Personal Care Aide

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals of quality home care and deliver life-changing service to your clients. As an Addus Personal Care Aide, you’ll play a vital role in supporting seniors and people with disabilities living independently. Starting pay is $11.80 an hour!

To ensure our clients receive the best care, we are offering FREE Personal Care Aide (PCA) classes for those without PCA certification. We provide medical benefits and paid PTO! Contact our branch from more information – 845.356.6500

Essential Duties:

  • Follow specific care plans for clients and report on completed tasks.
  • Assist with personal care needs of the client (bathing, dressing, etc.).
  • Provide or assist in routine house cleaning, meal preparation, and laundry.
  • Assist client with the self-administration of medications.
  • Observe and report any changes in client's condition.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information.
  • Maintain regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the department.
  • Follow all Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA regulations and requirements.
  • Abide by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Position Requirements & Competencies:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be a Certified Home Health or Personal Care Aide with evidence of NYS Home Care Registry enrollment after completion of a NYS Department of Health approved Home Health training program
  • Pre-employment physical examination/PPD prior to patient contact
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check as per NYS Department of Health regulation
  • Must have reliable transportation; if by car, a valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required
  • Nurturing and compassionate nature with the desire to care for others
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable, energetic, self-motivated and well organized.
  • Addus Home Care is one of the nation’s largest personal home care and support service providers. We service over 33,000 consumers weekly from more than 111 branches located in 24 states. As a client-focused, innovative company, we have a simple approach: We provide great care and we pay attention. Our staff shares a genuine passion for helping people and conducts all services efficiently, with a thoroughness to ensure lower health care costs while maintaining the highest quality of life for our consumers.

    Addus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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