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CNA/HHA/Personal Care Assistant

Company: Right at Home-Greater Galveston
Location: Galveston
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Right at Home-Greater Galveston - Essential Functions:
Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living. These could include (but are not limited to):

Personal Hygiene
Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions
Accompany patient on errands or medical appointments
Performs light housekeeping activities

Performs patient-specific activities. These could include (but are not limited to):

Providing hospice supportive care
Medication reminders
Assisting with the prescribed range of motion exercises
Assisting with blood glucose monitoring
Care of bed-bound patients
Incontinence care
Use lifting equipment such as gait belts and Hoyer lifts

Preferred Experience in:

Hoyer lift
Personal care
Range of Motion Exercises
Light cleaning

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:
Competitive pay: Pay may vary by location, level of training and type of shift Flexible schedules (Shifts can be arranged to fit your schedule)
Medical benefits, including vision and dental -
401 (k) retirement plan after one year of employment
Weekly pay
Mobile clock in/out
Work close to home (Serve seniors in your own community)
Ongoing PAID training and development. We offer you a variety of initial and ongoing career training opportunities to help you grow your skills. This could include but not limited to: A ""library"" of senior care reference materials and resources in the office and online, Training classes in office or On-the-job training for unique client situations
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 -
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. -
Must Haves: -
High school degree 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
Meets the requirements for employees providing direct patient care
Read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job
Have a valid Texas driver's license and use of an insured automobile for work or access to adequate transportation

Keywords: Right at Home-Greater Galveston, Galveston , CNA/HHA/Personal Care Assistant, Healthcare , Galveston, Texas

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