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Daycare Personal Care Attendant

Company: Bienvivir All-Inclusive Senior Health
Location: El Paso
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL DESCRIPTION The Daycare Personal Care Attendant (PCA) will directly serve participants in need of cognitive and physical assistance in the Bienvivir Adult Day Care. PCAs will perform diverse activities throughout the course of a workday; responsibilities include personal care, assisting with ADLs and cognitive intervention skills to facilitate independence, communication, and self-esteem. Services include but are not limited to: Bathing, Toileting, Transfers, Dressing/Grooming, Feeding, Vital Signs/Weights, Changing Linen, Laundry, Walking/Transferring, Cleaning/Disinfecting, Arts & Crafts, Social Activities, Passing Food Trays, Exercises, Escorting, Changing Oxygen Cylinders. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS A. High School Diploma or GED Equivalency B. Texas Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred C. CPR certified D. Food Handlers Card E. One year of experience working with a frail or elderly population preferred F. Bilingual (English/Spanish) G. Basic Computer Skills H. Ability to maintain and demonstrate competency skills Job Requirements:RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Perform basic skilled personal care tasks as per the participant's wishes, Plan of Care, or as directed by the Floor Manager. 2. Monitor and assist participants in the Quiet Room, Day Room, restrooms, and showers. 3. Report any pertinent information regarding the participant's health status or needs to the Floor Manager, including any observed changes requiring follow up or special interventions. 4. Assist with laundry, cleaning tables, cleaning participant's bathroom after use, cleaning spills and maintaining the day health center in a neat, safe and orderly fashion. Clean equipment such as walkers, wheelchairs, lap trays, lap buddies, etc. as needed. 5. Organize and maintain storage closets, supplies, cabinets, etc. 6. Distribute meals and assist participants with feeding as needed. 7. Provide reassurance, encouragement, and support to the participants. 8. Motivate participants to maximize involvement with program activities and to increase independence according to the individual's abilities. 9. Assist with loading and unloading of participants on/off the van during their arrival and departure from the center in a safe manner. 10. Change participant oxygen tubing and label each week. 11. Document encounters on a daily basis according to guidelines; as well as all documentation requirements on a timely basis. 12. Assist with the following: --- Recreational/Physical Activities --- Orientation --- Arts & crafts --- Social/Educational Activities --- Entertainment Activities 13. Maintain the department's supply inventory per protocol. 14. Assist Activity Coordinator to carry out daily recreational activities. 15. Adhere to all Bienvivir policies and procedures. 16. Should the need arise, PCA may be called upon to volunteer for Escort duty if equipped to do so. 17. Assist with all emergency evacuation activities as assigned. 18. Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Bienvivir All-Inclusive Senior Health, El Paso , Daycare Personal Care Attendant, Other , El Paso, Texas

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