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Personal Care Assistant - PDN. Job in Ligonier Care Jobs

Location
Ligonier, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
2 Nov 2022

Aveanna is looking for Personal Care Assistants to work at Gateway School Disctrict. 

Full time and part time available, Monday-Friday 

Pay = 15$ per hour 

no certification required

Essential Job Functions
Perform, assist, evaluate and document medical care, such as:
o Basic first aid
o Taking weight and vital signs
o Catheter and bowel care, including I&O monitoring
o Range of motion exercises, exercises as assigned by a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist
o Ambulation, transfer and positioning with wheelchairs and other non-life support medical equipment and devices
o Prepare meals according to dietary and nutritional needs
o Care for patient's 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 patient
o 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 visit
o Observe and report significant changes in patient's condition to Supervisor

Requirements
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 procedures
Additional state specific requirements:
Continuing Education as required by state

Preferences
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 skills

Physical 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 diseases

Other 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.

As 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.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 766300923-2
  • Date Posted: 2 November 2022
  • Employer: Aveanna Healthcare
  • Location: Ligonier, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time