Home Care Aide-Personal Care Aide (PCA) part-time flexible hours! Newport News, VA

Newport News
7/17/2021

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Position Description


Join Bay Aging and deliver in-home care services to maintain the health and improve the quality of life of clients so they can live safely in the community. Provide personal care, health and safety monitoring and light housekeeping to clients. Report to the Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor. Seeking PCA candidates.


JOB SUMMARY
Deliver the in-home care services to maintain the health and improve the quality of life of clients so they can live safely in the community. Provide personal care, health and safety monitoring and light housekeeping to clients. Report to the Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Follow the individual Care Plan developed by the RN Supervisor.
1) Assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
- Bathing, dressing and grooming
- Toileting
- Transferring
- Assist with eating
- Ambulation
- Turn and change position
2) Provide assistance with Special maintenance
- Check vitals,
- Supervise medication
- Assist with specialized care need as assigned by the RN supervisor
- Provide supervisory care for clients who require constant monitoring.
3) Perform Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL)
- Meal preparation.
- Light housekeeping in the area of the home used by the client.
- Laundry.
- Accompany client to medical appointments, post-secondary school or in the community setting when assigned.
• Provide assistance with errands outside the home. Run errands within the local area for the client (e.g. grocery store, pharmacy, Post Office)
• Monitor home environment for health and safety.
• Communication and training.
- Document all services provided. Complete Aide records each day. Submit Aide records as directed.
- Communicate all changes in client’s physical or mental condition to RN Supervisor including suspicions of exploitation, abuse or neglect.
- Complete at least 12 hours of formal training annually.
DECISION MAKING
Perform a limited number of routine tasks prescribed by clients’ care plan. Work independently throughout the day and prioritize work each day. Report to supervisor any change in the client’s environment, physical or mental condition.
KNOWLEDGE
Working knowledge of:
- HIPAA regulations.
- Adult care practice and procedures.
- Bay Aging policies and procedures related to Home Care.
Date: January 2020
Has knowledge of medical equipment on usage and basic maintenance such as Hoyer lift, gait belt, wheelchairs, oxygen tanks, catheters, glucometer and any specialized equipment required by the care plan.
Stay current in the knowledge of their profession by completing at least 12 hours of in-service annually
ABILITIES
- Speak, read and write English
- Establish and maintain good relationships with clients and their families even in difficult circumstances.
- Communicate effectively with older adults suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Communicate with clients’ families to ensure good continuity of care.
- Be considerate of care recipients and hold their personal information as confidential.
- Be observant of changes in client’s condition or environment.
- Ability to stand, bend, stoop, pull, push wheelchairs and lift up to 25lbs unassisted.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The work is performed in the client’s home and in public areas . It requires repeated standing, bending, stooping, pulling, pushing and lifting of weights up to 25lbs unassisted.
None of the essential functions of the position can be performed virtually away from the assigned places of work.
QUALIFICATIONS
- Must be 18 years of age
- Hold a Certificate of Completion of the Department of Medical Assistance approved curriculum to match licensure requirements
- Must provide proof of current PPD vaccination.

FLSA status: This is a non-exempt position.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. From time to time, the supervisor will ask job holder to perform additional duties related to the completion of the work.

Part-time positions are eligible for 401k Retirement participation. The company matches 100% of the first 4% you contribute. We match 50% on the next 2% you contribute for a maximum match of 5% on your 6% contribution.

Bay Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status.

Type: Part-time
Pay: $13.00 per HOUR