Sep 17, 2020

Home Care Aide (HCA)/Personal Care Assistant - PACE

  • Providence Health & Services
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Providence is calling a Home Care Aide (HCA)/Personal Care Assistant (Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence ElderPlace in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This position will travel to see PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) participants within King County.

In this position you will:

  • Provide or assist participants with personal care (e.g., bathing, dressing, toileting, oral and denture care, hair and skin, shaving, nail trimming).
  • Help participants to move; turn; get in and out of bed, chair, or wheelchair; and ambulate with or without assistive devices.
  • Help maintain order and cleanliness of the participant’s home, including laundry. Preparing meals per plan of care.
  • Observe and report to appropriate person: MD, Nurse or immediate supervisor any changes in participant’s physical or mental status; record such observations on appropriate records.
  • Document falls, unusual occurrences or changes in participant’s health or behavior.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year employed as a homemaker with elderly individuals
  • Licensed Nursing Assistant Certified (CNA/NAC) or Home Care Aide (HCA) in accordance with laws of Washington State upon hire
  • CPR certification
  • Current Washington State driver’s license and access to daily use of an insured, reliable vehicle
  • Food Handler's Permit, or obtained within 14 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 263602