Saltillo, MS
(662) 260-4102

Personal Care Assistant

Right at Home of Northeast, MS is an In-Home Care and Assistance company that provides non-medical care for the elderly and disabled. We are currently looking for reliable, caring, and compassionate caregivers who are interested in improving the quality of life for those we serve!

We offer an employee rewards program that offers opportunity for growth and advancement. Levels of recognition are rewarded with Right at Home apparel, PTO time, and increases in pay.

Right at Home allows employees to receive up to 7 Certifications worth over $600 at no cost! These certifications and other course training are available online at our Right at Home University.

Whether you are looking for flexible hours or a full-time career, Right at Home might be the place for you! We accommodate your schedule and allow you choose the shifts you work. Schedules are available ranging from 2-hour to 12-hour shifts.

15 Rewarding Reasons to Work for Right at Home

  • Competitive wages based on experience and skills
  • Performance and skill-based pay increases
  • Short-shift premiums
  • Direct deposit
  • No hassle shift reporting by phone, no paper chasing
  • Online schedules accessible from anywhere 24/7
  • Paid training
  • On the job training and case-specific training
  • Professional and career development training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Longevity recognition
  • 5-Star Caregiver awards
  • Super star awards
  • Caregiver of the Month and Caregiver of the Year awards

Essential Functions

  • Performs personal care activities that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to): Personal hygiene (assisting to bathroom or in using bedpan, bathing, care of mouth, skin and hair), Ambulation, Eating, Dressing, Shaving
  • Prepares meals and snacks
  • Performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a nurse. These could include (but are not limited to): Assisting with the change of ostomy appliances, Reinforcement of dressings, Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises, Measuring and preparing special diets, Taking vital signs, Application of an external catheter
  • Performs homemaking activities which include (but are not limited to): vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, doing dishes, changing bed linens, doing laundry and cleaning bathrooms

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate should have experience as a caregiver, strong communication skills, problem solving ability, and organizational skills.
  • High school graduate or G.E.D certificate preferred
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Pass a written competency evaluation with 80% or higher
  • Six months experience as a Personal Care Assistant in healthcare (in homes or facilities)
  • Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide or Personal Care Assistant course
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English as needed for the job
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have use of an insured automobile or access to adequate transportation for the job


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