Consulate Health Care Personal Care Attendant in Lenoir, North Carolina
Job ID 91879
Position Location US-NC-Lenoir
Facility Name Gateway Rehabilitation and Healthcare
Job Category PCA
Position Location : Street 2030 Harper Avenue, NW
Position Location : Zip 28645-4953
Position Status FT is 35+ HOURS WK
Personal Care Attendant - Personal Care Assistant - Patient Care Technician
Paid Training. No experience necessary.
Looking to serve others? Interested in earning extra cash and helping those most in need? Consulate Health Care is hiring those eager to offer a helpful hand.
Personal Care Attendants (PCAs - Non Certified) will work under supervision of the Nurse Manager and partner with Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) to provide routine direct nursing care to assigned residents/patients, following successful completion of a paid online 8-hour training course. During this on-the-job training period, Consulate Health Care will work with the Personal Care Attendant to further improve and expand his/her patient care skills.
Provide direct care in accordance with treatment plans as directed by the Nurse Manager.
Treat all residents and patients fairly, with kindness, dignity and respect.
Answer resident call lights to address specific needs.
Assist with general activities of daily living and accompany residents to various activities and functions.
Aide in development of resident treatment plans and complete required care documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
Demonstrate proper infection control practices/policies.
Perform housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean and safe environment for residents.
Facilitate social visits to room-bound residents via FaceTime, Phone or Skype.
Assist ONLY in two person transfers or lifting with certified or licensed personnel.
Report any injuries of an unknown source, including skin
Deliver all medications found in the resident’s room/possession to the Clinical
Report any hazardous conditions and equipment to the Nurse Manager immediately.
Demonstrate a passion for caring with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
Completion of the 8-hour course and following clinical skills checklist allows testing to become a Certified Nurse Assistant – that comes with a pay increase !
Personal Care Attendants are encouraged to seek a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant.