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Personal Care Attendants (PCA)

Company: Indigo Manor Nursing and Rehab
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Have you considered a career in health care but are not sure where to start?

Have you considered taking a Certified Nursing Assistant training class but couldn’t afford the costs?

Well if you answered YES to any of these questions then you have come to the right place!

The Agency for Health Care Administration has now approved skilled nursing facilities to use Personal Care Attendants (PCA) to perform resident care procedures currently delivered by Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA). The goal is to provide nursing centers with additional staff to care for residents during State of Emergency and to train new workers to obtain skills necessary to become a CNA. The Personal Care Attendant Program is an 8-Hour Pre-service Course with continued on-the-job training.

We are currently accepting applications for (Non Licensed) Personal Care Assistants to work in our Skilled & Long Term Care facility.

We are currently offering the AHCA approved PCA training course followed by the comprehensive on the job training for the right individuals. You will work in our facility side by side with our licensed CNA staff under the direction of our nurses while performing Activities of Daily Living tasks for our residents. Some of the skills you will learn and be responsible for are (but not limited to):

  • Performs lifting and transfer duties safely and uses appropriate techniques and body mechanics when performing job duties.
  • Use of a gait belt and assisting with ambulation as needed
  • Helps with specialized assistive devices; e.g. Hoyer lift, board, etc
  • Assists individuals with daily personal hygiene, oral hygiene, dressing, toileting, repositioning
  • Assists with eating, passing trays and ice water as needed
  • Observes and reports intake of fluids and food and frequency of elimination if indicated.
  • Make an Occupied or Unoccupied bed.
  • Checking vital signs
  • Observes and monitors the client’s condition, notifying staff RN / LPN of any significant change in client’s status.
  • Provides documentation as needed and attends necessary training.
  • Complies with Indigo Manor Policies and Procedures and all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Once you have completed your PCA on the job training you will have the skills necessary to challenge and pass the Certified Nursing Assistant state exam. Passing the Florida CNA Exam is a requirement of the job for continued employment.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older with some previous Home Health, Med-Tech, DSP or PCA experience preferred but not required
  • Must be able to pass a Drug Screen & Level II Background Check
  • Must be dependable and reliable while maintaining a strong work ethic
  • Must be willing to take and pass the state C.N.A exam within 3 months (90 Days) or less (WE WILL REIMBURSE YOU FOR THE COST OF YOUR TEST)

 

Benefits:

· Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Aflac (after 90 days of employment)

· Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days (after 90 days of employment)

· 2 weeks Paid Vacation, 401k (after 1 year of employment)

 

We are currently hiring for Days (7-3), Evenings (3-11), Overnights (11-7), and Weekend Baylor (16hrs sat/sun)

Please submit your Resume and we will contact you to set up an appointment

ALL interviews are by appointment ONLY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keywords: Indigo Manor Nursing and Rehab, Daytona Beach , Personal Care Attendants (PCA), Other , Daytona Beach, Florida

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