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Personal Care Attendant at The Medical Team

Personal Care Attendant

The Medical Team Dallas, TX (Onsite) Full-Time
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Promotes positive, supportive respectful communication to client/family and agency personnel.
- Provides an environment which promotes respect for the client’s privacy and property.
- Provides services to clients according to the Individual Service Plan. Services may include any or all the following, but are limited to:
- Assistance in maintaining a safe environment and providing a degree of emotional support necessary for the client’s well-being.
- Home Management – preparation and serving of light meals, grocery shopping, linen changes, laundry, light housekeeping as directed.
- Assistance with personal care – feeding, exercising, bathing, dressing, grooming, routine hair/skin care, toileting, transfer/ambulation as directed.
- Provides a clean, safe and comfortable environment.
- Provides skills necessary to perform services according to agency policy.
- Appropriately reports changes to ensure continuity of care and ensure quality and safe delivery of support services.
- Notifies supervisor immediately of any change in the client’s condition or circumstances that might indicate the need for a change in duties assigned or that might require additional intervention.
- Communicates client’s questions, concerns, needs and/or complaints to supervisors immediately.
- Maintains confidentiality of client information.
- Practices and implements infection control and safety measures and reports all hazards/accidents immediately.
- Utilizes proper body mechanics consistently.
- Communicates information regarding client household needs to appropriate individuals in a consistent and timely manner.
- Communicates to supervisor when client is hospitalized, absent from home, has moved residences and/or changed phone number.
- Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency by:
- Attending basic orientation prior to being assigned in a client’s home.
- Attending agency in-service training as required.
- Promotes the agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care.
- Fulfills additional performance responsibilities as assigned and necessary.

- Must be at least 18 years of age or, if under 18 years of age, be a high school graduate or enrolled in a vocational education program.
- Must Maintain a neat appearance.
- Must be dependable.
- Possess basic knowledge of personal care and home maintenance.

- Have proof of competency through education and/or experience or demonstrates competency to perform tasks as assigned.


- Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and is competent to perform tasks assigned by supervisor.
- Demonstrates interest in the welfare of ill and elderly.
- Provide clients with personal care services
- Monitor and address other assigned tasks for the clients
- Provide feedback to the office on the client issues/concerns daily
- Maintain professionalism and courteous attitude
- Adhere to schedule and communicate any variances
- Utilize proper clock in and out procedure per EVV guidelines
- Adhere to MTI dress code, conduct code and policies
- Adhere to PCA list of DO’s and DONT’S

Physical and Mental Requirements:
- Ability to lift 50 pounds.
- Use hands to grip or feel.
- Reach with hands and arms.
- Occasionally required to bend, stoop and kneel.
- Frequently required to stand on one’s feet for a long period of time.
- Ability to deal effectively with stress.

Working Conditions:
- Works in client’s residence in various conditions, possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases, the ability to work a flexible schedule, the ability to travel locally, some exposure to unpleasant weather.
- Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset clients, family members, staff, visitors, etc. under all conditions/circumstances.
- May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc.
- Risk level- Low

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