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Home Health Aide (HHA)/Personal Care Assistant (PCA). Job in Kansas City Care Jobs

Location
Kansas City, Missouri
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
1 Aug 2022

Salary:  $12.50 -  $15.00 

Pay and Benefits:

We believe that our Home Health Aides (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistants (PCA) are the heart of our business. Without you, we couldn't build meaningful relationships with our clients, put a smile on their face or be the highlight of their day. It is hard to put a price on helping others but we know how important you are and value the impact you would make day in and day out for our clients. In taking this position, you would receive:

 

  • Flexible schedules (Shifts can be arranged to fit your schedule)
  • Medical benefits, including vision and dental (Medical benefits availability is determined by individual franchises)
  • Mobile clock in/out
  • Work close to home (Serve seniors in your own community)
  • Ongoing PAID training and development
    • A ""library"" of senior care reference materials and resources in the office and online
    • On-the-job training for unique client situations
    • Your local office may offer you a variety of initial and ongoing career training opportunities to help you grow your skills. 
  • Make a difference, develop meaningful relationships and meet new people
  • Give back to those who need you most (our clients need you now more than ever before!)
  • Paid travel time in between clients and paid mileage 
  • Extremely positive work environment 
  • Access to leadership 
  • Recognition, celebrations and great team interactions! 

In this role, we stand prepared to equip you with the right personal protective equipment (PPE) and are ready to assist as you care for our vulnerable population of seniors and adults with disabilities. 

What You'll Do and Who You Are: 

The good news is that your training will teach you everything you need to know to succeed on the job. But there are a few character traits you should have from the get-go. We have a great work culture at Right at Home and look for people with a similar mindset:

You're the honest, likable, energetic and approachable type, and are able to get along and verbally communicate easily with people at all levels. You listen well, have great decision making skills and are passionate about your customer focus. You're never short of a smile and take real pride in your work by being resourceful, accountable, and adaptable and you cope well under pressure, take initiative and thrive on a challenge. Integrity is one of your core values as you do not ethically cut corners. You make a great first impression as you are professional and kind in your demeanor and approach.

You don't mind getting a little dirty this could include (but is not limited to) assisting the patient with activities of daily living such as providing assistance with personal hygiene (toileting, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair), ambulation, eating, dressing, shaving, light housekeeping, and other household chores.  You don't have to be a gourmet chef but you can prepare a good meal and work your way around a kitchen.  You are able to perform other assigned activities which are taught by a nurse, for a specific patient, which includes but is not limited to:

Responsibilities

  • Provide personal hygiene assistance for elderly patients or those recovering from surgeries, injuries or accidents by attending to their basic needs, such as showering, bathing, dressing, and eating.

  • Help or remind clients to take prescribed medication and assist clients with ambulation

  • Help with mobility and transfers around the house or outside (doctor's appointments, walks, etc.)

  • Prepare meals and help with physical therapy exercises.

  • Complete client's shopping or accompanies them to successfully do so

  • Perform housekeeping duties and report any unusual incidents

  • Help with toileting and incontinence care if necessary. 

  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency

  • Offer activities that are essential for daily living by assisting patients with their meals, including serving and other tasks, if necessary.

Qualifications

  • High school degree and/or a G.E.D. certificate 
  • Six months experience as a Home Health Aide (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in health care (in homes or facilities) and successful completion of a State approved Nurse Aide or Home Health Aide (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) course
  • The Home Health Aide shall have successfully completed a Competency Evaluation that meets the State licensing law for home health agencies
  • Must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick, and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job
  • Current CPR Certificate is recommended
  • Meets the requirements for employees providing direct patient care
  • Read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job
  • Have a valid driver's license and use of an insured automobile for work or access to adequate transportation

Why Right at Home? 

We truly believe that where you work matters, and as a company that believes in improving the lives of those we serve, we think we know a thing or two about what makes our employees happy. 

Here is what our employees say about us: 

It's wonderful to work for a company that treats their employees with the same care and respect they want us to provide to clients. - Linda

I know I'm never alone! If I have a question or an issue, there is always someone available to help me. This means the world to me! - Dave

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If you need assistance with this application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting us. These responsibilities are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees.

Each Right at Home office and business is independently owned and operated under a franchise agreement with Right at Home, LLC. Right at Home, LLC is not the employer or joint employer of the employees of any of its franchised offices. For comments, questions or to learn more about Right at Home, please visit .



 

 

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Details

  • Job Reference: 672881010-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Employer: Right at Home Northern Kansas City
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time