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Bilingual Personal Care Aide

Company: LHC Group
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Currently Hiring Bilingual Personal Care Aides to join our growing team in Waterbury! We offer WEEKLY Pay and Flexible Schedules.

The Personal Care Aide (PCA) is a non-certified non-professional worker who can perform the basic life skills necessary to keep a household functioning. May also provide companionship, monitor safety, and run errands or transport the clients to appointments and shopping.

Almost Family, a LHC Group company, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

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Essential Functions

  • Works under the supervision of the Case Coordinator, Clinical Manager, or Agency Director with working hours being established on a case-by-case basis.
  • Performs tasks only as assigned in a written care plan
  • Performs routine household tasks as assigned in a written care plan including:
  • Laundry
  • Changing linens
  • Dusting and vacuuming
  • Cleaning the bathroom
  • Cleaning the kitchen, doing dishes
  • Taking out trash
  • Other household chores as assigned that do not require strenuous effort (cleaning a closet, sweeping the porch, etc.)
  • Run errands
  • Meal preparation (grocery planning and shopping)
  • NOTE: duties do not include heavy housework such as washing windows, moving furniture, other chores requiring climbing ladders, etc.

  • Practices universal precautions, basic home safety, and utilizes good body mechanics
  • Understands and can implement emergency protocols
  • Provides companionship
  • Maintains records as required:
  • Documents tasks preformed with each visit
  • Keeps accurate time records

  • Notifies supervisor of significant changes to the client's situation, accidents, damage to the client's property, requests to perform services not included on the assignments, requests to change hours, etc.

Education & Experience

Education Requirements

  • Ability to read and write.
  • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle.

Experience Requirements

  • Six months of experience in a similar job of attending to someone needing this type of care.
  • English/Spanish speaking a plus!

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

Keywords: LHC Group, Waterbury , Bilingual Personal Care Aide, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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