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PCA-Personal Care Attendant Easterseals Alaska Occupation: Personal Care Aides
Location: Anchorage, AK - 99503 Positions available: 10
Job #: 511450
Updated: 4/7/2021 Expires: 5/30/2021
Source: AlaskaJobs Site: AlaskaJobs

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Position/Job Title: Consumer Directed PCA

Department: In Home Services

Essential Functions and Scope of Responsibilities/Job Duties:

The Consumer Directed PCA will perform personal care services to senior and disabled adults in their personal residence. Specific tasks are approved for individual consumers. These tasks
can include, but are not limited to the following

Bathing, shampooing, personal hygiene, skin care, grooming, dressing, filing of toenails and both cutting and filing of fingernails, excluding nail care for recipients who are diabetic or have poor circulation
Assisting to and from the bathroom, assisting with bedpan or other toileting activities, provide general hygiene care of a colostomy, ileostomy, or an external catheter, giving suppositories that do not contain medication, providing digital stimulation, and providing routine care of incontinent recipients
Physical activities and passive ROM (range of motion) exercises Meal preparation and assistance with eating
Physical assistance with transferring the recipient in and out of bed, chair, or wheelchair and helping the recipient walk with the support of a walker, cane, gait belt, braces, or crutches
Physical assistance with positioning or turning a non-ambulatory recipient in a bed or chair Light housekeeping: changing bed linens and assisting with personal laundry
Assistance with shopping
Assistance with travel to and from routine medical and dental appointments Assistance with the application of elastic bandages and support hose
Physical assistance with the use and minor maintenance of respiratory equipment Physical assistance with putting on and removing a prosthetic device
Assistance with self-administered routine oral medication, eye drops, and skin ointments the assistance may include reminding the recipient and placing the medication within the recipients reach.
Physical assistance with health maintenance activities, urinary system management, bowl, treatments, administration of medications, tube feedings, and wound care

Required by law to report abuse and neglect to the proper authorities.

Education Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

Specific training courses in this field: CPR/First Aid upon request of recipient

Qualifications and/or Experiences:

Must be 18 years of age

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be free of communicable diseases
Must be able to pass a federal background check

Must possess the ability to communicate with the recipients to whom they are assigned and with the supervisor
Perform other job-related duties as assigned


Directed daily supervision is given by recipient or the personal representative and periodic supervision from the PCA supervising nurse and overall supervision by Easterseals Director of PCA

Must follow work agreement& approved service level authorization approved by Senior & Disability Services. Any changes in health & safety must be reported to the Director of PCA Services.

Work Conditions:

All approved services must be provided in the clients home

Adverse Working Environment: May encounter occasional body fluids


All information, written and verbal, pertaining to Easterseals recipients and their families is to be treated as privileged, confidential, highly personal information and shall be shared only with
Easterseals consultants, and parents/guardians with a legitimate need to know. Violation of this policy will be grounds for termination of employment.

REPORTS TO: Director PCA Services

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Easterseals Alaska
Is a Non-Profit employer with 2 locations
100-249 employees
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Salary Range: $15.00 - $17.00 Hour Not Applicable Flex-Time, None, Other Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
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Driver's License Required: Yes, Commercial License.
Minimum Age Requirement: 18. Reason for Age Requirement: Special Program/Category.

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