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Patient Care Assistant / Caregiver / CNA in Picayune at Oxford HealthCare

Date Posted: 4/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    Picayune
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/26/2018

Job Description

Overview

The objective of the Personal Care Assistant is to help restore, maintain, and promote the health status of clients through home support, health observation, and support of and assistance with activities of daily living.  The Personal Care Assistant helps clients perform everyday activities when they have a physical, mental, or cognitive impairment that prevents them from carrying out those activities independently.  Tasks are performed in accordance with a care plan. 

Responsibilities


Assists with Activities of Daily Living such as:

  • Bathing
  • Personal grooming
  • Personal hygiene
  • Meal preparation
  • Assisting client in and out of bed
  • Assisting with ambulation and toileting and/or activities to maintain continence;
  • Provides home support that is essential to the health and welfare of the recipient in the areas of cleaning, laundry, and maintaining a general awareness of the Client’s home surroundings to help ensure the Client is residing in a safe environment and reporting concerns and/or issues to the Company Supervisor;
  • Reports observed changes in the Client’s physical, mental, or emotional condition;


Job Requirements


Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Degree
  • Will provide training
  • Clean criminal history
  • Must have a valid MS driver's license and have access to a reliable automobile with current auto insurance coverage
  • Must be able to speak clearly and distinctly
  • Must have visual, hearing and mental ability to initiate and comprehend written and verbal communication
  • Must be able to perform tasks involving physical activity, such as heavy lifting, extensive bending and standing
  • Must be able to stay calm in emergency situations
  • Must be willing to travel between client sites in inclement weather
  • Must be willing to accept assignments without regard to location, socio-economic environment, disease, ethnic origin or religion 



Direct Support Professional, DSP, Caregiver, Personal care Aide, Home Health Aide, HHA, Direct Care Professional, DCP, Direct Care Staff, DCS, STNA, State Tested Nurse Assistant, CNA / Certified Nurse Assistant

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