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HHA/PCA Capital District

Company: Right at Home-Albany
Location: Albany
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Pay and Benefits:
We believe that our Home Health Aides (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistants (PCA) are the heart of our business. Without you, we couldnt build meaningful relationships with our clients, put a smile on their face or be the highlight of their day. It is hard to put a price on helping others but we know how important you are and value the impact you would make day in and day out for our clients. In taking this position, you would receive:
Competitive pay starting at $15.00 an hour Weekend Differential
Increase pay for couples
Pay may vary by location, level of training and type of shift

Flexible schedules (Shifts can be arranged to fit your schedule)
Paid Time Off (PTO) Benefits
Weekly pay
Mobile clock in/out
Work close to home (Serve seniors in your own community)
Ongoing PAID training and development We offer you a variety of initial and ongoing career training opportunities to help you grow your skills. This could include but not limited to: A "library" of senior care reference materials and resources in the office and online

On-the-job training for unique client situations
Make a difference, develop meaningful relationships and meet new people
Give back to those who need you most (our clients need you now more than ever before!)
Paid travel time in between clients and paid mileage
Extremely positive work environment
Employee discount programs
Access to leadership
Recognition, celebrations and great team interactions!
In this role, we stand prepared to equip you with the right personal protective equipment (PPE) and are ready to assist as you care for our vulnerable population of seniors and adults with disabilities.
What Youll Do and Who You Are:
The good news is that your training will teach you everything you need to know to succeed on the job. But there are a few character traits you should have from the get-go. We have a great work culture at Right at Home and look for people with a similar mindset:
Youre the honest, likable, energetic and approachable type, and are able to get along and verbally communicate easily with people at all levels. You listen well, have great decision making skills and are passionate about your customer focus. Youre never short of a smile and take real pride in your work by being resourceful, accountable, and adaptable and you cope well under pressure, take initiative and thrive on a challenge. Integrity is one of your core values as you do not ethically cut corners. You make a great first impression as you are professional and kind in your demeanor and approach.
You dont mind getting a little dirty this could include (but is not limited to) assisting the patient with activities of daily living such as providing assistance with personal hygiene (toileting, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair), ambulation, eating, dressing, shaving, light housekeeping, and other household chores.
You dont have to be a gourmet chef but you can prepare a good meal and work your way around a kitchen.
You are able to perform other assigned activities which are taught by a nurse, for a specific patient, which includes but is not limited to:
Assisting with the change of ostomy appliances
Reinforcement of dressings (non-sterile)
Assisting with the use of devices for aid in daily living (cane, walker, wheelchair or lift device)
Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
Assisting with self-administered simple urine tests for sugar acetone or albumin (may not interpret results)
Measuring and preparing special diets
Measuring intake and output
Taking vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations and blood pressure)
Application of an external (condom-type) catheter
Assisting with application of arm sling, arm splint or leg splint
Must Haves:
High school degree and/or a G.E.D. certificate
Six months experience as a Home Health Aide (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in health care (in homes or facilities) and successful completion of a State approved Nurse Aide or Home Health Aide (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) course
The Home Health Aide shall have successfully completed a Competency Evaluation that meets the State licensing law for home health agencies
Must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick, and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.
Meets the requirements for employees providing direct patient care
Read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job
Have a valid drivers license and use of an insured automobile for work or access to adequate transportation
Why Right at Home?
We truly believe that where you work matters, and as a company that believes in improving the lives of those we serve, we think we know a thing or two about what makes our employees happy.
Here is what our employees say about us:
Its wonderful to work for a company that treats their employees with the same care and respect they want us to provide to clients. - Linda
I know Im never alone! If I have a question or an issue, there is always someone available to help me. This means the world to me! - Dave
If you need assistance with this application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting us. These responsibilities are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees.

Each Right at Home office and business is independently owned and operated undera franchise agreement with Right at Home, LLC. Right at Home, LLC is not the employer or joint employer of the employees of any of its franchised offices. For comments, questions or to learn more about Right at Home, please visit www.rightathome.net.

Required Preferred Job Industries Customer Service

Keywords: Right at Home-Albany, Albany , HHA/PCA Capital District, Other , Albany, New York

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