Overview

Required skills & experience:

• Graduation from high school or equivalent required

• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification required, Home Health Aide (HHA) certification preferred

• Current Basic Life Support (BLS) / First Aid Certification required

• Bilingual preferred (Spanish)

• At least 1 year of experience providing personal care to a frail or elderly population as a CNA or HHA

• Ability to process accurate information in a timely manner

• Excellent organizational and communication skills

• Ability to follow directions from supervisor and communicate needs effectively

• Experience and competency working with people from diverse backgrounds

• Deep commitment to helping unlock the potential of our most vulnerable seniors

 

What you need to know:

• Reporting to the Home Care Manager, the Home Care Assistant will provide safe delivery of personal care services to PACE participants in their homes, as scheduled and directed.

• Client provides ample PPE and test regularly to keep you and your family safe from COVID

• Provide personal care and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) to PACE participants, in their homes, including but not limited to bathing, dressing, grooming, dressing, toileting, transferring etc.

• Assist participants with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs), including but not limited to laundry, light housekeeping, shopping, etc.

• Measure and document participants’ vital signs as instructed

• Assist with light meal preparation and feeding in participants’ homes, ensuring participants are nurtured and hydrated

• Assist participants with safe transfer in and out of their homes and act as medical escort on vehicles and to medical appointments as assigned

• Maintain personal care supplies such as incontinence supplies and personal grooming items in participants’ homes

• Assist Rehabilitation department by carrying out a home exercise program as indicated in the care plan developed by the IDT, after sufficient training

• Remind participants of medications which are ordinarily self-administered

• Provide translation services as needed, if qualified