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Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - Santa Fe

Always Best Care

Posted 25 days ago
Santa Fe, NM 87505
16.00/hour
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Job Description

Caregiver-PCA Wanted!
Are you a nurturing, dependable and warm-hearted person? Do you gain personal satisfaction in serving others? If you answered "yes" to these questions, we may have just the right career for you.


Company Overview
Since 1996, Always Best Care has helped thousands of families with non-medical in-home care and assisted living referral services. In select markets, we provide skilled home care for clients that need the services of our exceptional clinical care team.
Our passion for helping people maintain a safe, independent and dignified lifestyle represents the strong foundation of Always Best Care. Every client receives extraordinary care in an inspiring environment with caring and compassionate people.


PCA- Caregivers make more possible in the lives of our clients. Our future employees have a minimum of one year experience care giving, excellent communication skills, personal care experience with seniors and a heart for working with seniors. The main function of the caregivers is to provide care for clients in a safe, secure, professional environment which meets their needs.
Caregivers help assist with the activities of daily living such as continence care, meal preparation, medication reminders, keeping the home safe and clean, as well as the overall supervision of the clients’ physical and mental well being.
We combine professional care management, training and counseling to deliver superior services to older adults, their families, and the professionals involved in their care. We are a nurturing, dependable, and warm-hearted team.
· Gains personal satisfaction in serving others
· Heart for working with seniors
· Dependable and honest
· Conveys professionalism
· Flexible
· Compassionate
· Excellent communication skills, both with the client and Care team management
· Enjoys assisting with the daily activities of client care
· Problem-solving skills
· Positive attitude
· Proactively looks to maximize care plan


PCA Primary Responsibilities
· Basic companion care
· Light housekeeping
· Transportation
· Meal preparation
· Incontinence care
· Transferring
· Feeding
· Cleans rooms and makes client beds
· Converses with clients to provide assurance
· Observes Universal Precautions
· Provides client transportation to doctor appointments, outside activities and shopping
· Provides client laundry and linen changes
· Light housekeeping
· Provides medication reminders
· Meal preparation and clean up


Knowledge and Skills Requirements
· Preferred experience working with seniors
· English proficiency and excellent communication skills depending on the needs of the client
· Exceptional interpersonal skills
Able to participate in additional training (online)
· Three references required
· Proof of TB test taken within the last year showing clear results
· Must be able to pass background check
· High school diploma or GED
· Valid driver's license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation
· Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States


PCA Caregivers may work a variety of assignments ranging from 1-12 hours. Shifts may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, or weekends. Assignments will vary depending on the needs of the client/family.


Compensation
$16.00/hour to start - plus milage
Additional bonuses, Employee referral Program


Medical/Dental package
Reports to
Care Manager/Care Supervisor

Location: 1650 Alameda Boulevard Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87114

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