Oshkosh, WI
(920) 651-9400

Personal Care Assistant/Personal Attendent/Nurse Assistant (Winneconne, WI)

Compassionate, Caring, and Responsible

Here at Right at Home we are looking for hardworking individuals who have compassion, is understanding, has a smile on their face. Someone who is genuine and wants to be part of a team and make a difference in others lives.

A 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: Winneconne, WI

Benefits and Recognition

  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Learning new skills in the field of senior care
  • Building one-on-one relationships with clients and their families
  • A bi-weekly drawing of gift cards

Communication and Ongoing Training Opportunities

We do hands on training and online training. Communication between caregiver and staff is close, staff helps you understand what is expected and the owner is always available to speak to.

Pay Range

We pay competitively ($11.00 - $12.25) depending on experience.

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.
  •  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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