Personal Care Assistant - PCA
Req Number: 429349
Personal Care Assistant - PCA
Lehigh Commons - Genesis HealthCare
Lehigh Commons is hiring Part-Time PCA with a sign on bonus of 1750.00
Genesis is one of the nations' leading provider of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.
Start your nursing career journey as a Personal Care Assistant at Genesis where you will provide assistance to residents with their basic activities of daily living to support an independent lifestyle within the Senior Living/Assisted Living Community. Your priority will be to ensure that our residents receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere that recognizes individuals' needs and rights.
*Assist residents with bathing, eating, dressing, and personal hygiene as needed.
*Inform supervisor of changes in residents' conditions and needs. Document these observations thoroughly and communicates any changes to other staff.
*Follow procedure for medication reminders to ensure correct day, time, and that they are being taken.
*Answer emergency call lights and respond appropriately.
*Perform dining room duties and assists with dining needs of residents.
We improve the lives we touch through the delivery of high-quality healthcare and everyday compassion!
*We Care Deeply about YOU! Guided by our Core Values, Code of Conduct and Ethics program, we foster a culture of care and compassion. We focus on improving the quality of care through creativity and innovation, honesty and integrity in all we do.
*We Develop YOU! We provide career ladders, education and training opportunities so you can build a long and successful career with Genesis.
*We Appreciate YOU! We value your contributions to the Genesis mission and vision and instill an environment of teamwork and enjoyment in working together. We recognize and celebrate our shared successes.
*We are Committed to YOU! We know you are the vital link between Genesis, our patients and residents! We inspire you to be your best self.
*We Protect YOU! We take great pride in meeting or exceeding CDC and CMS standards.
*Minimum of a high school diploma or graduation equivalent is preferred.
*Previous experience as a nursing assistant, home health aide, or homemaker/personal care homemaker is preferred.
*Current certificate in an accredited First Aid course and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is required.
*Participation in medication course is required.
*Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language.
*To protect the health and safety of our patients, residents, employees, family members, and the communities we serve, Genesis has implemented a universal COVID-19 vaccination requirement for employees, care partners and onsite vendors.