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97 Canal Landing Blvd Suite 9
Rochester, NY 14626
Serving Adams Basin, Brockport, Hamlin, Hilton, Irondequoit, Spencerport, Rochester

PCA / HHA/LPN

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Professional Assistance for Seniors, Inc.
Position Description – Personal Care Aide / Home Health Aide/LPN
 
A PCA / HHA/LPN provides personal care, home management and other related home health supportive services.  Our goal is to assist seniors and allow them to continue living in their home environment.  The Home Health Aide/ Personal Care Aide/ LPN works under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse and provides care in accordance with the DOH Matrix of permissible and non-permissible activities. Part time and full time positions are available with benefits.
 
Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a NYS DOH approved Personal Care Aide or Home Health Aide training program as demonstrated by a valid Certificate or LPN license.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English sufficiently to understand and interpret the HHA Plan of Care, document care provided, and able to call the office staff to report any change and/or issues.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide as needed for position
  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to home care situations
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Preparing and serving normal/therapeutic diets
  • Assisting with bathing, personal care, and dressing
  • Monitoring changes in client’s mental and physical conditions
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assist clients with self-administered medications
  • Take, record and monitor temperature, pulse, respiration, intake/output
  • Additional functions permissible under special circumstances
  • Maintain and protect client confidentiality
 
Secondary Responsibilities:
  • Participate in company sponsored training and social events including quarterly meetings
  • Report hours according to office policy and communicates changes in availability in a timely manner
  • May be required to run errands and provide incidental transportation for client using your vehicle or a client’s vehicle (mileage reimbursement is available)
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned
 
 
Client Service and Interpersonal Skills:
  • Assists and is supportive of other employees
  • Is responsible and cooperative with patients, families, supervisors and fellow employees
  • Maintains a friendly working atmosphere
  • Maintains positive and productive attitude
  • Accepts constructive criticism as evidenced by appropriate changes in behavior
  • Utilizes established channels of communication
  • Recognizes, accepts and respects people as individuals
  • Recognized limitations and seeks assistance appropriately
 
 
 
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach
  • Ability and knowledge to handle equipment operations such as walkers, canes, crutches, wheelchairs, commodes, hospital beds, Hoyer lift and various household appliances
 
Other Essential Job Requirements:
  • Successfully complete a criminal background check, DMV check, fingerprinting and pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • Provide 2 professional and 2 personal references to be checked
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License, valid auto insurance and reliable transportation and be able to travel within Monroe County
  • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
  • Ability to communicate with clients and co-workers in a friendly and congenial manner
 
In order to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our clients, we conduct periodic unannounced Quality Assurance site visits, and solicit feedback during all phone conversations.  A performance appraisal will be conducted annually.  Raises are based on Essential Characteristics, client compatibility and feedback, and your own reliability and availability. 
 
This document describes the general nature and level of work for the position.  It is not a comprehensive list of its responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts and conditions.  Professional Assistance for Seniors, Inc., reserves the right to modify the description in the future with or without notice.  The responsibilities for this position are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. 
 
Your employer is Professional Assistance for Seniors, Inc. 

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CAREGiver

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Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers to become a part of our team. Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes. These services are meant to enhance the quality of life for seniors. Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride and compassion.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks and laundry
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Stand by shower assistance
  • Assistance with dressing, walking (providing an arm for stabilization) and light exercise
  • Transportation
  • Alzheimer’s Care
Qualified applicants will demonstrate an alignment with our core values and will want to contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client's quality of life. Employees are responsible for documenting daily activities and maintaining regular communication with office staff regarding any significant changes in a client's needs or living conditions. In addition, employees are required to participate in company sponsored training and events including CAREGiver meetings.

*No previous experience necessary - skills training provided by Home Instead Senior Care*

Requirements to be a CAREGiver:
  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Complete a criminal background check, DMV check and drug screen
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, valid auto insurance, and reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach
  • Ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew, and cleaning solutions
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
We have a variety of shifts available including day, night, overnight and weekend hours. Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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PCA/HHA - HENRIETTA

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Professional Assistance for Seniors, Inc.
Position Description – Personal Care Aide / Home Health Aide
 
A PCA / HHA provides personal care, home management and other related home health supportive services.  Our goal is to assist seniors and allow them to continue living in their home environment.  The Home Health Aide works under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse and provides care in accordance with the DOH Matrix of permissible and non-permissible activities. 
 
Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a NYS DOH approved Personal Care Aide or Home Health Aide training program as demonstrated by a valid Certificate.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English sufficiently to understand and interpret the HHA Plan of Care, document care provided, and able to call the office staff to report any change and/or issues.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide as needed for position
  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to home care situations
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Preparing and serving normal/therapeutic diets
  • Assisting with bathing, personal care, and dressing
  • Monitoring changes in client’s mental and physical conditions
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assist clients with self-administered medications
  • Take, record and monitor temperature, pulse, respiration, intake/output
  • Additional functions permissible under special circumstances
  • Maintain and protect client confidentiality
 
Secondary Responsibilities:
  • Participate in company sponsored training and social events including quarterly meetings
  • Report hours according to office policy and communicates changes in availability in a timely manner
  • May be required to run errands and provide incidental transportation for client using your vehicle or a client’s vehicle (mileage reimbursement is available)
  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned
 
 
Client Service and Interpersonal Skills:
  • Assists and is supportive of other employees
  • Is responsible and cooperative with patients, families, supervisors and fellow employees
  • Maintains a friendly working atmosphere
  • Maintains positive and productive attitude
  • Accepts constructive criticism as evidenced by appropriate changes in behavior
  • Utilizes established channels of communication
  • Recognizes, accepts and respects people as individuals
  • Recognized limitations and seeks assistance appropriately
 
 
 
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach
  • Ability and knowledge to handle equipment operations such as walkers, canes, crutches, wheelchairs, commodes, hospital beds, Hoyer lift and various household appliances
 
Other Essential Job Requirements:
  • Successfully complete a criminal background check, DMV check, fingerprinting and pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • Provide 3 professional and 3 personal references to be checked
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License, valid auto insurance and reliable transportation
  • Ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew, and cleaning solutions
  • Ability to treat and care for clients and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
  • Ability to communicate with clients and co-workers in a friendly and congenial manner
 
In order to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our clients, we conduct periodic unannounced Quality Assurance site visits, and solicit feedback during all phone conversations.  A performance appraisal will be conducted annually.  Raises are based on Essential Characteristics, client compatibility and feedback, and your own reliability and availability. 
 
This document describes the general nature and level of work for the position.  It is not a comprehensive list of its responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts and conditions.  Professional Assistance for Seniors, Inc., reserves the right to modify the description in the future with or without notice.  The responsibilities for this position are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. 
 
Your employer is Professional Assistance for Seniors, Inc. 

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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CAREGiver - Henrietta

Job Details

Home Instead Senior Care is looking for caring and compassionate CAREGivers to become a part of our team.  Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers provide a variety of non-medical services that allow seniors to remain in their homes. These services are meant to enhance the quality of life for seniors.  Home Instead Senior Care CAREGivers help clients and their families meet the challenges of aging with dignity, pride and compassion. 
 
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Companionship and conversation
  • Light housekeeping tasks and laundry
  • Meal preparation
  • Medication and appointment reminders
  • Stand by shower assistance
  • Assistance with dressing, walking (providing an arm for stabilization) and light exercise
  • Transportation
  • Alzheimer’s Care
Qualified applicants will demonstrate an alignment with our core values and will want to contribute to a positive living environment to enhance a client's quality of life.  Employees are responsible for documenting daily activities and maintaining regular communication with office staff regarding any significant changes in a client's needs or living conditions.  In addition, employees are required to participate in company sponsored training and events including CAREGiver meetings. 

*No previous experience necessary - skills training provided by Home Instead Senior Care*

Requirements to be a CAREGiver:
  • Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect
  • Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner
  • Complete a criminal background check, DMV check and drug screen
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, valid auto insurance, and reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift, push or pull 25 pounds
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel and reach
  • Ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew, and cleaning solutions
  • Ability to adapt to various living environments and locations
We have a variety of shifts available including day, night, overnight and weekend hours.  Find out more about this fulfilling career opportunity at homeinstead.com.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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Registered Nurse Field Supervisor

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The Registered Nurse Supervisor is responsible for the direction, coordination, and direct supervision of the agency's paraprofessional staff and nursing services.  This position provides in-field professional supervision and on the job training to home health aides, personal care aides, and nurses.  The Registered Nurse also assists in the agency's continuing education / in-service program and field competency testing of all clinical staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Communicates with referrers / discharge planners to review eligibility for agency services and to develop and coordinate the plan of care
  • Provides assessment of newly referred patients, assesses health needs and eligibility for home care and/or identifies the appropriate level of care required by the patient
  • Provides patients/families with information regarding agency services, fees, Bill of Rights, Advance Directives and agency policies
  • Develops an individualized Plan of Care for the patient based on needs and findings of the nursing assessment.  Coordinates all care and services provided to the patient
  • Communicates findings with the patient's physician and obtains verbal orders as necessary.  Develops and implements treatment plans in conjunction with the patient's authorized medical practitioner
  • Initiates written medical orders and written reports tot he patient's physician, as necessary
  • As necessary, conducts home visits to provide intermittent nursing services, such as pre-fill medication containers
  • Monitors the patient's medication regimen for drug-drug/drug-food interactions, side effects, and adverse reactions
  • Performs patient re-assessments in the home.  Reassesses patient needs for services on a continual basis and discusses any changes in the plan of treatment with patient physician/family
  • Reviews reports from all involved disciplines, re-evaluating needs and supervise all involved disciplines inthe plan of care.  Conducts on-site competency review as part of supervision activities.
  • Prepares written documentation and summaries of the patient's status and progress as needed for continuation of home health services.  Documents accurately and completely in the patient's clinical record.  Conferences with all clinical and scheduling staff to assure continuity of patient care.
  • Plans, facilitates, and documents patient's discharge from agency
  • Becomes familiar with all resources necessary to provide a complete managed care program for the patient
  • Initiates referrals for other services or community resources as needed
  • Maintains updated professional knowledge and participates in patient education programs to ensure optimum quality of patient care.  Participates in the agency's in-service program. Provides in-service education to professional/paraprofessional staff.
  • Participates in the agency's CQI Program, annual policy/procedure review, as requested.  Performs Quality Improvement duties, completed audits, evaluates results with the Director of Patient Services recommendations for quality improvement.
  • Performs annual field visits/evaluations on paraprofessional and nursing personnel
  • Assists in the training program in classroom observation and competency testing of trainees
  • Conducts aide competency reviews
  • Reviews and responds to complaints, grievances and incidents
  • Consults with the Director of Patient Services to maintain the highest quality care
  • Interprets and reinforces agency policy and procedures to professional and paraprofessional staff.
  • With other nurses, provides 24-hour on call coverage on a rotation basis
Qualifications
  • NYS Licensed and currently registered as a Registered Professional Nurse
  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing and holds a Diploma, Baccalaureate or Masters Degree
  • One year experience in the provision of nursing care in an acute care facility.  Three to five years satisfactory Nursing experience in Home Care
    • Thorough knowledge of the scope of practice of professional and paraprofessional healthcare
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating amd maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to speak effectively before customers/patients or employees of the agency.
    • Ability to perform mathematical operations as related to medication calculations, units of American money, and weight measurement, volume and distance
    • Good Organizational writing, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
Customer Service and Interpersonal Skills
  • Assists other employee where needed
  • Is responsible and cooperative with patients, families, supervisors and fellow employees
  • Maintains friendly working atmosphere
  • Maintains professional attitude
  • Maintains professional appearance
  • Accepts constructive criticism as evidenced by appropriate changes in behavior
  • Utilizes established channels of communication
  • Recognizes, accepts and respects people as individuals
  • Recognizes limitations and seeks assistance appropriately
  • Responds to patient issues
  • Communicates appropriately with all levels of staff
Specialized Skills and Technical Competencies
  • Knowledge of patient assessment procedure
  • Knowledge of patient teaching process
  • Knowledge of pathophysiology
  • Knowledge of medication, administration, via oral, IM and SQ
  • Knowledge of medication interactions (drug-drug, drug-food)
  • Knowledge of the principles of therapeutic diets
  • Knowledge of infections control practices, aseptic techniques
  • Knowledge of catheter insertion and care
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate information with patients of all ages and socioeconomic levels
Physical Demands
  • Medium - exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and.or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
Professional Assistance for Seniors is an equal opportunity employer.

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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