Farmingdale, NY
(631) 815-5717

Personal Care Assistant/Personal Attendant/Nurse Assistant (South Shore Long Island)

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 standby  personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):
    • Standby personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
    • Standby assistance with ambulation
    • Standby assistance with eating
    • Standby assistance with dressing
    • Standby assistance with shaving
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.
  • Completes housekeeping tasks 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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