Appleton, WI
(920) 257-4667

Personal Care Assistant/Nurse Assistant (Appleton, WI)

Do You Want to Make A Difference In The Life of a Senior While Gaining Experience?

Right at Home is seeking dependablecaringcompassionate individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of our clients by providing quality care, assistance, guidance and supervision with a warm, friendly smile and a genuine concern for their well-being. Position duties may include personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, running errands, and companionship. Experience is preferred, but we will train the right individuals.

Our Part Time positions are perfect for a Teacher or Student looking for a Summer job! 

Right at Home offers flexible schedules with a variety of hours available. We have everything from 1-hour client homes to 24-hour client homes.

The Personal Care Assistant provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes.

Location: Appleton, WI.

Ongoing Training Opportunities 

We offer in house training once a month. Topics include hospice care to dementia training. We invest in your professional growth, have multiple other resources available to you, and can customize an in person training for specific client diagnosis. We have both LPN and Managers who are Certified in Dementia Training on staff. 

Essential Functions

  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):
    • Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
    • Ambulation
    • Eating
    • Dressing
    • Shaving
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.
  • Performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):
    • Assisting with the change of ostomy appliances
    • Reinforcement of dressings
    • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
    • Measuring and preparing special diets
    • Taking vital signs
    • Application of an external catheter
  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to):vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms. 

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or G.E.D certificate preferred.
  • 1 year experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities). 
  • Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide or Personal Care Assistant course required for some positions.
  • Current CPR certificate is recommended.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job. 
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.
  • This position requires 30-40 hours of basic care training.
  • Must be reliable, dependable and have a strong attention to detail in completing assigned tasks, communication skills and documentation.

Benefits

  • Flexible Shifts
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Quarterly Reward Bonuses
  • Accumulated PTO
  • Simple IRA with match after 1 year of employment
  • 90 Day Review with opportunity for wage increase

Salary starting at $11.50 per hour.



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