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LHC Group Personal Care Attendant - Weekly Pay in Van Buren, Arkansas

Company Overview

$400 Sign on Bonus | Weekly Pay | Paid Time Off Earned when working 32+ hours per week!

Elite Community Based Services is looking for Certified Nursing Assistants to provide support, assistance with personal hygiene and household functions for an individual to be able to remain in their own home.

Essential Functions

  • Reports observations of the client's condition to the Agency Director or accounts manager. Notifies the Executive Director immediately if any incidents or accidents occur.

  • Utilize the E.V.V. (Electronic Visit Verification) program as applicable.

  • Drives safely, complies with traffic regulations, and wears a seat belt when business travel is required.

  • May provide or assist clients with activities of daily living including: bathing in bed, tub or shower; care of hair including shampoo, combing and brushing; care of teeth and mouth including denture care; nail care, filing only; skin care including pericare and applying lotion; transfer of patient from bed to chair and to wheelchair. Transfer of patients on and off bedpan, commode and toilet. Assist client in preparing for bed. Position patient in bed as directed. Assists with ambulation including with cane, walker and crutches. Personal care dressing of client. Medication reminder.

  • Assists with household tasks directly essential to client’s personal care.

  • Accompanies client to medical appointments or shopping and performing other essential errands, if necessary.

  • Measures and records oral, rectal, and auxiliary temperatures, pulse and respiration, and blood pressure when ordered within the training limitations of the aide.

  • Prepares meals as required based upon clientÂ’s preferred diet. May need to feed client if required.

  • Provides clean and safe environment within the home including safe use of equipment such as side rails, oxygen, wheelchairs, Hoyer lifts, etc.

  • Ensures confidentiality of client records and information.

  • Records and reports activities related to personal care responsibilities, as required.

  • Responds promptly to client requests

  • Documents all client related activities in a timely manner.

  • Participates in performance improvement inservices.

  • Reacts to change productively and performs other job-related tasks and duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

Experience Desired:

  • Six months experience in home care preferred as a CNA. Oregon requires one year job experience.

License Requirements:

  • Current Certification as a Nursing Assistant in state of employment

  • Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle.

  • Current CPR certification required.

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet identified patients needs.

  • Ability to function in any home situation regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, disability, or financial condition of the patient.

  • Able to work independently.

  • Good communication, writing, and organizational skills.

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

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