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Personal Care Attendant in Blanchard, Purcell at Jordan

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Personal Care Aide

Responsible To: Branch Supervisor/Case Management Supervisor/Private Duty Services Supervisor

Qualifications:

1. Ability to read, write, follow directions and communicate effectively.

2. Bending/standing an average of 4-5 hours per day.

3. Riding/driving/sitting an average of 80-90 miles per day.

4. Lifting an average of 50-75 lbs..

5. Be able to work in a stressful environment.

6. Requires ability to hear and see.

Functions:

1. Take vital signs if indicated.

2. Assist client with bath, shampoo, shave, oral hygiene, and all personal care.

3. Prepare meals for client when indicated.

4. Laundering of client’s belongings.

5. Light housekeeping in rooms used by client.

6. Maintain kitchen and bathroom in a sanitary manner.

7. Observe for medication compliance, and report non-compliance or adverse side effects to supervisor.

8. Perform general household activities such as: essential shopping and errands.

9. Perform household chores such as: mopping, provide safe access inside the home, yard and/or walkway maintenance to provide safe access to and from the home.

10. Maintain an attitude of respect for the client.

11. Present a neat and clean appearance and follow agency dress code.

12. Notify supervisor of changes or complications in medical condition.

13. Notify supervisor of necessary changes in POC.

14. Provide only tasks that are on the POC.

15. Represent the agency in a loyal manner.

16. Submit reports, time sheets, and required paperwork in a timely manner.

17. Abide by the company Code of Ethical Conduct.

18. Participate in continuing in-service training.

19. Utilize Universal Precautions as defined by the Center of Disease Control.

20. Maintain client confidentiality by assuring that no information concerning an individual be disclosed in any form identifiable with the individual, without the informed consent of such individual.

21. Assumes any other duties as designated by management.

In compliance with HIPAA regulations, this position is approved access to the following protected health information:

1. Referral/Intake Information

2. Clinical Record

3. Visit Notes

4. Care Plans

5. Communication/Case Conference Notes

6. Daily Visit Records

7. Communication with Other Providers, DME, IVT

8. Physician Orders

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

1. Ability to read, write, follow directions and communicate effectively.

2. Bending/standing an average of 4-5 hours per day.

3. Riding/driving/sitting an average of 80-90 miles per day.

4. Lifting an average of 50-75 lbs..

5. Be able to work in a stressful environment.

6. Requires ability to hear and see.

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