PCA Personal Care Aid

Home Helpers-Colonial Heights

  • New Kent | Virginia
About Role
Posted On:
May 14, 2024
Job Type:
hourly
Experience:
< 1 Year
Payment Type:
Hourly
Salary
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Schedule
Full-and-Part-Time
About Company

Job Description

We are looking for a competent personal care assistant to support physically challenged customers in their everyday lives. The fulfilment and satisfaction that comes with helping others surpasses the challenges of this job. If you’re a compassionate, positive person who isn’t afraid to work hard, then this is a job for you. We expect you to be polite and a good communicator. Experience in housekeeping tasks and caring for the elderly or sick will make you a strong candidate.Responsibilities:

  • Assist patients with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for patients
  • Adhere to HIPAA regulations and maintain patient confidentialityEnsure clients receive their medication on time
  • Support clients who can’t move on their own
  • Help clients dress, bathe, eat etc.
  • Assist clients with physical therapy exercises
  • Cook meals according to the customer’s restrictions
  • Help customers with their shopping
  • Do necessary housekeeping to maintain a clean environment
  • Provide emotional support
  • Inform physicians or supervisors about uncommon events
  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency

Skills

  • Proven experience as personal care assistant
  • Committed to health & safety
  • Able to do housework and cooking
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Positive and compassionate attitude
  • Strong ethics
  • Physical stamina
  • CPR certified
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver’s license
Qualifications & Skills
ADLs IADLs
About Role
Posted On:
May 14, 2024
Job Type:
hourly
Experience:
< 1 Year
Salary
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Schedule
Full-and-Part-Time
Medical Benefits
Personal Care, Companion Care/Home Helper, Respite Care, Dementia Care, Alzheimer's Care
Supplemental pay types
VA Benefits
Long Term Care Insurance
Credit Card