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Paraprofessional Role - PCA - New Pay Rates!-

Company: Living Resources
Location: Troy
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Job Description:

Paraprofessional Role - PCA - New Pay Rates! EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. DescriptionTITLE:Personal Care Aide(Currently certified PCA's)Day, Evening and weekend shifts available (various hours), caring for people in their homes.Come in for an interview and your name will be entered into a drawing for a Gift Card for the Recovery Room!!!POSITION SUMMARY:The Personal Care Aide provides some or total assistance to the client in areas of personal hygiene, dressing, feeding and nutritional and environmental support functions. Such services will be prescribed by a physician in accordance with the plan of treatment for the client. All services provided will be under the supervision of a registered professional nurse.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bathing of the client in the bed, the tub or in the shower.
  • Dressing.
  • Grooming, including care of hair, shaving and ordinary care of nails, teeth and mouth.
  • Toileting; which may include assisting the client on and off the bedpan, commode or toilet; changing of attends as needed, etc.
  • Assisting with ambulation, within the home and outside the home.
  • Transferring from bed or wheelchair.
  • Prepares and serves meals including simple modified diets.
  • Assist in feeding.
  • Performs incidental household tasks essential to the client's health needs and in accordance with the plan of care.
  • Provides routine skin care.
  • Uses medical supplies and equipment such as walkers and wheelchairs, as instructed.
  • Assists in changing simple non-sterile dressings, as instructed.
  • Assists client in self-administration of medications, as instructed.
  • Observes, records and reports changes in the client's physical, mental or environmental conditions to the RN Supervisor.
  • Documents all care delivered according to policy and procedures and submits all required all documentation and required paperwork to the agency within designated time frames.
  • Observes infection control practices and Standard Precautions.
  • Attend training in-services at a minimum of three (3) hours semi-annually.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement Activities.Exempt/Non-ExemptNon-Exempt Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-Time and/or Part-Time LocationLiving Resources Corporation - Rensselaer County - Troy Position RequirementsQUALIFICATIONS:A Valid NYS Driver's license and your own vehicle are required.
  • Current Certification as a Personal Care Aide per state regulations is required.
  • Minimum age of eighteen (18) years.
  • Exhibit maturity and mental and emotional stability.
  • Ability to read and write, understand and carry out directions and instructions, record messages, document and keep simple records.
  • Sympathetic attitude toward providing services for clients at home.
  • Exhibit a willingness to learn and a basic understanding of the duties of a Personal Care Aide and the needs of the client.
  • Willingness to provide services to cases in all counties served by the agency,
  • Ability to work with others as part of a team.BenefitsWe offer great benefits including Paid Training, Health, Dental & Vision Insurance, Payment In Lieu of Health Insurance, Tuition Assistance, Retirement Programs and we have a Free On-Site Fitness Center in our main office in Albany!There are also opportunities to advance within our agency!This position is currently accepting applications.

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