Care Advantage Inc
  • Ashland, VA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full time/Part time

The Care Advantage Richmond office is looking for reliable caregivers Certified Nursing Assistants and Personal Care Aides (CNA/PCA) to work in and around the Ashland, VA area.  The location is only about 17 miles from the office and is located in quiet, rural areas.  There is an opportunity for long shifts, possibly 12 hours a day, that can be split up between two caregivers if necessary.

The Certified Nursing Assistant/Personal Care Aide (CNA/PCA) is a member of the nursing team that works under the supervision and direction of the Nurse Supervisor to perform the services necessary to care for the personal needs and comfort of our clients. The CNA/PCA works under the general or direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) and/or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and follows the client's Plan of Care to help with activities of daily living, such as hygiene, toileting, meals, moving safely to activities or functions, and helping with basic housekeeping (making beds, keeping living areas organized, etc.). 

Job responsibilites of the caregiver may include but are not limited to:

*  Repositioning the client every two hours to avoid pressure ulcers

*  Using a Hoyer lift

*  Lifting and caring for a bariatric patient

*  Handling patient confusion and weakness

*  Monitoring patient when feeding for choking hazards

*  Traveling to rural areas to report to work

To be considered, the applicant must hold a valid PCA certificate or CNA license.   

In addition, he or she must have satisfactory references from previous and/or current employers, all certificates of training, be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen, and must have the communication and interpersonal skills to maintain relationships with patients, families, coworkers, and others. Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills, and professional dress, speech, and behavior are all required for this position. 

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