Kingwood, TX
(281) 358-9922

Personal Care Aide / Certified Nursing Assistant - Kingwood

Provides non-medical care for patients in their homes. Assists patients one-on-one with various personal cares in accordance with an established plan of care. Performs housekeeping tasks for the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.

Essential Functions

  • Is able to work independently. Performs work under the supervision of the Care Management Team.
  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include but are not limited to:
    • Personal hygiene (bathing, grooming, toileting, incontinence care, care of mouth/skin/hair, shaving)
    • Transferring
    • Ambulation / Exercise
    • Eating / Feeding
    • Dressing
  • 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 light housekeeping, which will facilitate the patient’s self-care at home. These tasks 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.
  •  Six months 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.
  • 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.

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