Continuing Care Assistant
About This Job
Continuing Care Assistants / Personal Care Workers (CCA / PCW) are a part of the health care team that provide residents with assistance with activities of daily living.
Residents in long term care facilities have self care deficits that require this support. CCA and PCW will work to their identified scope of practice.
All duties performed will follow optimal safety standards to ensure the comfort and safety of residents and safety of staff and visitors.
Major responsibilities include :
The CCA / PCW is required to provide direct care to a population of residents with a variety of medical conditions .The CCA / PCW is expected to have a general understanding of what this population requires as a result of an overall need for physical, emotional, social and spiritual support.
The CCA / PCW is expected to create a calm and collaborative working relationship with residents, families and co workers.
Good judgement is required to recognize changes in the resident’s status and report same to RN. As part of the Nursing Care Team, the PCW / CCA is expected to be enthusiastic and take initiative to provide meaningful activity in the course of the workday.
Active participation in the care plan process is essential.
At MacLeod Cares, we pride ourselves of offering a competitive and comprehensive wage and benefit package. MacLeod Cares is also an equal opportunity employer.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.