Personal Care Aide (PCA) - Independent Living
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Competitive pay and excellent benefits, including free medical
insurance for full-time employees!
Come find out what makes 75 State Street so special!
Located in the historic West End neighborhood of Portland, Maine,
75 State Street is a nonprofit senior community offering a
continuum of care that includes Independent Living and Assisted
Living. Our mission is to promote the independence, dignity, and
individuality of older people of all financial abilities by
offering supportive programs and services in an urban, residential
POSITION SUMMARY : The role of Personal Care Aide (PCA) is to
provide high quality care to the residents of the facility that is
consistent with procedures outlined by Health Services and the
mission of 75 State Street. Duties include: personal care,
assistance with activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental
activities of daily living (IADL).
Provide direct resident care including assistance with bathing,
dressing, ambulation, transferring, and other physical and personal
Observe, report, and document changes in resident behavior and
general condition. Maintain accurate medical records which includes
height, weight, vital signs, ADL, and IADL.
Provide a safe environment for residents, which includes: providing
the appropriate support in event of an emergency, maintaining a
clean environment and sanitary equipment, and ensuring adequate
Provide assistance with equipment (i.e..: walkers, canes, etc.) as
Maintain resident confidentiality and abide by all relevant HIPAA
and HITECH regulations and uphold Resident Rights.
Comply with Mandatory Reporting to Adult Protective Services.
Follow established safety procedures and report safety hazards
Assist other nursing staff as necessary.
Light housekeeping and cleaning.
Assistance with residents' snacks and meals in accordance with
practice or procedures.
Assist with resident activities.
Must value and foster an environment that ensures respect, support
and safety for all members of the 75 State Street community, and
actively promote the expansion of ideas, perspectives, and
understanding that comes from having a diverse and inclusive
Remain at the facility until a replacement arrives or to cover
additional shifts when necessary.
Attend all mandatory in-service trainings.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience working with the elderly in a personal care environment
Successful completion of curriculum developed by DHS required
within 120 days of hire if employee averages at least 20 hours per
Valid CPR certification, or ability to obtain within one year of
Good written and oral communication skills and ability to
communicate effectively to residents, family, staff, and outside
facilities and vendors.
Ability to meet facility and state immunization requirements.
Commitment to quality services and treating residents with dignity
Ability to work effectively with others and portray a positive,
Benefits: Excellent benefit package including employer paid health,
dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending and dependent care
accounts, life, long and short term disability, paid holidays, paid
parental leave, and generous earned time. Excellent working
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