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Private Duty Aide-Bridge PCS (PRN) in Findlay, OH at Blanchard Valley Health System

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employment Status:
    Bridge Personal Care
  • Location:
    Findlay, OH
  • Shift
  • Date Posted:
    11/14/2018
  • Requisition ID:
    5307

Job Description

Private Duty aides provide personal care and homemaker services in the clients home setting. 

Cases available during a variety of times. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must hold a current driver’s license, with a clean driving record.
  • Have completed a Nurse Aide training course or the equivalent.
  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department.
  • The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • STNA Certification

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent walking, lifting, bending, climbing, squatting, kneeling, twisting, sitting, and standing. The associate will be required to walk up to 1 hour a day, sit for 4 hours a day, and stand for 2 hours a day. The individual must be able to lift 50 pounds and reach work above the shoulder. The individual must have good eye/hand coordination, and fine finger dexterity. This associate must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range. 

This position is classified at risk for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)