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PCA Personal Care Assistant

Company: Tru Heart Homecare
Location: Louisville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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.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 emergencySkills
    • 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
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • A valid driver's licenceJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hourBenefits:
      • Dental insurance
      • Employee assistance program
      • Flexible schedule
      • Health insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Paid training
      • Referral program
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • 10 hour shift
        • 12 hour shift
        • 8 hour shift
        • Day shift
        • Holidays
        • Night shift
        • On call
        • Overtime
        • Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:Masks are required if requested by the client. COVID-19 twice weekly (one rapid & one PCR)Education:
          • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
            • Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:
              • BLS Certification (Preferred)Shift availability:
                • Day Shift (Preferred)
                • Night Shift (Preferred)
                • Overnight Shift (Preferred)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Tru Heart Homecare, Louisville , PCA Personal Care Assistant, Other , Louisville, Kentucky

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