Patient Care Assistant
Senior TLC PACE Program | Gastonia, NC | Full Time
Job Summary: Performs patient care and activities in the Adult Day Health Center and/or In Home as directed. Reports to the Clinical Services Director when in center. Reports to Senior TLC Home Care Agency Supervisor when providing in home services.
Our Ideal Candidate
ADHC/In Home assists with tasks on a plan of care for Participants in the center and/or in the home that have been taught by the appropriate professional personnel.
ADHC/In Home-Provides personal care to participants at Senior TLC or In Home: (bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, transfers, lifting, ambulation and incontinent care according to the participants plan of care
In ADHC/In Home -Serves meals according to participant’s specific diets.
In Home-prepares simple meals according to the participants specific diet. Performs incidental household services which are essential to the participants care at home and according to their plan of care. Services include but are not exclusive to meal prep, housekeeping, laundry, grocery & errands in addition to personal care.
In ADHC/In Home-Assists with activities in large and small group settings.
In ADHC/In Home-Assists on outings/field trips, and appointments as needed
In ADHC/In Home-Obtains vital signs and weights per plan of care and as ordered by the physician.
In ADHC report any changes in medical or physical status to customer service coordinator
In home report changes in medical or physical status to your supervisor
In Home-Assists participant with reminders of self-administration of medications which are ordered by their provider and according to their plan of care.
In ADHC/In Home-Attends staff meetings, and complies with competencies per STLC policies
In ADHC/In Home-Documents services provided and observations on appropriate forms.
Participates in on-call rotation for home care for week days and weekends.
Other duties as assigned