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Personal Care Assistant (PCA) - Saint Paul

All Home Health Inc Saint Paul, MN

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description: Personal Care Assistant Needed in Saint PaulPart time, flexible hoursProvide care for individual clients in their homes throughout the Twin CitiesActively hiring during the COVID-19 pandemicSince 1988, All Home Health, Inc. has been a family owned and operated in-home health care agency. We work to serve adults and children (clients) living with disabilities in MN by hiring personal care assistants (direct support staff) who work in the homes assisting with activities of daily living (grooming, bathing, feeding, transfers, toileting, etc.).Cares and Responisbiites:Dressing, grooming, bathing, eating, transfers, mobility, positioning, and toiletingLight housekeeping, assistance with medication, laundry, range of motion, cleaning, and maintain of client's equipment, and accompany to medical appointmentsJob Requirements & Qualifications:At least 16 years oldAble to lift a minimum of 50 poundsPass a MN Department of Human Services background checkJob DescriptionEmployee will be performing Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living for individuals in their home and communities where they live. The Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) include but are not limited to: dressing, grooming, bathing, eating, transfers, mobility, positioning, and toileting. Instrumental Activities of Daily Livings (IADLs) include but are not limited to: light housekeeping, assistance with medication, laundry, range of motion, cleaning, and maintain of client's equipment, and accompany to medical appointments. The duties performed will be based on the client's care plan. Thank you for your interest in working with us at All Home Health. We would like to schedule time with you for a 30 minute, Zoom interview. Please download the app for your computer or mobile device.Great opportunity for students interested in the healthcare field!Call us at 952-814-7400 or visit our website for more information:allhomehealth.comWe look forward to working with you.Please see below for full job descriptions.Description of Job Duties: PCAPCA: Employee will be performing Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living for individuals in their homes and communities where they live. The Activities of Daily Living include but are not limited to: dressing, grooming, bathing, eating, transfers, mobility, positioning, and toileting. Instrumental Activities of Daily Living include, but are not limited to: light housekeeping, assistance with medication, laundry, range of motion, cleaning and maintaining of client's equipment, and accompany to medical appointments. These duties will be performed based on the client's care plan. Employees are prohibited from performing any duty not specified on the care plan. Performing these duties according the care plan will allow the client to remain independent in their own home and community. While providing cares to the client, employee will accurately maintain documentation of care provided and changes in client's health status. PCA duties align with the same duties and responsibilities of a Personal Support worker and Respite worker.Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Be able to communicate effectively with the client and AHH, Inc. staff, respond appropriately to client needs and report changes in the client's condition to the AHH, Inc. Supervisory RN.Have demonstrated ability to work with little direct supervision and make appropriate judgments;Have demonstrated dependability, tact and ability to follow orders;Be free of dependency on mood altering chemicals including alcohol;Align with AHH's core values;PCAs cannot have an open service agreement with the Department of Human Services.Language Ability:Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to communicate effectively with the client and AHH, Inc. staff, respond appropriately to client needs and report changes in the client's condition to AHH, Inc. and the Supervisory RN.Math Ability:Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.Reasoning Ability:Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Background Check Information:All PCA applicants are subject to criminal background checks conducted through the Minnesota Departmentof Human Services (DHS). An individual convicted of a disqualifying crime or conduct specified in Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 245c, subpart 15, a comparable crime or conduct in another jurisdiction, substantiated serious or recurring maltreatment of a minor under Minnesota Statues, section 626.556, or of a vulnerable adult under Minnesota Statutes, section 626.557, or failure to make required reports under these statutes, is disqualified from being a PCA unless specified rehabilitation criteria are met. PCA applicants will not begin work for AHH, Inc. until the criminal background check is completed and the applicant's qualifications confirmed. Mandated Reporter: Administrative Support is a mandated reporter position under state law. YouMUSTreport if you have reason to believe that the abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation of a vulnerable person has occurred.Training:All PCA applicants must complete DHS-approved training and agree to AHH, Inc. training and in-service requirements before providing client services. All PCA applicants must provide AHH, Inc. with a certificate of completion of DHS-approved training and enroll with DHS as a PCA once all training criteria are met.Description of Job Duties: HomemakerEmployee will be performing homemaking tasks for individuals in their homes and communities where they live. The homemaking tasks include but are not limited to: meal preparation, shopping and errands, routine household care, transportation arrangement, companionship, emotional support, social stimulation, and monitoring the safety and well-being of the client. Employee is prohibited from performing a client's activities of daily living (ADLs), which are dressing, grooming, bathing, eating, transfers, mobility, positioning, and toileting. Employee is also prohibited from transporting the client in any vehicle where the employee is driving. These duties will be performed based on the client's care plan. Performing these duties according the care plan will allow the client to remain independent in their own home and community. While providing services to the client, employee will accurately maintain documentation of service provided and changes in client's health status.Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Be able to communicate effectively with the client and AHH, Inc. staff, respond appropriately to client needs and report changes in the client's condition to the AHH, Inc. office staff.Have demonstrated ability to work with little direct supervision and make appropriate judgments;Have demonstrated dependability, tact and ability to follow orders;Be free of dependency on mood altering chemicals including alcohol;Align with AHH's core values;Language Ability:Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to communicate effectively with the client and AHH, Inc. staff, respond appropriately to client needs and report changes in the client's condition to AHH, Inc. and the Supervisory RN.Math Ability:Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.Reasoning Ability:Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few con

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