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PCA Personal Care Assistant

Company: Pacifica Senior Living
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

_*Pacifica Senior Living is looking for a Personal Care Assistant to join our team!*_

Pacifica Senior Living is a dynamic growing senior living company that provides elegant senior living throughout the United States. We are always seeking highly motivated, focused, and determined people to join our team! Our Senior Living options include: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Namaste Therapy, Hospice, Home Health, and Personalized Living.

*Duties and Responsibilities: *

* Read and implement care/activities of daily living (ADLs) according to the resident service plan within the scope of practice of certification or licensure. Effectively works within professional scope of practice per state laws, regulations, and professional standards.
* Respond to resident needs, pendant calls, and other community alarms in a timely manner.
* Demonstrates empathy and develops caring rapport with residents. Promotes resident independence and self-care.
* Delivers care and services in accordance with individual service plan for all assigned residents.
* Maintains accurate and complete records of care delivered.
* At the start of each shift conducts a visual safety check on all assigned residents and at the end of each shift, effectively communicate (written or verbal) resident status with next shift.
* Communicates change of condition in any resident to nursing in a timely and effective manner.
* Completes incident reports accurately and timely. Understands policies pertaining to safety and infection control and demonstrates practices to control the spread of communicable illnesses. Promotes a clean, orderly, and safe environment. Assist housekeeping and maintenance staff to keep the community and resident property clean.
* Recognizes, responds to, and reports concerns in resident's environment to ensure safety and comfort of resident.
* Demonstrates behavior, which maintains and respects resident rights and promotes independence, regardless of race, religion, lifestyle, sexual preference, and disease process.
* Addresses individual behavioral needs of the resident and demonstrates the ability to identify psychosocial needs.

*Requirements: *

* High school diploma or equivalent certificate
* Must possess valid First Aid Certifications and, according to state regulations, may need to possess current CPR, Certified Nursing Assistant Certification, state certifications, and pass an examination and/or skills evaluation.
* Reads, writes, speaks, and understands English at the level necessary for performing duties.

We offer a competitive starting wage along with a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes, but is not limited to:

* Health, Dental, Vision, 401K
* Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave
* A positive working environment
* Growth Potential

The above statements are intended to be generally descriptive but not exhaustive of all functions. The omission of a specific duty does not exclude it from the position if work is similar, related, or logically assigned. Moreover, the description is subject to change as the needs of the employer or position change. The employer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will comply with the ADA to make reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Qualified individuals are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Medical specialties:
* Geriatrics
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Night shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Our facility practices COVID safety guidelines that include but not limited to: daily COVID screening before start of shift, bi-weekly COVID testing, and proper PPE worn at all times.

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Pacifica Senior Living, Fort Myers , PCA Personal Care Assistant, Other , Fort Myers, Florida

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