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Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Ther Personal Care Attendant COVID19 IN Only in New Albany, Indiana

Overview

Smile, You’ve Found Us!

Are you passionate about caregiving? Would you like to work with the best team in the world? If so, Diversicare invites you to apply.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence, which we extend to all those we are privileged to serve.

If you wish to make a difference in the lives of our patients and residents, APPLY NOW!

Full Time Benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Excellent 401k plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time

  • Long and Short Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance

  • Referral Bonuses

  • DiversICARE - employee hardship fund

  • Pay advancement program - OnShift Wallet

Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 61 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in eight states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.

It is Diversicare’s Mission to “Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.”

We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference .

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To perform or assist the resident with completing Activities of Daily Living (ADL). Specifically related to oral care/denture care; bed bath/perineal/catheter care; change incontinent brief; assist with dressing, hearing aids, and bathroom/urinal.

  • Responds to resident call lights to provide maximum comfort, safety and privacy.

  • Reposition residents in bed/float heels; assist with a (1) one person transfer using the walking transfer belt. May use the walking transfer belt for ambulation.

  • Transports residents by ambulation or by wheelchair to areas of center (dining room, lobby and activities).

  • Prepares resident for meals; transports dependent residents and escorts independent residents to dining room when necessary; assists with transport of food cart to and from dietary department; checks tray with diet care before serving to resident; sets tray up for residents; serves and collects food trays. May not feed residents requiring physical assistance.

  • Delivers between meal nourishment and fresh drinking water to residents; encourages/assists residents in eating/drinking; may not feed residents requiring physical assistance. Reports/records percent of nourishment consumed and amount of fluid intake.

  • Delivers fresh ice water to water pitchers maintained at bedside for each resident (unless directed otherwise by the licensed staff for individual residents on fluid restriction). Delivers water pitchers to dietary for sanitizing two times a week as assigned

  • Changes, disinfects, and makes occupied or unoccupied beds, collects and bags soiled linen and placed soiled clothing in appropriate receptacle; stores clean linen; places personal laundry in designated place according to facility policy; maintains orderliness of clean linen cart; assists in keeping resident rooms neat and safe.

  • Observes safety needs of residents; identifies safety hazards and Reports any significant findings/observations to nurse immediately.

  • Follow proper infection control techniques.

  • Respects the rights of each resident, particularly privacy and confidentiality; respects resident’s privacy by knocking and waiting for acknowledgment before entering residents’ rooms; treats residents with dignity and addresses residents appropriately when speaking with them; promptly alerts nursing personnel when residents require direct care.

  • Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement and ensures follow‐up occurs.

  • Converses with resident and family; assists them on adjustment to center; handles complaints effectively and develops relationships necessary for resident’s psychosocial needs to be met.

  • Follows safe working practices and reports any incidents promptly to Charge Nurse

  • Maintains effective communication with residents, families and center staff.

  • Follows established infection precautions, adheres to universal Blood and body fluid precaution. Uses proper hand washing techniques per facility policy.

  • Attends and participates in scheduled in-service program and staff meetings.

  • Maintains confidentiality of necessary information, to include all protected health information.

  • Thinks and acts calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job without being thrown off stride.

  • Performs other work assignments as may be required and as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

  • A PCA who completes training and is employed by a facility must satisfy the requirements or “other unlicensed employees” set out in IC 16-28-13. “Criminal History of Nurse Aides and Other Unlicensed Employees.”

  • Ability to read and write; ability to communicate well with the residents and other center personnel. Must be caring and compassionate with a desire to complete PCA training. High School Diploma or equivalent.

(EOE)

Job ID 2021-42953

Type Regular Full-Time

Location Name Providence Nursing & Rehab Center

Address 4915 Charlestown Road

Location US-IN-New Albany

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