Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Personal Care Aide

Job Locations US-KY-Hazard
Requisition ID
2020-15351
# of Openings
1
Category
Allied Health
Community
Hazard Regional Medical Center
Posted Date
1 year ago(3/1/2020 1:49 PM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Nursing - General
Shift
Night Shift

Overview

The Personal Care Assistant is primarily responsible for observing patients and providing assistance in personal care.

Special Instructions

pca assists with personal care,observes patients and help maintain a safe environment

Responsibilities

Observes assigned patient(s); serves in the capacity of a sitter for assigned patient(s) during specific shift.

 

Assists with basic personal care services as appropriate and as assigned.

 

Assists assigned patient(s) in toileting.

 

Observes for and reports safety hazards, and prepares incident reports.

 

Participates in team conferences, in-service education programs, and staff meetings.

 

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Successful completion of all State, Federal, ARH, or accreditation mandated training programs as they become available.

 

Two (2) weeks to one (1) month on-the-job training is required to attain proficiency of performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.

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