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Personal Care Attendant (PCA) - Caregiver at Prestige Care, Inc

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Type: Full Time
Location: Bend, Oregon

Job Description:

Want to make a significant impact while working for a American Health Care Association award-winning community (Check out the article here: https://www.ohca.com/ahcancal-announces-2017-bronze-national-quality-award-recipients/. Join the award-winning team here at Prestige Senior Living High Desert and work for our family-owned and operated organization!

Nestled in the heart of Bend, Oregon, Prestige Senior Living High Desert offers residents the comfort of home and the camaraderie of community-based living. Residents experience the independence and convenience that comes with community-based living, a myriad of activities, educational opportunities and life-enrichment programming.
At High Desert, we offer Celebrations, a lifestyle program that embraces a philosophy of healthy, fulfilled living to foster happiness and longevity among our residents. Our program s events, activities and educational opportunities are designed to nurture mind, body and spirit, and give you the choices and freedom to celebrate life.

Job Summary:

Personal Care Attendant provides direct resident care, completes assignments as a universal worker, assists in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for residents, and upholds Prestige s core values of respect, integrity, commitment and trust.

Essential Functions:

Provides direct resident care while promoting resident dignity, independence and choice, regularly observes residents physical and mental conditions and reports changes to the Health Services Director, Expressions Coordinator, or Executive Director.
Assists with or performs ADL s, takes vital signs and weights and accurately documents care services provided and observations on communication log and incident reports. Reports and documents all incidents and accidents immediately.
Assists residents to and from dining room and activities.
Performs First Aid and initiates emergency response procedures as required.
Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously and answers phones when assigned.
Follows and supports community fire safety and infection control practices and promptly reports any unsafe conditions or equipment to immediate supervisor.
Serves meals in the dining room, assisting residents at meal time, provides resident tray delivery, and assists with dining room and kitchen clean up and maintenance.
Assists with tours, move-ins, move-outs, and transfers and coordinates personal care service with co-workers assisting with lifting and responds to assistance pages promptly.
Assists with apartment housekeeping services and residents laundry.
Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED with one or more years of personal care experience with older adults preferred.
Must complete and pass competency evaluation within 120 days of employment, state required training including the Revised Fundamentals of Care, Dementia Care, First Aid, CPR and HIV training if not able to provide appropriate documentation of prior training.
Current First Aid and CPR certification.
Food Handlers permit if required by State.
EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

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