MI - KZ - Certified Nursing Assistants - 1:00pm to 9:30pm M-F
173099 Battle Creek, MI M-F from 1:00pm - 9:30
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Senior Care Partners, a private non-profit PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) organization with the mission of providing comprehensive care for the frail elderly population in order to allow them to remain safely in their home for as long as possible with a focus on autonomy and independence. Our program coordinates and provides care for the at-risk frail elderly population of our community through an integrated team of health care professionals all under one roof. This team meets daily to assess the complex health and social needs of our participants and to make any necessary adjustments to the personalized care plan for each individual. Our in-house day center, medical clinic, and therapy rooms make it highly convenient for our participants to receive the socialization they need as well as receive comprehensive medical care under one roof.Primary PurposeProvide participants care within their home, community setting and/or day center as directed by your leader or designee in accordance with the participants assessment and plan of care. Accountability Chart Key Roles Assist participants with ADLs and IADLs in the home and centerRespects participants autonomy and dignityPromotes participants to engage at maximum level of independence during activitiesDuties and ResponsibilitiesPrior to being eligible to perform this job, all PCAs will have training provided by Senior Care Partners PACE in all of the duties and responsibilities outlined below. PCAs will demonstrate competence in performing the necessary skills and only perform those skills outlined on the plan of care. Provides personal care services for ADLs (dressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, transfers, etc.) and IADLs (shopping, laundry, meal preparation housekeeping, medication reminders, etc.) in participants homes and/or in the day center that are essential for their health and independence. Will demonstrate competence in performing the necessary skills and will perform those skills according to the plan of care. Will observe, record in medical record and report changes in participants emotional, behavioral and physical condition to appropriate disciplines and/or leader. Encourages each participants autonomy and dignity by communicating in a respectful and sensitive manner according to their needs. Promotes participants to engage at maximum level of independence during care.Must care, support and collaborate with everyone involved in the participants care including staff and the participants family using the participant centered care model.Assists with lifting, turning, moving, positioning and transporting participants into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc. as needed, utilizing good body mechanics, proper use of adaptive and lift equipment and adhering to safety precautions. Collaborates with other departments to help collect specimens, record weights, monitor vitals, and/or blood sugars, etc. as ordered in participants record.Assists with meal service and clean-up of the dining areas when assigned to the Day Center. Monitors and reports signs of choking or eating problems.Assists with transporting of participants to the clinic area, recreational area, rehabilitation, etc. as appropriate.Participates in activity and social programs with the participants, including 1-1 interactions with participants.Maintains order of personal care areas in the Day Center. Assists with stocking and maintaining personal care supplies for use at Day Center. Notifies PCA Coordinator of low inventory of supplies.Monitors Day Center participants on oxygen tanks and concentrators.Performs assigned tasks while in the Day Center such as laundry, cleaning bathrooms, functional maintenance of equipment, etc.Will assist with escort and outing attendance as directed by PCA Coordinator.May be required to participate in the Extended Hours Program as needed.Participates in On-Call duties as assigned. May be required to assist in training new PCAs.Utilize the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS Worldwide by Gino Wickman) business model to drive focus within the organization. Documents in the participants medical record as required by policy.Responsible for completing all assigned company education and file requirements on time. Participates in Quality Improvement activities.Keeps leader informed of problems or issues. May provide student oversight. Other duties as assigned. Leader ResponsibilitiesThis position has no leader responsibilities. QualificationsMust possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma, or equivalent.Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant or complete PCA training that is provided by Senior Care Partners PACE. Well-developed ability to show discretion and maintain confidentiality. Good communication skills, both written and verbal. Detail oriented with good problem solving skills. Basic computer skills. Minimum of one year of experience working with the frail, elderly, or long term care population.