Personal Care Attendant

Personal Care Attendant

Consulate Health Care | North Fort Myers, FL, 33903, US

Posted 10 days ago

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Description

Personal Care Attendant - Personal Care Assistant - Patient Care Technician

Paid Training.  No experience necessary.

 

Looking to serve others? Interested in earning extra cash and helping those most in need? We are hiring those eager to offer a helpful hand.

 

Personal Care Attendants (PCAs - Non Certified) will work under supervision of the Nurse Manager and partner with Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) to provide routine direct nursing care to assigned residents/patients, following successful completion of a paid online 8-hour training course. During this on-the-job training period, we will work with the Personal Care Attendant to further improve and expand his/her patient care skills.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide direct care in accordance with treatment plans as directed by the Nurse Manager.
  • Treat all residents and patients fairly, with kindness, dignity and respect.
  • Answer resident call lights to address specific needs.
  • Assist with general activities of daily living and accompany residents to various activities and functions.
  • Aide in development of resident treatment plans and complete required care documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate proper infection control practices/policies.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean and safe environment for residents.
  • Facilitate social visits to room-bound residents via FaceTime, Phone or Skype.
  • Assist ONLY in two person transfers or lifting with certified or licensed personnel.
  • Report any injuries of an unknown source, including skin
  • Deliver all medications found in the resident’s room/possession to the Clinical
  • Report any hazardous conditions and equipment to the Nurse Manager immediately.
  • Demonstrate a passion for caring with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.

Education

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

 

Career Ladder

Completion of the 8-hour course and following clinical skills checklist allows testing to become a Certified Nurse Assistant – that comes with a pay increase!

Personal Care Attendants are encouraged to seek a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

 

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