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Personal Care Aide

Company: Avante at Melbourne
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB TITLE: Personal Care Attendant (FLSA Non-Exempt) (Classification: Safety Sensitive Position)SUPERVISOR: Director of Nursing / Charge Nurse/Other Department designeeDEPARTMENT: NursingPurpose:The Personal Care Attendant will provide resident care in accordance with provisions of Section 400.211 Florida Statutes. Upon completion of all required training Personal Care Attendants will perform care procedures currently delivered by Certified Nursing Assistants.Qualifications: Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age; High School Diploma or GED equivalent; Ability to read and write and follow oral instructions in English; Must be computer literate to complete task(s) as required, such as MS Outlook, MS Word, online educational programs/webinars, and facility support software, such as Point Click Care (PCC); Long-term care experience in skilled nursing preferred, but not required; Possess special interest in, and a positive attitude about, working with long-term care residents and the elderly; Must possess a willingness to learn, have a passion for caring for resident's needs, and ability to communicate positively, effectively, and appropriately with residents, family members, community members, Avante's vendors, volunteers and staff members; Must be eligible for clearance through abuse registry and Department of Law enforcement;Essential Job Functions: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Pass Meal Trays/Open cartons & packets Check Resident Temps Perform One (1) Person Transfers Reposition the Resident in Bed/Float Heels Transfer the Resident to a Wheelchair using a Gait Belt Use a Gait Belt to Assist with Ambulation Oral Care/Denture Care (alert residents) Provide a Bed Bath/Perineal/Catheter Care Change an Incontinent Brief Assist the Resident with Getting Dressed Assist with Hearing Aids Assist the Resident to Bathroom or to use a Urinal (1 Person Assist) Avante provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, Veterans' status, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender, genetic information or any other category protected by law. In addition to federal requirements, Avante complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Avante expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, Veterans' status or any other category protected by law. Improper interference with the ability of Avante's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline, up to and including, discharge.

Keywords: Avante at Melbourne, Melbourne , Personal Care Aide, Other , Melbourne, Florida

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