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Providence Health & Services Personal Care Aide Lead in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Personal Care Aide Lead (0.8 FTE, Nights) to Elderplace Irvington Village in Portland, OR.

We are seeking a Lead Personal Care Aide that 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:

  • Assists 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.

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

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

  • Provides input and information for service/care plans.

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

Qualifications:

Required qualification in this position include:

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and standard first aide

  • 2 years experience as a caregiver with frail elderly

  • 6 months of Medication Administration experience

Preferred qualification in this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Completion of approved medication administration training -or- equivalent education/experience

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

  • 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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Night

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 242994

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