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The Rouse Estate Direct Care Workers - (ALL SHIFTS) - Full Time, Part Time or Per Diem/Willing to pass medications! in Youngsville, Pennsylvania

On the job training provided and flexible scheduling!

To assist residents in a personal care environment with various daily functions and provide routine care, which may include transfers, assistance with walking, personal hygiene, nutrition and assistance with meals, passing medications, encourage participation with activities and other daily tasks in a geriatric environment. An outline of essential duties of the position is listed below.

Provide hands on assistance to residents, such as bathing, showering, dressing, grooming (includes nail care, oral hygiene, personal hygiene), ambulation, transferring, monitoring and/or passing of medications, bed making, minor treatments, incontinency care, as directed by charge personnel.

Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit.

Responsible to do and oversee assigned cleaning duties to common areas.

Make independent decisions regarding resident needs.

May assist residents in daily living activities, distributing newspapers, writing letters, and placing phone calls.

Chart notes in an informative and descriptive manner that reflects the care provided as well as the resident’s response to the care.

Will accept and perform duties as assigned on task list.

Forward new diet orders, and/or diet changes to the dietary department.

Responsible for documenting care offered and provided, as well as, incidental daily occurrences, such as resident outings, visitations, etc.

Responsible for notification to pharmacies for refills on prescriptions or notification to physician for expired orders.

Prepare necessary lab sheets for resident blood draws.

Verify the identification of the resident before administering medication, treatment, etc.

Assist residents with menu selections.

Assure that resident is escorted to the entrance for transport.

Set an example of Rouse Estate Care Values and encourage shift staff to be need accountable to same.

Responsible for the collecting, washing, drying, folding, and returning of residents personal laundry, as directed by supervisor.

Checking and recording vitals.

Administer professional service such as: applying and changing dressings/bandages, packs, colostomy and drainage bags, sputum, catherization, urine specimens, care of the dead/dying, etc., in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Communicating and change in resident’s functioning and call for 911 assist to hospital if necessary.

Monitoring and passing medications after medication orientation/completion.

Monitor medication cart and resident medical files as per regulation requirements.


Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or GED

Experience: None required. On-the-job training provided. Must be able to pass Department of Public Welfare Medication Administration Training and Testing.

ID: 2020-1045

External Company URL: TestUserAdmin

Street: 701 Rouse Avenue