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Personal Care Assistant - PDN

Company: Aveanna
Location: Niagara Falls
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Personal Care Assistant - PDNApplyRefer a FriendBackJob DetailsRequisition #:159486Location:Niagara Falls, NY 14301Category:Personal Care AssistantSalary:$15.20 - $17.00 per hourPosition OverviewTitle: PCA Homecare $15.20- $17.00 an hour Case Specific!Aveanna Healthcare is looking for Certified Personal Care Aides and Home Health Aides to work in the area with our patients. This position has flexible schedules and a variety of accessible clients throughout the city. We are looking for part-time, full-time and per diem caregivers and we pay more for caregivers that are more experienced and provide great quality care. If you are interested, please apply to this position to be contacted by a Client Service Supervisor.Essential Job Functions Perform, assist, evaluate and document medical care, such as:o Basic first aido Taking weight and vital signso Catheter and bowel care, including I&O monitoringo Range of motion exercises, exercises as assigned by a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapisto Ambulation, transfer and positioning with wheelchairs and other non-life support medical equipment and deviceso Prepare meals according to dietary and nutritional needso Care for patients special conditions and needs within scope of authorized tasks Help patient maintain good personal hygiene, such as:o Assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming, shaving, skin and nail care, oral hygiene, dressing and eating Assist with household management, such as:o General light housekeeping, laundry, and shopping specific to patiento Accompanying the patient to medical appointment/providers Thorough completion and coordination of all required documentation, such as:o Maintaining and completing the necessary patient/family and Company documentation records upon conclusion of each visito Observe and report significant changes in patients condition to SupervisorRequirements High school graduate, GED or equivalent of education and training Registration or Certification as required by state law and regulation Current CPR certification Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with aide care and policies and proceduresAdditional state specific requirements: Continuing Education as required by statePreferences Pediatric and adult experience as appropriate for the patient.Other Skills/Abilities Must be able to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times Ability to comfortably work in homes of families with limited resources Strong commitment to clinical excellence Attention to detail Time Management Good communication skillsPhysical Requirements Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English Must be able to travel; company does not provide vehicles or transportation Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling, up to 25 pounds Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling up to 50 pounds Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting Must be able to sit and climb stairs Must have visual and hearing acuity Must have strong sense of smell and touch Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance Must have sufficient strength and manual dexterity to safely operate equipment, including grasping and manipulating small objects. Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport. This may require physical strength, agility, and ability to function under stressful circumstances to evacuate a patient, to provide physical support to the suddenly weak or disabled patient, or to perform one-man CPR for a prolonged period. Must be able to wear a TB respirator and other personal protective equipment as needed.Environment Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseasesOther Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.CCPA Notice for Job Applicants, Contractors, and Employees Residing in CaliforniaAs an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.Notice for Job Applicants Residing in California (https://www.aveanna.com/CCPANotice.html) Apply

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