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Personal Care Aide

Personal Care Aide

Job ID 
2018-4631
Company 
Amber Woods at HarmarVillage Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Cheswick
Posted Date 
6/8/2018
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
..
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

Entry level Personal Care Aidesought for innovative eldercare facility

 

HarmarVillage Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, HarmarVillage has come to revolutionize senior care in Allegheny County, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

 

The center is currently seeking a Personal Care Aide to provide personal and restorative nursing care and assists, as directed by onsite nurses. The aide will be responsible for providing high quality care for our geriatric residents and residents of varying ages, and must display patience, compassion and, above all, a deep commitment to maximizing clients’ well-being.

Responsibilities

 Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in daily living activities for residents/patients, in accordance with established procedures and nurse directives
  • Provides assistance with ADL’s as needed by
  • Assisting residents in keeping their personal spaces/rooms clean and organized
  • Storing, scheduling, distributing and assisting residents with self-administration of medications.
  • Aiding in additional procedures as requested, such as admitting, transferring, discharging, taking TPR/blood pressure, measuring/recording intake and output, collecting urine/stool specimens and administering enemas
  • Provides laundry services for resident and Village
  • Provides and/or assists with scheduled activities
  • Transporting residents to the dining hall, serving food trays and feeding, as needed
  • Observing residents for social, emotional and physical changes, and reporting findings to nursing staff
  • Ability to identify and respond to emergency situations in absence of supervision.
  • Answer resident call lights in a timely manner.

 

Qualifications

This is an entry level position with significant growth potential. All applicants have some prior resident care or related experience. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is also required, as are strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to follow written and verbal instructions, and the physical capacity to walk, stand and lift throughout the day.

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