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Job Description: Personal Care Assistant

Are you passionate about providing compassionate care to individuals in need? We are currently seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Personal Care Assistants. As a Personal Care Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting individuals with daily living activities and promoting their independence and well-being...

After-school Family Assistant needed. Provide support to a family by assisting with various tasks and activities, ensuring a smooth transition between school and home. Assist with homework, engage in creative and educational activities, and monitor children's well-being. Collaborate with parents to maintain a structured routine and promote proper time management. Help with light household chores and meal preparations as necessary. Must be reliable, trustworthy, and possess excellent communication skills. Previous childcare experience preferred.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assistance with Activities of Daily Living: Provide assistance with tasks such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and mobility to individuals who may have physical or cognitive limitations. Personal Care Assistants help individuals maintain their dignity and independence while receiving the support they need.
• Medication Reminders: Assist with medication management by reminding individuals to take their medications as prescribed and documenting administration as appropriate. Personal Care Assistants must ensure that individuals adhere to their medication schedules and report any concerns to healthcare professionals.
• Meal Preparation and Nutrition: Prepare nutritious meals and snacks according to dietary preferences and restrictions. Personal Care Assistants may also assist with feeding individuals who require help due to physical or cognitive impairments, ensuring that they receive adequate nourishment.
• Companionship and Emotional Support: Offer companionship and emotional support to individuals, engaging in conversation, activities, and social interactions to promote mental and emotional well-being. Personal Care Assistants play a crucial role in combating loneliness and isolation among individuals who may be homebound or have limited social connections.
• Household Tasks: Assist with light housekeeping tasks such as laundry, dishes, and tidying up living spaces to maintain a clean and safe environment for individuals. Personal Care Assistants may also assist with grocery shopping and running errands as needed.
• Communication and Reporting: Communicate effectively with individuals, family members, and healthcare professionals to ensure continuity of care and address any concerns or changes in condition. Personal Care Assistants must accurately document care provided and report any significant observations or incidents.

Requirements:
• Previous experience in caregiving or healthcare preferred.
• Compassionate and patient-centered approach to care.
• Ability to follow directions and work independently.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Benefits:
• Opportunities for additional training and professional development.
• A supportive work environment with a dedicated team of caregivers.
• Meaningful work that makes a positive impact on the lives of individuals in need.

Qualifications:
• Experience working with individuals with disabilities, elderly adults, or those with chronic illnesses preferred.
• Certification in CPR and first aid may be required.
• Ability to lift and transfer individuals safely, with proper body mechanics and equipment as needed.
• Understanding of infection control protocols and safety precautions.
• Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and respecting individuals' privacy and dignity.

If you are a compassionate and dedicated individual looking for a rewarding career in caregiving, we invite you to apply for our Personal Care Assistant position. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of those we serve!

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Buckner MO United States

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