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Personal Care Attendant (PCA) - Adult Residential

Requisition ID:

20159271

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Special Needs Center

Location:

Trumbull, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 20
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Mon to Fri 6am to 10 am

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 


St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.



Job Summary:
• Provides informal training and direct care to clients based on person-centered    plans, individual needs/requests and daily household operations.

Responsibilities:

• Supervises, trains, and/or assists client in accordance with the person-                centered plan, including personal care, recreation, and reinforcement of              individual habilitation objectives.
• Assures client's personal property and adaptive equipment is clean and in            good order including wheel chair, clothing and living space. Plans, schedules      and transports clients to work, appointments and community activities.
• Documents routine medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians        and/or health care professionals.
• Assists individuals with meal preparation and encourages good nutritional            habits and adherence to prescribed diets.

Qualifications

Licensure / Certification / Registration:
• CT Drivers License - REQUIRED
• Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
• Certified Heart Saver AED credentialed from the American Heart Association

  (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

• DDS Medication Administering Certification, must be DDS Medication Administering certifiable

• CT DMV Public Passenger Endorsement (PSL), must be PSL qualifying



Education:
• High school diploma or GED required.




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