Bend, OR
(541) 633-7436

Personal Care Assistant - Central Oregon

RIGHT AT HOME PAYS CAREGIVERS MORE!
$12.00/hour

Experienced Caregivers earn:

  • $12.00 per hour starting wage
  • FREE dental care- 2 cleanings/x-rays per year
  • Health Insurance

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.

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):
    • Bathing/dressing
    • Medication Reminders
    • Transfers
    • 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.
  • Must have atleast one 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 preferred.
  • 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.
  • Pass criminal background

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