Personal Care Attendant (PCA) - On-Call
Employment Type: Full-Time
Working Hours Start: Various
Working Hours End: Various
Provides direct resident care, completes assignments as a universal worker, and assists in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for residents.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provides direct resident care while promoting resident dignity, independence and choice, regularly observes residents’ physical and mental conditions and reports changes to the Health Services Director, Expressions Coordinator, or Executive Director. Assists with or provides care services as directed by the resident’s cooperative service plan. Reports and documents all incidents and accidents per policy. Completes all incident forms. Assists residents to and from dining room and activities. Performs First Aid and initiates emergency response procedures as required. Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously and answers phones when assigned. Follows and supports community fire safety and infection control practices and promptly reports any unsafe conditions or equipment to immediate supervisor. Serves meals in the dining room, assisting residents at meal time, provides resident tray delivery, and assists with dining room and kitchen clean up and maintenance. Assists in lifting, moving and transporting residents using proper body mechanics or assistive devices as directed by the resident’s cooperative service plan. Assists with tours, move-ins, move-outs, and transfers. Coordinates personal care services with co-workers assisting with lifting and responds to assistance pages promptly. Assists with apartment housekeeping services and resident’s laundry. Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings. Other duties as assigned
COMPANY-WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES Demonstrates Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Commitment and Trust. Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents’ families, visitors and staff. Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to residents, employees, the facility, and company information and records. Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Must hold state required certification, complete state required delegation and/or training requirements and successfully complete the ADL competency return demonstration. Must have word processing skills. Current First Aid and CPR certification. Food Handlers permit if required by State.
High school diploma or GED with one or more years of personal care experience with older adults preferred
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