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Personal Care Attendant

The PCA/Caregiver provides direct personal care and protective oversight for care recipients in the home, and assures that all policies and procedures, standards and recipient rights are observed during his/her assignment in the home. The PCA/Caregiver reports to the Sierra Home Health Care Supervisor and Director of Services.

Area we cover: Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Fernley, Fallon, Silver Springs, Stagecoach, Yerington.

Major Duties:

  • Provide services in accordance with the specific instructions given on the Service Plan. Read and understand the Service Plan, and review each item with your Supervisor prior to the first visit to the recipients home.
  • Provide skilled personal assistance with physical hygiene including bathing, dressing, grooming and any other assistance needed to assure that all personal needs are met completely and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain safety by oversight and direct intervention as needed.
  • Provide dignified assistance, especially for incontinent individuals.
  • Maintain a daily log for each recipient, get a recipient signature each visit using the Sierra Home Health Care signature, and keep all records current.
  • Be knowledgeable of the recipients behavior, effects and side effects of medications, changes in behavior and appetite, sleeping habits, etc. Report any changes to the office using the Serious Occurrences report form. And significant changes must be reported by telephone IMMEDIATELY.
  • Emergencies should be handled by calling 911 immediately and then by calling office management.
  • Keep the home clean, orderly, organized and safe at all times.
    Maintain the recipients clothing in a neat and clean manner.
    Prepare healthy meals according to menu plans (including any special dietary needs).
  • Maintain a professional appearance.
  • Maintain Ethics, Boundaries and Professional Behavior
  • Participate in all scheduled training courses, seminars and meetings.
Full time
Sparks, NV 89432, US