Personal Care Job Description

Personal Care Job Description

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Personal care provides spiritual care and support within the hospital, office practices, home care and hospice, and post-acute care as required.

Personal Care Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Create purchase orders for all raw and packaging materials with timely delivery to support the production plans established by the planner
Ensure purchases are made in accordance with established budgeted standards
Create the fiscal year budget for all procured materials under your scope of responsibility
Manage raw material and packaging inventory levels based on corporate guidelines to mitigate the risk of obsolescence
Finds and develop second source vendors to ensure a strong supply chain and drive cost savings
Collaborates with vendors on packaging changes to support marketing and regulatory required initiatives
Collaborates closely with marketing and communications services to launch new products
Coordinates with accounting to resolve any Accounts Payable invoicing problems
Enhance and promote the agency in the marketplace by providing information and education to professionals, facilities, organizations, and consumers regarding the services provided the coverage criteria and reimbursement for these services
Work with agency staff, physicians, and other professional referral sources to ensure that patient services are delivered in a safe and effective manner, processes are followed, coordination of care is evident, and customer satisfaction is high

Personal Care Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Personal Care

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, CNA, HHA, AHA, BLS, EKG

Education for Personal Care

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the personal care job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Education, Home Health Aide, Nursing, Healthcare, Marketing, Health, Business, Chemistry, Science, MBA

Skills for Personal Care

Desired skills for personal care include:

Private and federal reimbursement an asset
Public
SalesForce.com an asset
Microsoft Office
Beauty industry
Regulations
Practices and procedures the laws
Guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
Plan Benefits and Services
Areas of wound management

Desired experience for personal care includes:

Must be able to understand and carry out directions or instructions, record notes, and keep records
Have at least one year of experience in an institutional setting (home health agency, hospital, hospice, or long-term care facility)
Have a certificate issued by the State of Arkansas for working in long-term care facilities
Certified Nursing Assistant certification preferred
Prior Care Attendant (PCA) or family care experience preferred but not required
Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the community, health care facilities, and referral sources appropriate for agency services

Personal Care Examples

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Personal Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a personal care. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for personal care
  • Champion the mission and vision of the organization and project a positive and professional image for the agency in the community
  • Places purchase orders of basic forecasted, repetitive, and standing purchase order programs
  • Assists in the preparation and implementation of model stock plans and seasonal buying plans
  • Assigns style numbers to line items procured and maintains UPC files
  • Assists in the preparation of advertising sheets, coop forms, worksheets, secures samples and performs other related duties as needed in conjunction with all corporate promotional events
  • Participate in retail marketing meetings, merchandise clinics, functional training courses for department(s) assigned, as required
  • Keeps abreast of current industry/market trends for assigned department(s) by receiving trade publications, market offerings and information from the commercial sector
  • Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, provide personal care and assistance to Elderplace Participants and create/maintain a physical and social environment consistent with residence care needs
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Standard First Aid
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification and CPR must be obtained within 6 months of hire (Current caregivers have until 2019 to obtain AHA-BLS certification, which then must be maintained)
Qualifications for personal care
  • Self-motivated with strong community involvement
  • Must have valid, unrestricted certification in the state (Personal Care Aide or Home Health Aide desired) and maintain CEU's
  • Must have valid, unrestricted certification in the state (PCA/HHA desired) and maintain CEU's
  • Must have valid, unrestricted certification in the state (PCA and or HHA only) and maintain CEU's
  • Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Proficient PC skills with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel)
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Personal Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of personal care. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for personal care
  • Create/maintain a physical and social environment consistent with residence care needs
  • Providing domestic assistance including cleaning and bed changing
  • Kitchen hand duties
  • Assisting with meal service
  • Cleaning the community centre and serviced apartments
  • Assisting with call outs for medical emergencies
  • Dining room set up and after meal clean up
  • Serving of meals and interacting with residents
  • Making residents beds
  • Assisting residents with general queries and medication prompting
Qualifications for personal care
  • Ability to travel to patient/client homes to provide patient/client care
  • Strong communication skills with an ability assist and interpret both verbal and non-verbal communication on behalf of the person you are caring for
  • Minimum of one to three years customer service in a healthcare setting
  • Prior experience is required (1 year minimum)
  • Current physical examination and TB test (within last 6 months)
  • Bachelor's Degree in any Health Related field is desirable, but not essential
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Personal Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of personal care. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for personal care
  • Aged Care qualification
  • 1st Aid Certificate (preferred)
  • Experience in caring for mature aged persons
  • Caring and professional approach
  • Provides or assists participants with activities of daily living skills, including but not limited to feeding, bathing, toileting, grooming and ambulation
  • Provides treatment and/or procedures under the direction of a Registered Nurse
  • Performs and documents participant weight, temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure and other observations in appropriate medical records
  • Reports all pertinent observations concerning participants to appropriate medical staff or supervisor
  • Participates in participant initial and review evaluations / service plans
  • Assists with restorative and maintenance programs for participants in conjunction with OT and PT departments
Qualifications for personal care
  • Attention to detail and ability to concentrate without distraction in a fast paced environment
  • Self-directed with proven ability to work independently under general direction and minimal supervision
  • Minimum 6 months Relevant experience is required
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience, with personal care products
  • Retail experience an added advantage
  • Proven competence in working with Personal Care products
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Personal Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a personal care. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for personal care
  • Maintains general order, infection control, and cleanliness of the center/home site, equipment and supplies
  • Participates in emergency and fire drill exercises
  • Answers telephone, takes and relays messages as directed
  • Serves as EP site liaison related to clinic appointments
  • Communicates effectively across site work groups / areas
  • Provide or assist participants with activities of daily living skills, including but not limited to feeding, bathing, toileting, grooming and ambulation
  • Provide treatment and/or procedures under the direction of a Registered Nurse
  • Perform and document participant weight, temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure and other observations in appropriate medical records
  • Report all pertinent observations concerning participants to appropriate medical staff or supervisor
  • Participate in participant initial and review evaluations / service plans
Qualifications for personal care
  • Knowledge of technical processes and principles (incl
  • Experience in sourcing and costing raw materials
  • Strong sourcing and supply management experience
  • Proven commercial aptitude - ability to understand and use financial indicators
  • Ability to drive value optimization across product development and production processes
  • Good understanding of risk assessment and management of product safety
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Personal Care Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of personal care. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for personal care
  • Assist with preparation and distribution of meals and snacks
  • Maintain general order, infection control, and cleanliness of the center/home site, equipment and supplies
  • Participate in emergency and fire drill exercises
  • Answer telephone, takes and relays messages as directed
  • Serves as ElderPlace site liaison related to clinic appointments
  • Communicate effectively across site work groups / areas
  • Serve as EP site liaison related to clinic appointments
  • Monitors pendant system and answers Residents’ call signals to determine Residents’ needs in 15 minutes or less according to Assisted Living Facility Standards
  • Assists resident with dressing as needed and assigned, so that resident will be dressed appropriately for season and time of day
  • Assists residents with ambulation and transferring as needed and assigned so that residents can move safely through the building
Qualifications for personal care
  • Quality / high standard mind-set
  • Associates degree in HR, Business or related field or (4+) years of equivalent experience lieu of degree, required
  • 2+) years’ experience as a Recruiter or Recruiting Coordinator required
  • Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification within 6 months of hire
  • Current caregivers have until 2019 to obtain AHA certification, which then must be maintained
  • Standard First Aid certification

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