Personal Care Assistant (Non Certified) in Life Care Centers of America Maywood, IL

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Position Summary

The Personal Care Assistant Non Certified is responsible for providing routine daily nursing care to assigned patients (after successful completion of a competency skills checklist) under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, And Licensure Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled in a State approved CNA program
  • CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
  • Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Lift, turn, move, position, and transport patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse
  • Assist patients with baths, showers, personal grooming, feeding, and toileting under the direct supervisor of a licensed nurse
  • Accurately document and chart patient care
  • Respond to call lights promptly
  • Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Read, write, speak, and understand the English language

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Company: Life Care Centers of America

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Maywood, IL

Application Deadline: N/A

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