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PCA Personal Care Assistant

PCA Personal Care Assistant

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Job Description


  • Responsible for assisting the patient with assigned tasks according to the care plan
  • Bathing, Grooming, Dressing (includes braces and prosthesis)
  • Skin care and nail care (excludes cutting of nails)
  • Ambulation/transfer assistance
  • I&O monitoring
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Vital Signs and weights
  • Catheter and bowel care
  • Meal preparation¬†and assisting with dietary and nutritional needs
  • General light housekeeping, laundry, and shopping specific to patient
  • Observes and reports significant changes in patient's condition to supervisor
  • Completes all documentation upon completion of shift
  • Processes time according to policy
  • Turns in documentation on a weekly basis
  • Accompanies the patient to medical providers
  • Maintains a mature and responsible relationship with staff, patients, and families
  • Assists with wheelchairs and other medical equipment and devices (non-life support)

Job Requirements

  • High School graduate preferred or equivalent of education and training
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Registration or Certification as required by state law and regulation
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to keep simple records
  • Pediatric and Adult experience as appropriate for the patient

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent lifting and repositioning of patients
  • Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, twisting and occasional climbing of stairs
  • Acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of touch, smell and taste
  • Agility and strength sufficient to handle patients and equipment without assistance
  • Must be able to appropriately respond physically and psychologically to emergency situations in the home or during transport
  • Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other health conditions

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PSA Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable employment laws. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Admin - Clerical, Customer Service, Nurse, Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID US-664074
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PCA Personal Care Assistant

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