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Personal Care Assistant

Company: Liberty HomeCare
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Liberty Cares With Compassion Liberty Senior Living#is currently seeking an experienced: PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT# Full Time: Evenings JOB SUMMARY: Follow assignments as directed by the LPN/Director of Resident Care Services/Supervisor-in-Charge (SIC) in performing assistance with resident#s activities of daily living and personal care needs. Observe residents for any change in condition and report to the Supervisor-in-Charge as well as any information a resident shares that might be significant to their overall well-being. Assist with the resident#s room cleanliness by picking up trash and/or ensuring that the room is safe to move about in.# Also assist with cleaning drawers and closets and clothing that might be lying around.# Report any unsafe findings to the Supervisor-in-Charge. Assist with meal time to ensure a comfortable and pleasant environment for the residents.# Assist by serving trays and beverages, clearing and cleaning tables and getting residents to and from the dining room.# The dining room should never be left unattended by a Nurse Aide. Perform oral hygiene, bathing, fingernail care, dressing, toileting, transferring, feeding, grooming, hair care, shaving (electric razor), etc., or assist resident in performing all activities of daily living. Make resident beds and perform scheduled bed changes as well as assist with doing resident laundry. Ensure that residents# needs are met; supervise residents and ensure their safety. Assist with the Activities listed for the day and encourage residents to participate. Follow personal care plans for each resident, familiarize oneself with the individual#s needs and desires of the residents as well as their unique personalities in order to work toward maintaining each resident#s independence, personal dignity, and personal safety. #Perform other related duties as assigned by the LPN/Supervisor-in-Charge/Area Director/Director of Services/Administrator in accordance with the Minimum Standards. Must be able to use equipment without jeopardizing the safety of self, others, or equipment and use supplies safely and economically. Must not leave assigned shift until relieved by oncoming person for that position. Scrubs and closed toe tennis shoes or nursing shoes are to be worn.# Must be neat in appearance and demonstrate good personal hygiene. Must read, know, and follow personnel, department, and community policies and procedures. Must attend in-service training, staff meetings, and complete continuing education requirements via the online computer training programs. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have no findings on the State Health Care Personnel Registry of resident abuse, resident neglect, misappropriation of resident or facility property, fraud against a resident or facility or diversion of drugs belonging to a resident or facility. Must enjoy working with senior adults with special care needs. Must be willing to receive, understand, and follow orders.# Must be able to understand English to read, speak, and write. Visit www.libertycareers.com for more information. Background checks/drug-free workplace. EOE.

Liberty Cares

With Compassion

Liberty Senior Living is currently seeking an experienced:

PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT

Full Time: Evenings

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Follow assignments as directed by the LPN/Director of Resident Care Services/Supervisor-in-Charge (SIC) in performing assistance with resident's activities of daily living and personal care needs.
  • Observe residents for any change in condition and report to the Supervisor-in-Charge as well as any information a resident shares that might be significant to their overall well-being.
  • Assist with the resident's room cleanliness by picking up trash and/or ensuring that the room is safe to move about in. Also assist with cleaning drawers and closets and clothing that might be lying around. Report any unsafe findings to the Supervisor-in-Charge.
  • Assist with meal time to ensure a comfortable and pleasant environment for the residents. Assist by serving trays and beverages, clearing and cleaning tables and getting residents to and from the dining room. The dining room should never be left unattended by a Nurse Aide.
  • Perform oral hygiene, bathing, fingernail care, dressing, toileting, transferring, feeding, grooming, hair care, shaving (electric razor), etc., or assist resident in performing all activities of daily living.
  • Make resident beds and perform scheduled bed changes as well as assist with doing resident laundry.
  • Ensure that residents' needs are met; supervise residents and ensure their safety.
  • Assist with the Activities listed for the day and encourage residents to participate.
  • Follow personal care plans for each resident, familiarize oneself with the individual's needs and desires of the residents as well as their unique personalities in order to work toward maintaining each resident's independence, personal dignity, and personal safety.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the LPN/Supervisor-in-Charge/Area Director/Director of Services/Administrator in accordance with the Minimum Standards.
  • Must be able to use equipment without jeopardizing the safety of self, others, or equipment and use supplies safely and economically.
  • Must not leave assigned shift until relieved by oncoming person for that position.
  • Scrubs and closed toe tennis shoes or nursing shoes are to be worn. Must be neat in appearance and demonstrate good personal hygiene.
  • Must read, know, and follow personnel, department, and community policies and procedures.
  • Must attend in-service training, staff meetings, and complete continuing education requirements via the online computer training programs.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have no findings on the State Health Care Personnel Registry of resident abuse, resident neglect, misappropriation of resident or facility property, fraud against a resident or facility or diversion of drugs belonging to a resident or facility.
  • Must enjoy working with senior adults with special care needs.
  • Must be willing to receive, understand, and follow orders.
  • Must be able to understand English to read, speak, and write.

Visit www.libertycareers.com for more information.

Background checks/drug-free workplace.

EOE.

Keywords: Liberty HomeCare, Columbia , Personal Care Assistant, Other , Lexington, South Carolina

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