K&CL, LLC dba Nurse Next Door Home Care Services Personal Care Aide Newport News, VA · Part time

A personal care aide provides various services to a person who is unable to care for themselves on their own. These duties may include things like cooking food, picking up heavy objects, dressing, bathing, using the restroom, and performing simple housekeeping tasks. The main types of people that personal care aides serve are the physically disabled, the cognitively impaired, the chronically ill, and the elderly.

Description

PCA Job Summary

We are currently seeking a compassionate, highly-skilled, and reliable personal care assistant (PCA) to serve as part of our growing home health care team. In this role, you will work with our clients in their homes, helping them with basic personal hygiene and domestic tasks as needed, according to their requirements and limitations. You will provide compassionate care and assistance and document clients' progress to help ensure their overall wellbeing.


PCA Duties and Responsibilities

  • Travel to clients' homes, arriving on time
  • Greet clients in a warm, professional manner
  • Understand the limitations and needs of each individual client
  • Provide basic domestic services e.g. meal prep, laundry, light housework
  • Provide companionship and engage in conversation with the clients
  • Run errands, either with or for the client, as needed
  • Assist with mobility issues, helping the client get in and out of bed, wheelchair, etc.
  • Remind the client to take medications and document them accordingly
  • Help with personal hygiene e.g. brushing teeth, toileting, bathing
  • Change bed linens regularly
  • Assist with all daily activities, based on the client's limitations and needs
  • Provide a caring and positive presence for the client
  • Document/log client’s' progress and overall well being for daily reports


PCA Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Current certificate in first aid and CPR preferred
  • Reliable transportation
  • Significant experience working in a home health care environment is strongly preferred
  • Experience in domestic work or housekeeping is a plus
  • Mastery of the English language, written and verbal
  • Good communication skills, excellent conversational skills
  • Able to lift heavy objects, help move clients, and perform physical tasks
  • Patience and ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Willingness to conduct domestic and personal tasks requested by the client
  • Prompt and reliable
  • Warm and caring personality
  • Commitment to treating clients with dignity and respect
  • Willingness to comply with all legal and institutional requirements and guidelines


Nurse Next Door, Hampton Roads, is currently seeking highly motivated and dependable individuals to fill the role of Caregiver/Personal Care Aide. If you love caring for others and consider yourself to be reliable, please submit an application!



Salary

$12 - $12 per hour