Personal Care Assistant NC

Posted on Mar 10, 2019 by DePaul

Winston Salem, NC 27103
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


US-NC-Winston-Salem
Category Assisted Living
Type Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shift Overnights
Department Senior Living
Corporation Name DePaul Adult Care Communities (DACC) Carolina

Overview

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

Southfork

Responsibilities

Provide personal care for each resident assigned by the Supervisor-In-Charge (SIC) or Resident Care Coordinator (RCC).
Observe resident for any change in condition and report to the SIC and/or RCC.
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.
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 document CNA certification or completion of PCA 80 hour training.
Must have the required references and criminal record check.
Must have the required two-step Tuberculosis (TB) testing in accordance with NC Adult care Home Rules.
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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Reference: 667262757

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