Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Maxim Healthcare Services San Jose, CA

Personal Care Assistant – In Home PCA

Job Description

The Companion PersonalCare Assistant (PCA) provides services to patients/clients in their places ofresidence that includes, but is not limited to, certain “hands-off” care. Theprovision of “hands-off” care as described above is contingent upon thelicensing requirements of each state.

Essential Dutiesinclude:
• Provide direct care to patients in their homes to ensure that they arecomfortable, well-cared for, and engaged.
• Supervise the safety of the patient/client when bathing, toileting, anddressing.
• Provide assistance with grocery-shopping and light housekeeping chores.
• Remind patients to take medications. Notify supervisor if medications are notproperly taken.
• Help members to transfer from their chairs/beds and ambulate safely aroundtheir homes.
• Provide meals, either through simple cooking or heating up pre-preparedmeals.
• If necessary, feed patients and ensure that they drink enough liquids.
• Ensure that patients are properly toileted. For those that are incontinent,change diapers and ensure that they are dry and clean.
• Follow up andcommunicate with supervisor on any issue that may be of concern to the patientor their family.

Benefits:
At Maxim HealthcareServices, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of ourorganization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

• Part-time & Full-time opportunities (Flexible Scheduling!)
• Competitive pay& weekly paychecks
• Reimbursement and/oron site CPR/First Aid training
• Health, dental,vision, and life insurance
• 401(k) savings plan
• Continuousprofessional and clinical training
• Awards andrecognition programs
• Benefit eligibilityis dependent on employment status.

Requirements:
• CPR and First Aid Certified (or willingness to possess one - reimbursableexpense.
• Current registration (or ability to complete with the California Home CareAid Registry)
• Ability to adhere to time and attendance policies
• Ability to carry out tasks in a professional manner and adhere to policiesregarding professionalism and boundaries
• Language Skills: Read, write, and speak English fluently. (Able tocommunicate effectively and professionally with other departments, members, andtheir families).
• Technical Skills: Basic computers skills, including email. Ability to learnskills necessary for safety monitoring technologies.
• Other Skills & Abilities: Genuine enthusiasm for working with childrenwith special needs. Willingness to learn. Able to work with little directsupervision. Strong customer service approach to all work and interactions.

Maxim HealthcareServices is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing,travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the UnitedStates. As an established community partner, we have been making a differencein the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 25 years.Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffingexperienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewardingcareer opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Maxim HealthcareServices, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer



Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our caregivers are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Continuous professional and clinical training
  • Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 25 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer