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Personal Care Assistant/ Nurse Assistant 

Description

Supervises, feeds and dresses clients who, by reason of advanced age, physical disability or mental deficiency, need supervision. Also assists clients with other activities that are related to the clients' independent living and which cannot be performed by the clients alone due to health and or age limitations.

Essential Functions

Performs personal care activities that assist the client with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):

  • Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair)
  • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
  • Ambulation
  • Eating
  • Dressing
  • Shaving
  • Measuring and preparing special diets

Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to):

  • Vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors
  • Doing dishes
  • Changing bed linens
  • Doing laundry
  • Cleaning bathrooms
  • Prepares meals and snacks according to instructions.

Caregivers must spend at least 80% of their work time providing fellowship, care and protection for clients. Any general household work must be less than 20% of the caregiver's working time during each shift.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide or Personal Care Assistant course as required by state law.
  • Current CPR certificate is preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job.
  • This position requires state-specific CNA certification.
 
Position Requirements
  • High School graduate or GED certificate, preferred
  • Six (6) months of professional caregiver experience, preferred
  • Successful completion of state approved Personal Care Assistant course work, a major plus
  • Successful completion of state approved Certified Nursing Assistant course work, a major plus
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Location California - Palo Alto Area  

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