Personal Care Attendant/PCA

Raydiant Health Care

Merritt Island, FL 32952

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

**ID** _2022-105612_ **Job Category (Icims Portal - Choose 1)** _PCA_ **Position Location : Location** _US-FL-Merritt Island_ **Care Center** _Island Health and Rehabilitation Center_ **Position Location : Street** _125 Alma Boulevard_ **Position Location : Zip** _32953-4345_ **Position Status** _FT is 35+ HOURS WK_

**Job Overview** **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? Raydiant Health Care is hiring those eager to offer a helpful hand. **Island Health and Rehabilitation** 125 Alma Boulevard Merritt Island, Florida 32953-4345 Phone: (321) 453-0202 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 16** -hour training course. During this on-the-job training period, Raydiant Health Care will work with the Personal Care Attendant to further improve and expand his/her patient care skills. **Primary Responsibilities** + 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. + CompetenciesCompetenciesPCACNACompleted1.Hand HygieneXX2. Indirect CareX3. Ambulate resident using a transfer/gait beltXX4. Assist resident to use a bedpanX5. Change bed linen while resident in bedXX5. Change resident position to supported side-lying positionXX6. Dress a resident who has a weak armXX7. Empty contents of urinary drainage bag and measure/Record output on an Intake/Output formX8. Feed resident who is sitting in a chairX9. Measure and record a resident’s radial pulseX10. Measure and record a resident’s respirationsX11. Provide catheter care to female resident who has anIndwelling urinary catheterXX12. Provide foot care to a resident who is sitting in a chairX13. Provide mouth care to a resident who has denturesXX14. Provide mouth care to a resident who has teethXX15. Provide perineal care to a female resident who isIncontinent of urineXX16. Provide resident hand and nail careXX17. Provide resident partial bed bath and back rubXX18. Provide resident with passive range of motion(ROM)Exercises to one elbow and wristX19. Provide resident with passive range of motion (ROM)Exercises to one shoulderX20. Provide resident with passive range of motion (ROM) exercises to oneHip, knee and ankleX21. Transfer resident from bed into wheelchair using pivot technique andA transfer/gait beltXX22. Donning/Doffing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)X23. Assist Resident to ToiletX24. Responding to call lightX25. Dementia CareX26. Devices/Use/StorageX27. Emergency ProceduresX28. Full BathX29. Infection ControlX30. Incontinence/Perineal Care for MaleX31. Mental Health/Challenging BehaviorsX32. Obtaining a Temperature Oral/Tympanic/AxillaryX33. OxygenX34. Resident Rights/HIPAA/Abuse & NeglectX35. Skin Care/Pressure PreventionX36. Tray Pass /Water Pass/Food StorageX37. Making an Unoccupied Bed/Handling of LinensXEEO/MFDV **Education** Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. **Career Ladder** Completion of the 16-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.


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