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PCA (Personal Care Assistant)

Company: Maxim Healthcare Services
Location: La Quinta
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Personal Care Assistant provides assistance with activities of daily living and certain hands on care such as personal hygiene care, toileting and elimination of waste, assistance with reminders to take medications, transfers, and ambulation. The Personal Care Assistant also provides certain companion tasks such as: accompanying client to appointments, tasks related to the maintenance of a healthy and stable living environment for the client, personal laundry, light housekeeping, and other similar activities of daily living. The provision of hands on care as described above is contingent upon licensing requirements within the state of practice.ResponsibilitiesAssists patient with personal care activities including bathing, oral hygiene, preparation and feeding of meals, dressing and undressing, ambulation, and other activities as neededPerforms duties as assigned in an accurate and timely mannerMaintains confidentiality of all clients information according to HIPAA standardsSafeguards the client/patient by observing appropriate infection control procedures including but not limited to universal precautionsNotifies the office of any abnormal findings or conditionsAdheres to the standards, policies, procedures of the CompanyArrives at the Clients home on time and leaves when shift schedule is completeRepresents the Company with a positive image at all timesDemonstrates flexibility and adaptability in meeting the needs of all clientsEffectively communicates with the office staff, including availability to workAdheres to time and attendance policiesProvides requirements-related information (Annual PPD, In-services, etc.) in a timely fashion; follows all other compliance standards at all timesPerforms other Personal Care Assistant duties as assigned/necessaryRequirementsOne (1) year of Personal Care Assistant experience within the last three (3) years providing hands-on personal care preferredState Personal Care Assistant licensure or certification where requiredAbility to adhere to time and attendance policiesAbility to carry out tasks in a professional manner and adhere to policies regarding professionalism and boundariesMust demonstrate a compassionate nature and possess strong people skillsAbility to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be requiredComputer proficiency requiredBenefits At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:Competitive pay & weekly paychecks Health, dental, vision, and life insurance 401(k) savings plan Awards and recognition programs Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays About Maxim Healthcare Group Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxims commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed. Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare Services, La Quinta , PCA (Personal Care Assistant), Other , La Quinta, California

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