Certified Nursing Assistant/Personal Care Assistant
Right At Home - California

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Provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes.
Essential Functions

Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):

Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)

Ambulation

Eating

Dressing

Shaving

Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.

Performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):

Assisting with the change of ostomy appliances

Reinforcement of dressings

Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises

Measuring and preparing special diets

Taking vital signs

Application of an external catheter

Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms.

Qualifications

High school graduate or G.E.D certificate preferred.

Six months experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities).

Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide or Personal Care Assistant course.

Current CPR certificate is recommended.

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.

Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.

This position requires 30-40 hours of basic care training.

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