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Gentle Touch Home CareSee more

addressAddressSaint George, UT
type Form of workPart-Time

Job description

CNAs and PCAs provide nonmedical service and assistance to a client in their home and community, who, because of advanced age or physical or mental disability, cannot perform these services. These services enable the client to remain in his/her residence. Therefore, the caregiver must feel comfortable
caring for a client in a private home or setting. The Caregivers main objective is client satisfaction and safety for both oneself and for the client. The Caregiver must have sensitivity for the needs of others, a professional manner, and a positive attitude. Aides are responsible for ensuring that service is delivered in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency polices, industry standards, and state regulations. Aides needs to report on time to scheduled shift unless specific circumstances come up.
The CNA/PCA provides service to a client based on and limited to a client's care plan developed by the RN, the client, and/or the client's family. The care plan is based on an assessment of the client's needs for services, developed in conjunction with a functional assessment and with the input from the client and/or
client's family. CNA/PCA services are tasks that are necessitated by a client's disability or chronic condition that limits the client's ability to perform functional activities or daily living (ADL's) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL's). CNA/PCA services vary depending on the needs and requirements of each
individual client. Client needs and requirements are documented through the client's functional assessment. These services involve direct care from cueing/prompting to total assistance.
Aides will provide excellent client care including, but not limited to, assistance with the following:
• Ambulation Range of Motion Bathing
• Personal Hygiene Dressing Grooming
• Feeding Exercise Transferring
• Positioning Toileting and Incontinence Care Medication Reminders
• Housekeeping Meal Planning and Preparation Laundry
• Transportation Shopping and Errands Companionship
• Vital Signs and Blood Pressure
CNAs and PCAs will:
• Ensure client's safety and security by supervising the home environment
• Teach/Perform Meal Planning and Preparation and serving the client
• Routine Housekeeping activities such as making/changing bedding, dusting, vacuuming, washing floors, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry. Household tasks should not exceed 20% of time worked per shift unless the client has a Housekeeping Authorization.
• Provide Companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance, and encouragement of activities that simulate the mind.
• Provide respite care for families in accordance with care plans
• Preform/assist with essential shopping/errands, which may include handling the client's money in accordance with the care plan, agency policy, and under the observation of the Supervisor or Administrator*
• Assist clients with following written, special diet plan, and reinforcement of diet maintain ace, which is provided under the direction of a Physician and as identified on the care plan
• Assist clients with standing, walking, sitting, and rolling in bed
• Escort clients to medical facilities, errands, shopping, and outings as specified in the care plan*
• Assist clients with communication by writing or typing correspondence for them or researching information for them.
• Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions.
• Notifies agency when unable to work scheduled assignments - 24 hour notification required.
• Ensure service is delivered in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures, and practices.
• Monitor supplies and resources.
• Follow the written care plan and works all hours as established by Supervisor.
• Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
• Observe clients and their environments and immediately reports unsafe conditions to Supervisor.
• Observe clients and their environments and immediately reports behavior, physical and/or cognitive changes and/or changes in living arrangements to Supervisor.
• Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service.
• Submits written documentation to the office, as required.
• Attend orientation, in-service training sessions, and staff meetings.
• Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
• Make decisions and solve problems.
• Communicate regularly with Supervisor and co-workers.
• Observe, receive, and obtain information from relevant sources.
• Report any incidents or accidents immediately to Supervisor.
• Consistently follows Code of Conduct and policies as set for in the Employee Handbook.
• Maintain client's protected health information confidential and observes all client's rights.
• Report, detect, and prevent abuse and neglect.
The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. The Pennant Group, Inc. is a holding company of independent operating subsidiaries that provide healthcare services through home health and hospice agencies and senior living communities located throughout the US. Each of these businesses is operated by a separate, independent operating subsidiary that has its own management, employees and assets. More information about The Pennant Group, Inc. is available at

Refer code: 8202256. Gentle Touch Home Care - The previous day - 2024-02-11 16:06

Gentle Touch Home Care

Saint George, UT
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