Patient Care Assistant

Consulate Health Care Largo , FL 33779

Posted Yesterday

Job Overview

Do you have a goal to become a CNA?

On-the-Job Training prepares you for the CNA Test!

Entry Level Patient Care

Hands on experience as you assist the CNA's

Full Time 7am-3pm & 3pm-11pm shifts available

Looking to serve others? Interested in earning extra cash and helping those most in need? Consulate Health Care is hiring those eager to offer a helpful hand.

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 online 8-hour training course. During this on-the-job training period, Consulate 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.

Education

Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

Career Ladder

Completion of the 8-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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