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Personal Care Attendant (CNA) - WA

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Prestige Care, Inc Gig Harbor, WA

Company
Prestige Care, Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
96233193-3dfa-41b2-945f-38f591704187
AJE Ref #
576181123
Location
Gig Harbor, WA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Summary:

Personal Care Attendant provides direct resident care, completes assignments as a universal worker, assists in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for residents, and upholds Prestige s core values of respect, integrity, commitment and trust.

Essential Functions:

Provides direct resident care while promoting resident dignity, independence and choice, regularly observes residents physical and mental conditions and reports changes to the Health Services Director, Expressions Coordinator, or Executive Director.
Assists with or performs ADL s, takes vital signs and weights and accurately documents care services provided and observations on communication log and incident reports. Reports and documents all incidents and accidents immediately.
Assists residents to and from dining room and activities.
Performs First Aid and initiates emergency response procedures as required.
Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously and answers phones when assigned.
Follows and supports community fire safety and infection control practices and promptly reports any unsafe conditions or equipment to immediate supervisor.
Serves meals in the dining room, assisting residents at meal time, provides resident tray delivery, and assists with dining room and kitchen clean up and maintenance.
Assists with tours, move-ins, move-outs, and transfers and coordinates personal care service with co-workers assisting with lifting and responds to assistance pages promptly.
Assists with apartment housekeeping services and residents laundry.
Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent with one or more years of personal care experience with older adults preferred.
Must be certified as a NAC/CNA or HCA or have documentation of training completion prior to 2011 or have the ability to complete a WA State approved training/certification program within 200 days of employment.
Current First Aid and CPR certification.
Food Handlers permit if required by State.

Imagine waking up each morning knowing that you're about to do some good in the world...

Prestige Care is about people helping people, and is rooted in a philosophy of caring based on our core values: respect, integrity, commitment and trust - that are at the center of all we do. Our mission is to provide quality care, guided by a compassionate heart and our promise is to personally touch lives every day.