In Home Services Personal Care Attendant/Caregiver Part Time at St. Paul's Senior Services

Posted in Management 8 days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: San Diego, California





Job Description:



Connect with the Greatest Generation and join us at St. Paul’s! You will be able to make a difference in the lives of countless seniors by providing comfort and life changing experiences every single day. Our team wants compassionate, caring, and considerate companions to create a welcoming environment and to become the angels for San Diego’s residents and participants in the best years of their lives!




Under the direction and supervision of the In-Home Services CNA Supervisor, responsible for providing and assisting participants with activities of daily living, restorative and supportive care necessary to the preservation of the home environment. Assists in monitoring and reporting the health status, and providing a safe environment for the PACE participants of St. Paul’s PACE Functions as a member of interdisciplinary team.






Qualifications and Requirements:



Education: High School diploma or equivalent required.






Licenses and Certifications:



Successful completion of First Aid and CPR training in person with the American Heart Association. Must have a valid driver’s credentials and reliable transportation.






Experience:
 A minimum of one year’s experience in working with the frail or elderly population required. Shall have either training or related experience in the job assigned.





Duties and Responsibilities:




  • Consults each day with the In-Home Services CNA Supervisor to be updated on St. Paul’s PACE participant’s status, changes in care plan and to confirm scheduled visits.


  • Under the direction and supervision of the In-Home Services CNA Supervisor assists participants in the home with the following duties:


  • Personal hygiene such as skin, mouth, hair care and bathing.


  • Assists participants in and out of bed assisting with ambulation


  • Assisting with prescribed exercise which participants and aide have been taught by appropriate personnel


  • Prepares meals, including therapeutic diets, assists participants with meals.


  • Assist participants to the bathroom or in using commodes, bedpans, or urinals.


  • Assisting participants with medications which are ordinarily self-administered.


  • Other duties taught by a health profession for a specific participant such as: taking of vitals, changing colostomy bags, changing of non-sterile dressing and non-sterile bowel and bladder hygiene care.


  • Shall attend in-service education program, including orientation, skill training and continuing education.


  • Shall receive in-service training in first aid and in cardiopulmonary resuscitation within the first six months of employment. 


  • Performs directed household services.


  • Reports changes in participant’s condition and needs to the Registered Nurse.


  • Completes appropriate documentation of services provided following St. Paul’s PACE policy.


  • Follows all St. Paul’s PACE Policies and Procedures and OSHA safety guidelines.


  • Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, results, and information about participants, clients or families.


  • Practices Universal precautions and follows appropriate Infection Control procedures.


  • Maintains safe working environment. Follows St. Paul’s PACE Safety Policies and Procedures.


  • Participates in continuing education classes and any required staff and training meetings. Maintains professional affiliations and any required certifications.


  • Participates in and supports Quality Improvement Initiatives.


  • Performs other duties as required or requested




YOU MUST BE ABLE TO CLEAR FINGERPRINTS THROUGH DOJ AND FBI IN ADDITION TO A DRUG SCREEN CLEARANCE.  







To learn more about St. Paul’s Senior Services, please visit www.stpaulspace.org.





St. Paul’s Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer





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