colorado | Personal Care Worker in Englewood, CO

Personal Care Worker

  • Interim
  • 9474 E Orchard Dr
  • Englewood, CO 80111
  • Full-Time
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General Purpose:
To provide personal care and incidental activities of daily living as assigned to clients in the home setting in accordance with applicable law and regulations, accepted practice and the Office s policies and procedures.

Applicability of this Job Description:
This job description for a Personal Care Aide may be used only in the following situations:
  • In an organization that is not subject to the Medicare Conditions of Participation; or
  • In an organization that is subject to the Medicare Conditions of Participation, a Personal Care Aide may be employed exclusively to furnish personal care services under a Medicaid personal care benefit. [CITE: 42CFR484.36.e.2]
Essential Functions:
  • Assist as assigned with activities of daily living such bathing, grooming, toileting and elimination, and adequate nutritional intake.
  • Assist as assigned with ambulation, transfers and/or range of motion exercises.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and healthy client environment.
  • Assists client as assigned with incidental activities of daily living such as shopping, meal preparation, socialization activities, homemaking and medication reminders.
  • Utilizes basic infection control measures such as hand washing and personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate to the task and assignment.
  • Read and record client temperature, pulse, and respiration when assigned.
  • Recognize and document changes in client condition and safety and report to supervisor.
  • Organize self to carry out visits/shifts and tasks.
  • Attends mandatory in-services.
  • Provide requested documents to keep employee file current.
  • Follow the assignment sheet/service plan performing only tasks that are assigned.
  • Document observations, activities and service provided in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
  • Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
  • May have access to personal health information ( PHI ) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.