Personal Care Aide PCA - FT Nights - The Villa at Suffield Meadows

Employer
Fauquier Health
Location
Warrenton, VA
Posted
Dec 06, 2022
Closes
Dec 10, 2022
Ref
726363604
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Fauquier Health The Personal Care Aide assists with patient care throughout nursing areas under the direction of licensed personnel. In the execution of job duties, it is the universal expectation that all tasks are performed with a patient centered focus, while also seeking opportunities to continually improve core processes. Incumbent will be scheduled based on operational need, which may include but is not limited to: holidays, extended shifts, night and/or weekend shifts, standby and/or on-call. This job description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this job. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Reports to: Resident Care Director; Nursing Supervisor Essential Functions Assists patient with activities of daily living (ADLs) and documents accordingly. Assists patient with feeding and/or meals as assigned and documents accordingly. Assists patient with elimination needs as is appropriate and documents accordingly. Answers alarm pendants and responds to residents'/patients needs appropriately and promptly. Collects and documents patient information as needed (including weights and vital signs). Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff. Provides restorative care per plan of care. Documents accordingly. Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly. Changes linens of occupied / unoccupied beds. Demonstrates proper infection control practice and adheres to Infection Control Policies and Procedures and OSHA standards. Operates all equipment and performs all procedures/care in a safe manner. Reports faulty and/or dangerous equipment as necessary Assists in discharge process of patients to include: transport, packing of personal belongings, and assistance with hygiene needs as requested. Provides for safe transport of patients through the institution. Appropriate measures are taken to escort patients into and out of the facility. Assists with post mortem care including transport to the morgue. Non-Essential Functions Assists with orientation and training of others as directed.

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