Personal Care Attendant
Company: Right at Home - San Marcos
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: October 12, 2021
All Shifts needed, pay rates averaging $12-$+14 per hour! Full time
or part time available, start
Primary functions: provide personal
assistance and/or health-related services to patients/clients in
their place of residence; provide a safe and clean environment;
work cooperatively with the patient/client and family; and report
observations and problems to the Supervisor.
If under 18 years of age, must be either a high school graduate or
enrolled in a vocational education program
Must have current drivers license or reliable transportation to
travel to assignments Experience: If at least 18 years of age, have
proof of competency through education and/or experience or
demonstrate competency to perform
tasks as assigned. If under age 18, must successfully demonstrate
competency to perform tasks assigned.
Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and be
competent to perform tasks assigned by Supervisor Demonstrates
interest in the welfare of those who are elderly and/or disabled.
Must successfully complete a Competency Evaluation Skills Checklist
and pass a written Skills Test as required if performing G-Tube
Must agree to and pass a criminal history check and an Employee
Misconduct Registry check.
Environmental and Working
Works in patient’s/client’s residence
in various conditions; possible exposure to blood, body fluids and
infectious diseases; must have the ability to work a flexible
schedule and travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant
Physical and Mental
Prolonged standing and walking
required. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move
patients/clients. Requires working under some stressful conditions
to meet deadlines, to identify patient/client needs, to make quick
decisions and to meet patient/client and family psychosocial needs.
Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Must have the
ability to use durable medical equipment in the home.
positive, supportive, and respectful communication to the
patient/client and family and Agency personnel
environment that promotes respect for the patient’s/client’s
privacy and property
personal assistance or health-related tasks to patient/client
according to the Individualized Service Plan
report changes to ensure continuity of care
accepted infection control principles
clean, safe and comfortable environment
necessary to perform services according to the Agency’s
the management and efficient operation of the Agency and
demonstrate effective time management skills
commitment, professional growth and competency by attending
Agency’s philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality
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