Personal Care Aide / Home Health Aide, Certified, NY

DePaul Palmyra, NY 2019-01-10
US-NY-Canandaigua
Category Assisted Living
Type Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shift Days
Department Personal Care
Corporation Name DePaul Adult Care Communities (DACC) NY

Overview

Under the general direction of the Supervisor-In-Charge, provides direct personal care and assistance to residents as needed.

Horizons

Responsibilities

Provide personal care for each resident assigned by the Supervisor-In-Charge (SIC)
Observe resident for any change in condition and report to the SIC.
Assist with maintaining a safe environment
Assist with meal service and provide eating assistance as necessary.
Assist with all activities of daily living as needed (shaving, bathing, fingernail care, dressing, toileting, grooming, hair care, oral hygiene, etc.).
Daily bed making and scheduled bed linen changes.
Must document all services provided to ALP Residents as indicated on the Aide Activity Sheet before leaving shift.
Helps to maintain each resident's independence, self-respect, personal dignity and personal safety.
Assists the Activities Director with planned activities and encourages residents to participate.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Must be able to provide appropriate PCA / HHA certification as required by New York State.
Must have the required references and criminal record check.
Must have annual TB screening and Health Assessment completed.
Must be at least 18 years of age.

Work Environment

Well lighted, air-conditioned/heated environment; may be exposed to residents with communicable diseases or confused residents who become combative. May be required to work outside on occasion when required by resident care needs (i.e., resident walks or other outdoor activities).

Protective Equipment Used/Equipment Needed

Latex gloves, goggles, for standard precautions. Office equipment (copier, computer, fax machine, telephone), fire extinguisher, wheel chairs.

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