Experienced PCAs at FC Angels in Fredericksburg, Virginia
FC AngelsFredericksburg, Virginia
Experienced PCAs Needed - Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotslyvania, Culpeper, Colonial Beach, King George, Locust Grove))
WHO WE ARE:
Since 1998, Visiting Angels in Fredericksburg, VA has been offering compassion, senior home care services. Our goal and commitment is to offer the best in-home care services by matching experienced, quality Direct Care Specialists who will care for your loved one's health and well being needs.
Visiting Angels in Fredericksburg has an immediate need for part time to full time Patient Care Assistants to service our clients in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Culpeper, Faquier County, Colonial Beach, King George, Locust Grove, We offer hourly, overnight, 24 hour, and live-in care.
POSITIONPURPOSE: The Patient Care Assistant (PCA) performs services for the client as necessary to maintain the personal comfort of the client. The PCA reports directly to the Director of Staffing.
Understand and adhere to information and precautions contained in individual client's Home Plan of Care. Assist the client with personal care activities including: bathing, skin care, back rub, hair care, dressing and undressing, feeding, oral hygiene, shaving, grooming and bedtime care. Assist the client to the bathroom or in use of urinal or bedpan. Keep incontinent clients clean and dry. Assist the client with client's self-administration of medications. Prepare appropriate documentation of the client care or service(s) furnished. Report all client and employee incidents/accidents to supervisor immediately. Assist the client with exercise, ambulation and transfer activities. Be aware of proper body mechanics. Ensure maintenance of a clean, safe, comfortable and healthy environment for the client. Observe safety precautions, including: wiping up wet floors, spills and other falling hazards immediately. Also, report safety hazards, frayed electrical cords, unsecured handrails, malfunctioning smoke and carbon monoxide detectors/alarms, defective equipment or environmental hazards to supervisor on the same day of observation. Engage in respectful social interaction with client, including friendly conversation and empathic support, as well as, respecting client's privacy and property. Exhibit positive attitude and behavior and demonstrate respect for employees and clients and maintain absolute confidentiality of all information pertaining to clients, clients' families and employees. Respond and attend to client's requests promptly. Communicate effectively with all members of the team. Maintain proper hand washing techniques.
REQUIREMENTSMinimum of two years of experience as a Patient Care Assistant (PCA).Availability for day and evening shifts, overnights, live-in opportunities, weekends. Must be available for on call emergencies and weekends if and when needed. Eighteen (18) years of age. Demonstrate sympathetic attitude toward caring for others. Previous experience in private duty home care preferred. Ability to listen and communicate clearly, fluently and diplomatically orally and in writing. Ability to remain flexible, resilient, calm and maintain a sense of humor; and present a well-groomed professional image. Ability to generate goodwill for the organization and its management among staff, clients, and referral sources. Demonstrate a strong commitment to client service excellence. Possess and maintain good physical and mental health, including current TB testing. U.S. Citizen or evidence of valid Alien Work Permit.
Eligible for Reward Recognition Program for Excellent Client Care and Service. Eligible for Teledoc service, 401(k), potential room for growth, fostering further training, growth, and development. Flexible hours. PM19
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