Assists residents with activities of daily living, providing nursing care, housekeeping services and other related services as is necessary to meet the personal needs and comfort of the residents and assist in maintenance of a safe, clean environment.
Works in a clean, well heated, air conditioned, well lighted and well ventilated building. Prolonged standing and walking. Repeated bending, squatting, stooping. Exposure to all resident elements including infection, odors and to peculiarities in behavior and reactions of the elderly. Assists with emergencies.
Personal care attendants be 18 years of age or older, have a high school diploma, GED or active registry status on the PA nurse aide registry. Staff must successfully complete an approved course on medication administration. Staff must be free from all medical conditions, including drug or alcohol addiction, which would limit staff from providing necessary personal care services with reasonable skill and safety. Previous experience in hospital or nursing home preferred. Must possess a valid drivers license. Must successfully complete first aid and CPR certification or possess current certification. Must be able to lift, turn and reposition residents both alone and with assistance with and without the use of mechanical devices. Must also be able to assist other with lifting, turning and repositioning residents both with and without the use of mechanical devices.
May help train and direct new personal care attendants.
Under the direct supervision of the Ridgewood Administrator. May receive supervision from licensed or registered staff.
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions by St. Paul’s will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. St. Paul’s is committed to the policy that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information and testing, medical leave, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, veteran status or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. This application will be given every consideration; however its receipt does not imply that the applicant will be employed.
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