PCA Personal Care Assistant

Position Summary:

Perform various resident care activities and related non-professional services essential to caring for personal needs and comfort of residents

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist all resident/clients with a high quality of personal care, including by not limited to; bathing, grooming, shaving, and incontinent care.
  • Make all beds as needed in A.M., turn down as needed in P.M., strip beds once each week or PRN.
  • Do all personal laundry on resident’s first scheduled shower day.
  • Do all linens per shift (Where applicable).
  • Assist residents with meal time. Cut food. Encourage to eat. Feed when needed.
  • Utilize on an ongoing basis, all aspects of special programs offered by the community.
  • Maintain calm atmosphere at all times.
  • Follow through with all assignments on a timely basis in accordance to chain of command when Director of Health Services is not on duty.
  • Report of Director of Health Services all unusual behavior of resident (changing of status).
  • Check station bulletin board per shift for Special Needs Sheet, and any other pertinent information regarding needs, staff programming, etc.
  • Provide activities as planned and/or directed.
  • Document resident status as per policy.
  • Respond to all call lights and emergencies in a timely manner.
  • Provide emergency care within scope of practice.
  • Be familiar with and enforce as appropriate all facility policies.

The Community embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, all employees are expected as a condition of employment to practice the exceptional customer service in all interactions with residents, fellow employees, and guests:

  • We greet residents, employees and guests warmly, by name and with a smile.
  • We treat everyone with courteous respect.
  • We strive to anticipate resident, employee and guest needs and and act accordingly.
  • We listen and respond enthusiastically in a timely manner.
  • We hold ourselves and one another accountable.
  • We embrace and value our differences.
  • We make residents, employees and guest’s fee important.
  • We ask “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
  • We maintain high levels of professionalism, both in conduct and appearance, at all times.
  • We pay attention to details.

Qualifications/Education Required (Preferred):

  • High School diploma preferred
  • CPR/1st Aid - in class only, can not accept online CPR
  • State/FBI Background
  • Pre-Employment physical

Years of Experience:

  • One year of experience working as a C.N.A/PCA/RA, preferred
  • One year of experience working in Assisted Living or Health Care, preferred

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • On call

Application Question(s):

  • You care for Mrs. Jones who has dementia. She continues to ask for her husband, whom you know passed away several years ago. How would you assist Mrs. Jones?


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Caregiving: 1 year (Required)


  • CPR/First Aid Certification (Required)

Work Location: One location

Salary Range
$15,000.00 - 26,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Las Vegas, NV 89128, US
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