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Personal Care Attendant (PCA)

Company: New Heights Ventures, Inc.
Location: Lompoc
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

*Congratulations* on wanting to join our exceptional team, *Team NHV*!

Being a member of the New Heights Ventures team is more than a job, more than a career, it's a life changing experience. As a team member, you will play an integral part in focusing and directing the lives of adults with developmentally disabilities. You will be responsible for assisting them reach their goals and integrating them into the community.

If you are up for a rewarding and challenging career, we would love to talk to you.

*_Team NHV: Building a community of independence through service, one person at a time._*

*As a Personal Care Attendant you will be joining in our mission to support adults with developmental disabilities in their homes and in the community by providing a compassionate team of individuals to help them thrive in all areas of life.*

*Job Summary*
This job is a front-line position providing personal care, training, and social interaction outlined in each served person's individual training manual.

*Typical Duties*

1. Training and assisting persons served with transferring to and from bed, showers, vehicles, or toilets.
2. Training and assisting with bathing and dressing individuals.
3. Training and assisting with incontinence care.
4. Training and assisting persons served whom need help with eating.
5. Applying emergency response actions in crisis situations.
6. Working with multiple individuals in a home setting.
7. Documenting of staff and persons served activities.
8. Accompanying persons served on recreational activities or shopping.
9. Following approved Individual Program Plans.
10. Following approved Individual Training Manuals.
11. Performing related work when required.

1. Handling unsupervised situations.
2. Having patience in slow communication situations.
3. Writing legibly and in proper English for documentation needs.
4. Willing to learn and adapt to various situations.
7. Prior experience preferred but not necessary.

*Physical Requirements*
1. Free from any physical limitations that would prevent attendant from performing essential job duties, either with or without a reasonable accommodation.
2. Able to perform necessary transfers and hands on assistance for persons served.

Will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and a Livescan via the DOJ

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour

* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Holidays
* Night shift
* On call
* Overtime
* Weekend availability

* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

* Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: New Heights Ventures, Inc., Lompoc , Personal Care Attendant (PCA), Other , Lompoc, California

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