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Personal Care Assistant

Company: Maxim Healthcare Services
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

$15.50 - $17.00Please not this is a part time position: The Personal Care Assistant provides assistance with activities of daily living and certain hands on care such as personal hygiene care, toileting and elimination of waste, assistance with reminders to take medications, transfers, and ambulation. The Personal Care Assistant also provides certain companion tasks such as: accompanying client to appointments, tasks related to the maintenance of a healthy and stable living environment for the client, personal laundry, light housekeeping, and other similar activities of daily living. The provision of hands on care as described above is contingent upon licensing requirements within the state of practice.Responsibilities

  • Assists patient with personal care activities including bathing, oral hygiene, preparation and feeding of meals, dressing and undressing, ambulation, and other activities as needed
  • Performs duties as assigned in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintains confidentiality of all clients information according to HIPAA standards
  • Safeguards the client/patient by observing appropriate infection control procedures including but not limited to universal precautions
  • Notifies the office of any abnormal findings or conditions
  • Adheres to the standards, policies, procedures of the Company
  • Arrives at the Clients home on time and leaves when shift schedule is complete
  • Represents the Company with a positive image at all times
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in meeting the needs of all clients
  • Effectively communicates with the office staff, including availability to work
  • Adheres to time and attendance policies
  • Provides requirements-related information (Annual PPD, In-services, etc.) in a timely fashion; follows all other compliance standards at all times
  • Performs other Personal Care Assistant duties as assigned/necessaryRequirements One (1) year of Personal Care Assistant experience within the last three (3) years providing hands-on personal care preferred. State Personal Care Assistant licensure or certification where required. Ability to adhere to time and attendance policies. Ability to carry out tasks in a professional manner and adhere to policies regarding professionalism and boundaries. Must demonstrate a compassionate nature and possess strong people skills. Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required Computer proficiency requiredBenefits At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees 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
    • Awards and recognition programs About Maxim Healthcare Services Maxim Healthcare Services has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, employees and communities for more than 30 years. We offer private duty nursing, skilled nursing, physical rehabilitation, companion care, respite care and behavioral care for individuals with chronic and acute illnesses and disabilities. Our commitment to quality customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical healthcare needs makes us a trusted partner wherever care is needed. Maxim Healthcare Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Maxim Healthcare Services, Bakersfield , Personal Care Assistant, Other , Bakersfield, California

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