from an accredited post-secondary institution and three years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older; or
    • a minimum of 50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities; and
    • four years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older under the supervision of a staff person who meets the qualifications identified in clauses (1) to (3).

Benefits: Dental, Vision, 401k benefits available.

Heartland PCA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Type: Full-time

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