Patient Care Assistant
Job Details
Entry
35 Elm Street - Naugatuck, CT
Part Time
High School/GED
$13.00 Hourly
Up to 50%
Any
Description

Grand Care Companions (Division of ICES, Inc.) is a home care agency dedicated to providing exceptional, customized care for Connecticut’s seniors. Our corporate office is located in Naugatuck and we have positions available in various towns throughout the State.

 

Job Summary

Our PCA's provide supportive care, helping our clients live independently as possible. This type of care provides a clean and safe environment within our client's home while assisting them with activities daily living and maintaining their well-being. Treating our clients with respect and dignity is imperative. Local travel with personal vehicle is required and all candidates must pass a comprehensive background check

 

Essential Responsibilities:

Perform home management tasks including: housekeeping, laundry, changing bed linens, shopping and other errands

  • Record and report changes in the client’s physical condition, behavior or appearance to supervisor or Case Coordinator.
  • Assist the client with hygiene and grooming including bathing, toileting and incontinence care
  • Prepare nutritional meals for clients which meet their dietary requirements as outlined on their customized Plan of Care
  • Complete all required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner
  • Provide safe transportation of individual(s) in the program, to be discussed and approved by the manager, on a case to case basis as needed
Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Must have 1-2 years previous non-medical home care experience
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, vehicle registration and insurance (required)
  • Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
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