Personal Care Assistant

Posting ID : A1068538362
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Healthcare

Job Description

JOB TITLE: PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT

POSTING DATE: 8-18-15

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled.

TYPE OF WORK: Part-time

LOCATION OF JOB: South College Station

SALARY: $11.00 an hour -- 23 hours a week

PREFERENCES: Sunday through Friday 5pm to 9pm

NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE : 1

JOB PURPOSE: Provide Supportive Services to Family with Special Needs Toddler

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
-Reliable Transportation, Valid Driver's License and Current Insurance
-Must be 18 years or older to apply
-Must be able to prove that you are Legally Authorized to Work in the United States
-Provide Previous Work Experience
-Verifiable References
-Pass Mandatory Background Check conducted by the State of Texas
-Pass Drug Screening
-Must be able to lift 20-50 pounds
-Must be able to work requested schedule

POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist toddler with multiple disabilities with daily living activities at the child's home. Duties are usually performed at the place of residence. Duties include but are not limited to:
-Providing Daily Living Activities such as bathing, brushing hair, applying lotion, brushing teeth, changing diaper and applying skin barrier, removing tape residue.
-Stock Room Supplies, Keep up-to-date Inventory List of all room and nursing supplies, Weekly Emergency Bag Inventory List and Restocking of supplies, Daily Diaper Bag checks and restocking missing items. Ordering nursing, room and other supplies needed for continual care of the patient.
-Prepare all bottles for 24 hour period and make the night feed.
-Washing clothes, toys, eating utensils, sterilizing all room items, vacuum or sweeping toddler's room, cleaning all room fixtures and doors, emptying, cleaning and refilling humidifier, cleaning and sterilizing stroller, cleaning and sterilizing iPad and covers, play mats and all items associated with toddler play areas, cleaning and sterilizing all bedding, high chair, car seat covers. Removing garbage from room. Charging all electronic devices.
-Log Sleep/Awake Cycles, Intake/Output, Unusual Behavior or other abnormalities or concerns. Will also need to write in Therapy Notebook any accomplishments you observe while working.
-Work with toddler on current therapy assignments. Redirect behavior when child is overwhelmed or displaying pain.
-Making appointments, refilling medications, schedule therapies and doctor's appointments as needed.
-Running errands when necessary. Some travel may be required with family.
-You will be required to keep an accurate account of all duties performed during each shift.

WORK STYLE:
-Must be Honest and Ethical
-Must be Compassionate and Nurturing
-Must be Reliable, Responsible, Dependable and Fulfill Obligations
-Must be Sensitive to others Needs and Feelings
-Must be accepting of constructive criticism and deal calmly and effectively in high stress situations.
-Must be able to maintain composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
-Must be careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
-Must be pleasant with others on the job and display a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
-Must be open to change (positive and negative) and to variety in the workplace.
-Must be able to develop one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
-Must be willing to take on responsibilities and challenges.
-Must be able to analyze information and use logic to address work-related issues and problems.
-Must be able to be creative and think alternatively to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
-Must be able to establish and maintain a personally challenging achievements and exert effort toward mastering tasks.

REQUIREMENTS FOR REVIEW OF APPLICATION:
-Please reply with letter stating why you are the best candidate for this position. Please include previous experience and what was the greatest lesson you learned from your experience. ***Resumes that do not include letter of experience will not be reviewed.***
-Please attach Resume or Statement of Experience with Previous Employment, Dates of Employment, Reason for Leaving. Please include any pertinent Schooling or Licensing.
-Will need to check references upon interviewing for position. Please provide 3 references.
-Must pass Mandatory Background check. Background Checks typically take 42-72 hours.

Salary: $11.00 /hour

Required experience:

1 year experience in healthcare or childcare or similar background : 1 year


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