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Personal Care Assistant/Nurse Assistant (Wheeling, IL)

Company: Right At Home
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

ASK ABOUT OUR HIRING BONUS!Come Work With the Best Care Team We pride ourselves on having a team that is knowledgeable, dedicated, kind, and understanding. Our Caregivers are compassionate, dependable, and show the initiative to live our mission: To Improve the Quality of Life for Those We Serve. If you are compassionate, caring, and want to make a difference in the lives of others, apply today. Location: Wheeling, IL A Personal Care Assistant provides various personal care and related paraprofessional services in accordance with an established plan of care. Provides for the personal needs and comfort of patients in their homes. Pay Range: $11-15/hr Benefits and Recognition Sign-on BonusCompetitive PayHealth, Dental, Vision Insurance401(k) Savings PlanFlexible Scheduling OptionsDirect DepositEarned Wage Access (PayActiv)Paid Time OffSpecial Discounts With:ATVerizonBest BuyFTDHertzPaid Ongoing TrainingStart ASAP Initial Training and Ongoing Education Opportunities Our Caregivers have the knowledge they need to succeed. Your success begins with: Orientation8 Hours Initial TrainingThorough Review of Care Plan Prior to Assignment Specialty Training Includes: RightCare Approach to Dementia and Cognitive SupportCourses in IPCed Specifically for Alzheimer's and DementiaDementia Live ExperienceCompassionate Touch Training Essential Functions Performs personal care activities that assist the patient 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)AmbulationEatingDressingShavingPrepares meals and snacks according to instructions.Performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to):Assisting with the change of ostomy appliancesReinforcement of dressingsAssisting with prescribed range of motion exercisesMeasuring and preparing special dietsTaking vital signsApplication of an external catheterPerforms homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to):vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms. Qualifications High school graduate or G.E.D certificate preferred.Six months experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities). Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide or Personal Care Assistant course.Current CPR certificate is recommended.Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job. Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job.This position requires 30-40 hours of basic care training. A More Meaningful Career Right at Home caregivers are compassionate and caring people who want more than just a job, they want to make a difference in the lives of seniors and their loved ones. When you join the Right at Home family, you'll be surrounded by teammates who are committed to our high standards, warm-hearted by nature, and dedicated to caring for our clients. If you are ready for a more meaningful career improving the lives of seniors, apply to become a Right at Home caregiver today. Apply Today

Keywords: Right At Home, Mount Prospect , Personal Care Assistant/Nurse Assistant (Wheeling, IL), Healthcare , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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