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Personal Care Aid

Company: Assisting Hands of Logan
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescription: This position provides custodial and personal care services to clients that contract with Assisting Hands for services under the direction of the CNA supervisor in compliance with the Plan of Care.Education: High School Diploma/GED requiredQualifications: 0-1 year experienceReports to: CNA SupervisorPrimary Duties:

  • Working with anyone and everyone that needs any type of help, we work with New mothers, Elderly, Veterans, Disabled, Etc.
  • Meeting our clients needs, Dementia, Post-Surgery Care, Maternity Care, Cancer Patient Care, Hospice Support, Wheel Chair bound.
  • Providing nutritional support as needed.
  • Reporting changes in the client's condition.
  • Hanging out with the clients, not just being there to help them with their daily needs.
  • Other activities that are determined necessary and trained on for a specific client and are restricted to the following:

  • Assisting with the use of devices for aid to daily living such as a wheelchair, walker, or hoyer lift;
  • Doing fun activities;
  • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises;
  • Teaching household routine and skills to well members of the family;
  • Measuring intake and output of fluids;
  • Measuring and recording temperature, pulse, respiration or blood pressure;
  • Keeping records of personal health care activities;
  • Observing appearance and gross behavioral changes in the client and reporting to the agency supervisor.Keeping a record of when a client receives assistance with self-administration of medication.The caregiver may also provide the following assistance with self-administered medication, as needed by the client:
  • Preparing necessary items such as juice, water, cups, or spoons to assist the client in the self-administration of medication;
  • Opening and closing the medication container or tearing the foil of prepackaged medications;
  • Assisting the client in the self-administration process. Examples of such assistance include the steadying of the arm, hand, or other parts of the client's body so as to allow the self-administration of medication;
  • Abides by the agency's infection control policies, including proper hand washing techniques consistent with CDC Guidelines.
  • Abides by all policies and procedures outlined in the agency's Policy and Procedure Manual, Caregiver Handbook, and Caregiver Training Manual.Hours: Dependent on assignment; Shifts available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and based on availability. Assisting Hands does not guarantee hours.FLSA Status: Non-exempt, hourly

Keywords: Assisting Hands of Logan, Logan , Personal Care Aid, Other , Logan, Utah

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