Santa Rosa, CA
(707) 843-5192

Now Hiring | Certified Nurse Assistant / Personal Care Assistant (Sonoma County, CA & Napa County, CA)

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.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • 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
    • 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.
  •  Two years experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities). 
  • Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide or Certified Nurse Assistant course.
  • Current CPR certificate is recommended.
  • Current TB test
  • 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 to use while on the job.
  • This position requires 30-40 hours of basic care training.

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