Jeffersonville, IN
(812) 285-9100

Personal Care Assistant (South Central, IN)

Provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of clients  in their homes.  Immediate hire for qualified CNA's and personal care assistants.

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 (with an electric razor
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.
  • Performs client-specific activities that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):
    • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
    • Measuring and preparing special diets
    • Medication Reminders
  • 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.
  • Possess valid automobile insurance
  • Possess clean police record
  • Possess current TB test
  • Completion of, and passing, a competency evaluation test
  • Completion of, and passing, the new hire orientation and training modules with a passing grade
  • 2 years valid, recent work history
  • 2 work references


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