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Job Title: Personal Care Aide

Company: MidHudson Valley Staffco, LLC

City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY

Category: Home Health

Department: Licensed Home Care

Position: Per Diem

Hours: 8

Shift: All Shifts

Req #: 12939

Job Details:

A Personal Care Aide is a paraprofessional employee, trained to carry out health related tasks under the supervision of a nurse or therapist who may also provide assistance with personal hygiene, housekeeping and related supportive tasks to a client with health care needs in his/her home. Population served: clients of all ages with diverse diagnoses.

Experience:

Prior home care experience preferred

Education:

High School Diploma or GED, preferred Ability to read and write consistent with the job requirements.

Licenses/Certifications:

Personal Care Aide Successful completion of basic Personal Care Aide Training programs or equivalency exam approved by NYS DOH Possession of a valid Personal Care Aide Certificate

Other:

If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control. Own means of transportation. Excellent communication and problem solving skills. Ability to work efficiently with co-workers.