Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to) :
Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair) Ambulation Eating Dressing Shaving Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.
Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to) : vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms.
Shifts include weekends and overnight.
High school graduate or G.E.D certificate preferred.
Six months experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities).
Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide (STNA) or Personal Care Assistant course.
Current CPR certificate is recommended.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.
Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.
This position requires 30-40 hours of basic care training.