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Providence Personal Care Aide Lead / Medication Aide in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Personal Care Aide Lead / Medication Aide to Glendoveer Residential Care Facility in Portland, Oregon. This is a part-time (0.8 FTE, 32 hours per week), benefited position. Schedule is variable.

We are seeking a Personal Care Aide Lead - Glendoveer Residential Care Facility who is expected to serve in a leadership role with other Aides to complete all required documentation, assure that all care and medications are administered appropriately, to solve problems, and to communicate with the staff of the next shift. Performs basic and routine quality care to the ElderPlace residents including assisting them in the activities of daily living and other personal care tasks.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist as needed in providing or assisting geriatric participants / residents with personal care including but not limited to: bathing, dressing, toileting, and grooming with minimal support and supervision.

  • Schedule and coordinate tasks to be performed by other Patient Care Assistant (PCA), in cooperation with other housing and clinic staff.

  • Participate in participant /resident orientation to the ElderPlace facility.

  • Provide input and information for service/care plans.

  • Represent PCA staff at planning and program development meetings, Patient Care Technician (PCT) meetings and other site specific meetings.

Qualifications:

Required qualification in this position includes:

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and standard first aide

  • Two (2) years experience as a caregiver with frail elderly

  • Six (6) months of Medication Administration experience

Preferred qualification in this position includes:

  • High School diploma -OR- GED

  • Coursework/Training:Completion of approved medication administration training -OR- equivalent education/experience

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification in the State of Oregon

  • One (1) year of Medication Administration experience

About Providence ElderPlace Providence ElderPlace is an innovative program known as PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly), a comprehensive care model that offers health, housing, social service and care coordination solutions to older adults and peace of mind to their families. We are dedicated to providing dignified care to seniors in a compassionate environment built on principles of responsive service, top-quality healthcare and trust.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Healthcare Support

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 265663

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