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Personal Care Attendant - Coville

Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit

Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit

Oak Park, MI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Job Details

Oak Park Campus - Oak Park, MI


Job description

At JSL you are part of a warm and inviting community that provides support services and quality living to older adults. Our residents enjoy a full range of social/cultural programs and activities while residing in our assisted living communities.

The right candidate for this position is someone who truly enjoys the company of older adults and who will be dedicated to ensuring their wellness and safety. This position requires exemplary character and integrity be exhibited while carrying out the duties of this position.

A Personal Care Attendant provides direct personal care for our Coville Apartment residents. Responsible for guiding or assisting residents with activities of life that they are unable to perform without guidance.


Personal Care Attendant Duties:

  • Participate in shift reports
  • Assist with baths, full baths in and out of the tub
  • Apply lotions/powders
  • Assist with dressing/undressing, buttoning of clothing, tying shoes, combing hair, brushing teeth, putting in dentures and hearing aides, putting on jewelry etc. and any other ADL’s as needed
  • Shave male residents
  • Make beds
  • Help prepare rooms for admission
  • Welcome new residents-orient to room, call lights, etc.
  • Wash and dry resident’s laundry
  • Administer treatments to residents, i.e. lotions, nasal sprays, eye drops, inhalers etc.
  • Answer call light promptly
  • Assist with incontinence care – clothing, linen changes etc.Clean any accidents
  • Assist in all emergencies
  • Report any incidents or accidents to supervisor and complete Incident & Accident form.
  • Make wake up calls
  • Assist any resident who becomes ill or needs assistance to room, assistance with lost items, i.e. misplaced walkers, glasses, hearing aides etc.
  • Observe resident changes: mental status, mobility, falls, skin, incontinence, eating habits, complaints of pain or illness, and report to supervisor

Required experience: * Personal care experience: 2-3 years

Required education : * High school or equivalent