Employment Benefits

 

  • $10 minimum pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • Free Healthcare Insurance (paid upgrades available)
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Free Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Education Scholarships
  • Free Financial Management Coaching
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Career Growth Opportunities

Estella Mitchell

Estella goes above and beyond the call of duty to assist her clients and the agency every day. She is the definition of a caregiver, seeing the need for help and jumping right in to assist – no questions asked! Estella has been recognized as this month’s Employee Spotlight for her hard work, dedication, and kind spirit.

Personal Care Attendant, Arlington

 

Base Pay: $10.00 / Hour

 

Summary

 

Primary function is to provide personal attendant services and work cooperatively with the client.  Share observations and problems with his/her supervisor.  Works under the direction of the Client and Attendant Supervisor.

 

Description

  • Provides general housekeeping activities for the client/consumer, as directed by the Plan of Care.
  • Provides direct care to client/consumer under the direction of the Attendant Supervisor and the Plan of Care.
  • Assists the client with safe transfers and ambulation per agency policy.
  • Reports changes in client condition and documents pertinent information and care rendered to client/consumer on timesheets, incident reports, etc. Reports observations of abuse, neglect or exploitation to supervisor immediately.
  • Practices accepted infection control principles.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and comfortable environment for the client as far as is possible within the constraints of the client’s home and resources.
  • Promotes positive, supportive, respectful communication to client/consumer, family, and other employees.
  • Promotes respect for client’s privacy and property.
  • Assists the client with proper nutrition and adequate fluid intake, as needed.
  • Demonstrates core values: Provide flexible services, based on client preferences; Be compassionate, reliable and trustworthy; Goes the extra mile for the clients served; takes ownership of responsibilities, makes good first impressions.
  • Reports to work as scheduled and reports planned absences at least two weeks in advance.
  • Calls or has his/her representative report emergency absences to Attendant Manager prior to scheduled shift.
  • Attend annual training meeting and complete required assigned training modules.

 

Requirements

 

Education: Prefer High school diploma/GED or Competency test with two (2) verifiable references.

Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively with assigned client/consumer.

Licensure: Pass checks of criminal background, Employee Misconduct Registry and OIG Medicaid Exclusion list.

Experience: One year supervised personal care attendant experience or providing similar services to individual(s) with disabilities.

Other: Must be at least 18 years old.

Transportation: Reliable transportation. Valid and current driver’s license and auto liability insurance is required, if position requires transportation.