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Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Company: North Yalobusha Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc.
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a competent personal care assistant to support physically or mentally challenged customers in their everyday lives. The fulfilment and satisfaction that comes with helping others surpasses the challenges of this job. If you're a compassionate, positive person who isn't afraid to work hard, then this is a job for you. We expect you to be polite and a good communicator. Experience in housekeeping tasks and caring for the elderly or sick will make you a strong candidate. Must have at least 5 years of experience working in personal care and respite care in homes. Must possess CNA or PCA certification or willing to take PCA certification test and submit prior to hire. Only serious applicants need apply *Responsibilities*

* Ensure clients receive their medication on time
* Support clients who can't move on their own
* Help clients dress, bathe, eat etc.
* Assist clients with physical therapy exercises
* Cook meals according to the customer's restrictions
* Help customers with their shopping
* Do necessary housekeeping to maintain a clean environment
* Provide emotional support
* Inform physicians or supervisors about uncommon events
* Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency

*Skills*

* Proven experience as personal care assistant
* Committed to health & safety
* Able to do housework and cooking
* Well-organized and reliable
* Excellent communication and people skills
* Positive and compassionate attitude
* Strong ethics
* Physical stamina
* CPR certified/PCA Certification
* High school diploma or equivalent
* A valid driver's license

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $9.00 - $11.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Flexible schedule
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Holidays
* No nights
* Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Follow all local, state and federal guidelines.

Application Question(s):
* Alcohol and or Drug Screening
* Undergo/ submit TB Skin Test results as required by law

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:
* Personal Care: 5 years (Required)

License/Certification:
* PCA or CNA (Required)
* CPR Certification (Required)
* First Aid Certification (Required)
* Car insurance (Required)
* Driver's License (Required)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:
* 100% (Required)

Work Location: On the road%58047475%

Keywords: North Yalobusha Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., Jackson , Personal Care Assistant (PCA), Other , Greenville, Mississippi

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