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Professional Openings

Personal Care Assistants

Part-time PART_TIME

2019-05-30T12:54:06-0500

http://www.easterseals.com/centralohio

Easterseals Central and Southeast Ohio

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Phone: 614-228-5523

Email: hr@easterseals-cseohio.org

Summary:

To assist clients in skills of daily living as outlined in the Individual Service Plan (ISP) in their own home setting.

 

Basic Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Shall participate in the consumer's Individual Service Plan (ISP) meetings if and when requested by the consumer's interdisciplinary team.

     

  • Shall perform tasks and duties according to the ISP. Shall prioritize and organize tasks to achieve goals outlined on the ISP.

     

  • Shall maintain a clean and safe environment and shall be sensitive to the consumer's and family's needs.

     

  • Shall recognize changes in the consumer's condition and behavior as well as safety and sanitation hazards, report them to family and case management as appropriate.

     

  • Shall provide basic personal care and grooming, including bathing (and bladder/bowel requirements), care of the hair, and assistance with clothing.

     

  • Shall perform household services essential to the consumer's health and comfort in the home (e.g. necessary changing of bed linens or rearranging of furniture to facilitate ease of movement in the home).

     

  • Shall also perform when necessary homemaking tasks such as cooking including feeding if necessary, cleaning, laundry and shopping.  Will also be required to accompany consumer to medical appointments, on walks/outings and other like appointments.

 

  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule to meet the needs of the clients. May be required to stay past scheduled shift end time in the event of emergency.

 

  • In order to maintain the health and safety of the individuals we serve; may be required to work overtime, whether scheduled or unscheduled.

     

  • Maintain client confidentiality as required by County MR/DD standards and in compliance with HIPAA regulations.


Qualifications:

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Valid Ohio Driver's License – with less than 6 points
  • Reliable transportation with proof of insurance
  • CPR/First Aid certification

 

SKILLS:

 

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Must be able to lift, carry push or pull a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Frequently requires sitting, standing, walking, bending, squatting, kneeling and reaching.
  • May be required to be on feet hours at a time.

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