Portsmouth, NH
(603) 373-0374

Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Location: Portsmouth, NH 

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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job. 
  • Possess a valid driver's license.

Right at Home Offers:

  • Shift differentials starting after 3pm!
  • Paid time off
  • Unlimited rock star bonuses
  • Flexible start date
  • Time and mileage reimbursement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Personalized client / Caregiver matches
  • Nurse lead training room to prepare you for the field
  • Backed by a large company with room for growth
  • Employee referral bonus program - $200
  • Monthly raffle
  • Discount scrub program
  • Caregiver of the month
  • Highly competitive rates
  • Right at Home University (CEUs)
  • We VALUE our PCAs


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