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PCA Personal Care Assistant

Company: Bay Breeze Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center
Location: Gulf Breeze
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Effective: 4/1/2022
Personal Care Attendant

*JOB DESCRIPTION *

*PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT *

*Temporary COVID-19 Personal Care Attendant (Waiver Aide) *

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt Department: Nursing

Reports to: Nurse

Supervisor

_The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not _

_intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. _

*SUMMARY: *

The person in this position will be under the direct supervision of the RN/LPN, and will be expected to assist residents with activities of daily living (ADLs) as needed, help with meal time/hydration, keep resident rooms and center clean and organized, and complete related tasks as assigned.

*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *
* Obtaining vital signs and document
* Turning/repositioning resident the residents while in bed
* Assist residents with personal hygiene such as incontinence/perineal care, showers/baths, dressing, toileting, etc.
* Transfers (only residents requiring one-person assistance)
* Communicate professionally with residents, their family members, the resident's physician, pharmacy and staff. Refer residents or their families to the Nurse as needed.
* Bring residents down to meals or assure they are notified of the times of meals.
* Communicate immediately any changes in a resident to the Nurse/Administrator.
* Pass out hydration and snacks at the appropriate times.
* Check on residents per their individual assignments.
* Immediately report to Nurse/Administrator any incidents that happen
* Answer all call lights regardless of assignment.
* ADL Documentation to detail the care given for residents.
* Make beds - occupied and unoccupied
* Perform other related duties as assigned.

*QUALIFICATIONS: *
* Must be at least 18 years of age.

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Personal Care Attendant
* Completion of high school education or otherwise show ability to read, write, and follow oral and written directions.
* Satisfactory completion of an eight-hour training preservice course defined as five hours of classroom teaching and three hours of supervised simulation in the Center.
* Following completion of the initial eight-hour course, continued on-the-job training will include working under the direct supervision of nursing staff and in collaboration with the Certified

Nursing Assistants to provide ADL services to the residents.
* Must be able to work weekend and overtime as required.
* Must have a genuine interest in geriatric work.
* Continuing In-Services as needed.
* Must be organized.
* Must be able to work well with others.
* Must be able to multi-task and do several jobs at one time.
* Must have good people skills and be able to handle stressful situations.

*PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT: *
* Work with residents that can sometimes be agitated, violent.
* Willing to work beyond normal working hours and during disastrous circumstances, if needed.
* Must be in good physical health, and be able to stand on feet for long periods of time, and be able to walk long distances.

*OTHER REQUIREMENTS: *
* Understand, comply with, and promote rules regarding residents' rights.
* Maintain an orderly, confidential, and safe work environment; in addition, to HIPPA guidelines.
* Practice universal precautions at all times.
* Adhere to all company and departmental policies and procedures.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

*JOB DESCRIPTION REVIEW: *

I understand this job description and its requirements; and that I am expected to complete all duties assigned. I understand the job functions may be altered from time to time and are subject to change.

I have noted below any accommodations that are required to enable me to perform these duties. I have also noted below any job responsibilities or functions which I am unable to perform, with or without accommodation.

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Personal Care Attendant

I understand this job description and my requested accommodations above may be sent to my physician and I authorize him/her to release any necessary medical information about me to my employer for my needed job accommodation(s).

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Associate Date

This job description has been reviewed with the above signed associate. If an accommodation is noted above, all medical information gathered will be kept confidential and in a separate medical file for the associate. In addition, a separate accommodation letter will be supplied to the associate upon completion of the interactive accommodation process. Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure the associate can successfully perform the essential job duties of this job description and within the requirements of the attending physician.

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Supervisor or Orientation Leader Date cc: Personnel File/ Associate

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Geriatrics
Physical setting:
* Nursing home
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Overtime
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Gulf Breeze, FL 32563: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Required)
* BLS Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Bay Breeze Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center, Mobile , PCA Personal Care Assistant, Other , Gulf Breeze, Alabama

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