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Personal Care Attendant

Health and Human Services

Petersburg

Personal Care Attendant

  • 493865
  • Petersburg, Virginia, United States
  • Hiram Davis Medical Center
  • Health and Human Services
  • Wage (Hourly)

Title: Personal Care Attendant

Hiring Range: $16.35 - $22.56

Agency: Dept Behavioral Health/Develop

Location: Hiram Davis Medical Center

Agency Website: www.hwdmc.dbhds.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Personal Care Attendants will provide one-to-one staffing in a clinical setting where other licensed and certified staff is available to provide care. As a Personal Care Attendant you can accompany HDMC resident/patient via ambulance where an ambulance staff is available to provide care as needed. PCAs will provide 1:1 supervision to patients according to policy, within HDMC and to include patients on special hospitalization; Observe and monitor patient’s behavior and redirecting the patient. Intervening during emergency situation to keep from injuring self and others;
Assist HDMC/Certified/Licensed staff with personal hygiene care of the resident assigned, including changing and cleaning residents and assisting with changing personal protective undergarments; Develop and maintain therapeutic interpersonal relationships with patients and their families; and other duties assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Must hold a valid Virginia Driver’s License in good standing with DMV.

Must be available and able to work flexible shifts including day, evening and night, as needed.

Knowledgeable of personal care needs and activities of daily living;

Ability to carry out the responsibilities of the position;

Ability to read, write and communicate effectively with others; and

Possess the physical ability to turn, bend and lift non-ambulatory adult patients without restrictions.

Preferred Qualifications:

High School Graduate or GED

Working experience as a non-certified nursing assistant within the field of medical-surgical, psychiatric, rehabilitation, geriatrics or mental retardation is preferred

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Hiram W. Davis Medical Center only accepts online applications via PAGEUP. Resumes and other documents may accompany the application but will not serve as a substitute for an application. Faxed, e-mailed or mailed applications will not be accepted. Please refer to your PAGEUP account for the status of your application and this position. This posting will remain open for a minimum of five (5) business days.

These positions are hourly/wage and not eligible for benefits. Hourly (wage) employees may not work more than 29 hours a week and are limited to working 1500 hours in a year.

Commonwealth’s Alternate Hiring Process: In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact Human Resources at (804) 524-7600 for assistance. Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Hiram W. Davis Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.

DBHDS is a healthcare organization and must comply with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (federal CMS) guidance on Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care staff Vaccination Regulation which requires vaccination of all employees or an exemption. A job offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate meeting these guidelines as a condition of employment.

Contact Information:

Name: Human Resource Department

Phone: 804-524-7600

Email: HiramHR@dbhds.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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