Right at Home Personal Care Assistant job in Saint Joseph, MI

Company
Right at Home
Job Title
Personal Care Assistant
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Location
Saint Joseph
Saint Joseph, MI 49085

Personal Care Assistant

Right at Home Inc. jobs

Right at Home is always looking for qualified individuals in our offices and in our clients' homes. If any of the Right at Home jobs interest you, please don’t hesitate to submit the requested information.

Personal Care Assistant

Provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes.

Essential Functions

  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):
  1. Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
  2. Eating
  3. Dressing
  4. Shaving
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.
  • Performs patient-specific activities. These could include (but are not limited to):
  1. Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
  2. Measuring and preparing special diets
  3. Taking vital signs
  4. Performing errands and/or providing transportation
  5. Application of an external catheter
  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate.
  • One year experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities).
  • Successfully completed a Competency Evaluation that meets the State Licensing Law for home health agencies.
  • Current CPR Certificate is recommended.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have use of an insured automobile.

Additional Info

Minimum Age
18+ years old

Additional

Right at Home is always looking for qualified individuals in our offices and in our clients' homes. If any of the Right at Home jobs interest you, please don’t hesitate to submit the requested information.



Personal Care Assistant



Provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes.



Essential Functions




  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):




  1. Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)

  2. Eating

  3. Dressing

  4. Shaving




  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.

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




  1. Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises

  2. Measuring and preparing special diets

  3. Taking vital signs

  4. Performing errands and/or providing transportation

  5. Application of an external catheter




  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms.



Qualifications




  • High school graduate or G.E.D. certificate.

  • One year experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities).

  • Successfully completed a Competency Evaluation that meets the State Licensing Law for home health agencies.

  • Current CPR Certificate is recommended.

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have use of an insured automobile.



 


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