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Personal Care Associate (PCA)

Company: VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region Inc
Location: Rutland
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region of Rutland, VT is looking to hire per diem Personal Care Associate to service Rutland County. Would you like to work for a caring and supportive medical company that values its employees? If so, please read on!We are offering up to $1,000 sign on bonus!ABOUT VNA & HOSPICE OF THE SOUTHWEST REGIONBased in Vermont, we are a non-profit home health and hospice care agency that delivers a wide range of advanced medical care with compassion, dependability, and expertise to people of all ages. Our mission is to provide the best care for every person in Southwestern Vermont and to put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. We strive to give customized care to individuals with chronic diseases and conditions as well as those who need short-term care. For our services, we have been recognized as one of the nation's top 100 performing home health agencies by HomeCare Elite.QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GEDValid Driver's License and Current Auto InsuranceMust be at least 18 years of ageWeekend and holiday rotation requiredContinued education/training:Earn your LNA for free - Eligible employees that have been with the VNAHSR for one year and worked a minimum of 1000 hours can have their LNA course and materials completely paid for, and will receive a raise upon receipt of certification.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Collects patient and family data and reports findings to supervisor in a timely manner.Assists in the communication of information to assigned patients.Under the supervision of the Staffing Manager, performs interventions and procedures as directed to ensure the safe effective quality of care for patients.Reports to supervisor on a variety of aspects of patient and family information including, but not limited to identified problems, care provided and patient's responses to meet patient and family needs and ensure overall quality of care delivered.Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of care provided to ensure the effective integration of information for use by the health care team to ensure on-going and continued quality of care.Advocates for patient care issues to ensure that overall quality and type of care is sensitive to each specific patient/family's needs.Carries out a variety of household chores, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, laundry, doing dishes, cleaning bathrooms, vacuuming, simple meal preparation and serving, etc. Ensures that tasks are performed to patient satisfaction.Stays up to date on Homemaker "Do's and Don'ts" requirements.Proactively reports changes in skin conditions to RN, Case Manager or program manager in a timely manner.

Keywords: VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region Inc, New England , Personal Care Associate (PCA), Other , Rutland, Northeast

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