Personal Care Aide (PCA) / Home Care in Ventura, CA at NurseCore

Date Posted: 1/19/2021

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Personal Care Aide (PCA) / Home Care

Ventura County, CA

PCAs, if want more variety in your day to day work, we can help! We are seeking loving, dependable, and compassionate caregivers to provide personal assistant services in patients homes. At NurseCore we are passionate about connecting healthcare professionals with the medical positions that fit their lifestyle.  As the National leader in healthcare services, we’ll find you the perfect career opportunity so you can concentrate on what you do best—helping people get better.

NurseCore is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees, patients, and clients.  We have protocols in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases.  NurseCore offers a virtual application and orientation process, and we provide all staff with PPE and other protective equipment to maintain a safe work environment.    

As a member of our healthcare team you’ll enjoy:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Friendly, Accessible Office Staff

Your dream job is waiting for you; join our team and we’ll help you find it! Apply Today!

Responsibilities

Under professional supervision, provides client assistance with nutritional and environmental support, and personal hygiene, feeding and dressing, and/or as an extension of self-directed clients, select health-related tasks.

  • Assists client with activities of daily living as directed which may include:
    • Bathing
    • Oral hygiene
    • Dressing
    • Toileting
    • Ambulation
  • Buys, prepares and serves nutritious meals in accordance with prescribed diet
  • Performs routine housekeeping tasks and errands as related to a safe and comfortable environment
  • Works with community agencies involved with client as directed
  • Escorts client to healthcare facility as directed
  • Respects client’s rights and maintains confidentiality
  • Practices honesty, dependability and confidentiality in all client and family matters
  • Follows basic safety rules to maintain safe environment
  • Reminds client to take self-administered medications as designated in the plan of care
  • Guides the client in social activities
  • Assumes responsibility for child-care services to include assistance with personal hygiene, meal preparation and serving and recreational and educational activities
  • Reports changes in client’s condition or home situation to the supervising professional
  • Follows Plan of Care established by RN or therapist and reports changes in client condition
  • Prepares a visit report daily and submits completed documentation per agency policy and procedure
Qualifications

We have a variety of PCA openings available and are excited about matching you with a great opportunity! Take a look at the requirements below, to see what you’ll need to get started. 

  • Eighteen years or older
  • Able to read and write consistent with job requirements
  • Successful completion of a training program in personal care services per state regulations
  • Current Registration with the State of California with HCA Registry
  • 1 year experience as a PCA in last three (3) years in a supervised setting
  • Current CPR (live demonstration only)
  • Negative TB/PPD or Chest X-Ray within the last 12 months
  • Proof of current physical completed within the last 12 months
  • Reliable means of transportation
  • Capable of moving, lifting and/or transferring clients without posing a danger to the client, co-worker or self
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