Orland Park, IL
(708) 873-9007

Personal Care Assistant (Orland Park, IL)

Join South Suburban Chicagoland's Best Care Team

Do you have heart and compassion for others and feel you make great connections with others? Would you love to watch your client flourish in the place they call home because of your one on one care? Right at Home of Orland Park is seeking dependable, compassionate, and empathetic individuals that enjoy improving the quality of life in the lives of seniors and the disabled in Chicagoland’s south suburban communities.

Employer of Choice 2016-2019

Location: Orland Park, IL

A Personal Care Assistant provides various personal care and homemaker services according to your skill level and in accordance with a customized plan of care for each client. Provides for the personal and homemaker needs in comfort of client’s home.

Benefits and Employee Recognition

  • Flexible Schedules
  • Owner Involvement and Availability
  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Training
  • Accrued Sick Leave
  • O/T and Holiday Pay
  • Annual Employee Party
  • After Hours Office Coordinator Available
  • Caregiver Referral Program

Initial Training and Ongoing Educational Opportunities

At Right at Home we make sure you have the knowledge and training to be successful. We have a RAH representative meet you at the new clients home to go over instruction and review of the care plan. In addition to initial orientation other training topics may include:

  • Personal Safety
  • Understanding Abuse and Neglect
  • Use of Assistive Devices
  • Dressing and Grooming 
  • Reporting and Documenting in clear Care
  • Bathing

Essential Functions

  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but not limited to):
    • Person hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
    • Assist with ambulation and transfers
    • Eating
    • Dressing/Grooming
    • Preparation of meals and snacks according to instructions
  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping/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 preferred as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities.)
  • Successful completion of a state -approved Nurse Aide or Personal Care Assistant courses preferred.
  • 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.
  • Possess the ability to consistently provide superior customer service to our clients and exhibit an exceptional work ethic.


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