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PCA - East Hartford, CT

Company: Companions Forever
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNow Hiring: PCA's in East Hartford, CT & Surrounding AreasSpanish Speaking 9am-5pm Saturdays & Sundays. DL/car is not required but preferredPOSITION SUMMARY The PCA will provide the highest quality of care to Companions Forever (An AccordCare Company) clients utilizing the Plan of Care provided to ensure clients needs are met in relation to safety, well-being and satisfaction. JOB RESPONSIBILITIESCare DeliveryProvides safe and effective personal care for the client based on individualized plan of care prepared by nurse and available in the clients home.Drives/escorts client to and from appointments/activities as requested, resulting in a safe and timely transportDocumentation/CommunicationProvides accurate and timely required documentation (i.e. declining to participate in all parts of Plan of Care) ensuring effective management of cases and compliance.Documents client care in the EMR and within the assigned shift including clocking in and out, tasks and any narrative notes.Provides prompt communication of changes in client medical status/emergencies to Nurse Supervisor resulting in effective management of cases.Provides prompt communication of changes in clients/caregivers schedules (i.e. tardiness, vacation, requested time-off, change of status, reduction in hours, etc.) to care coordinators resulting in effective management of cases.Calls in to Care Coordinator to confirm weekly schedules resulting in required coverage being met.Other duties as assigned or needed.Interpersonal SkillsAlways maintains professional demeanor and appearance.Maintains professional boundaries always.To recognize emergency situations; demonstrate a sense of urgency.Ability to prepare for a client assignment and arrive on time to the designated client.Clearly understand assignments and patient location.Understand and follow clinical and staffing instructions with a diverse population.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONExcellent communication skills; team player; interpersonal skills; good collaboration skills; customer service skills; ability to use the electronic health record for documentation and communication regarding client care.The ability to comprehend, speak, read and write the English language.We offer healthcare benefits, weekly pay and employee bonus'

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