PARADISE HOME CARE COOPERATIVE 311 Kinoole Street Hilo, HI 96720 POSITION DESCRIPTION Job Title: Personal Care Provider / CNA The Personal Care Provider will work in the homes of elderly and disabled individuals needing assistance with personal care. These duties will be done under the direction of the Manager and RN supervisor. PHCC is credentialed by 'Ohana Health and UnitedHealthcare. Hawaii County contracts for short term care, respite care, and transportation services will be sought. PHCC also provides for private home care contracts. Qualifications: The Personal Care Provider should possess a sincere desire to work with elderly and disabled individuals, and an interest in assisting people to live independently in their homes. Also important are: the ability to maintain confidentiality, a neat and clean appearance, good mental and physical health, and the ability to be pleasant, tactful, cheerful, and courteous to clients, families, and co-workers. The Personal Care Provider must be a Certified Nursing Assistant. Mandatory Minimum requirements and experience ♦ High School Diploma or equivalency ♦ Completion of Nurse Aide course with Hawaii certification The Personal Care Provider should be supportive of the Cooperative Principles (see below). Duties: The duties of the Personal Care Provider include the following: ♦ Record data on services delivered to each client including number of units (trips), mileage, and length of service provision (hours provided). ♦ Provide feedback and report any observable changes in the clientsâ€™ functioning that may require referral or action by the supervisor. ♦ Provide, under the supervision of an appropriate healthcare professional, any of the following personal hygiene and personal care activities as described in the clientâ€™s service plan. ♦ Assist with bathing, showering, and shampooing ♦ Assist with dressing and grooming (routine nail, skin, and hair care) ♦ Assist with oral or personal hygiene ♦ Assist client with other health and safety issues ♦ Assist with ambulation and exercise, turning, and positioning ♦ Assist with bowel/bladder programs and toileting ♦ Respite / companionship ♦ Assist with specialized feeding ♦ Accompanying client to obtain medical diagnosis and treatment ♦ Meal preparation and specialized feeding ♦ Laundering personal clothing and bed linens ♦ Heavy to light house work in essential areas of the home used during personal care ♦ With proper authorization: Transportation ♦ Other duties include: attending meetings, in-service and training sessions; maintaining client confidentiality and respect for client rights and privacy; and other duties as assigned by the Manager or RN supervisor. Application Procedure: Submit copies of your: ♦ Current CNA Certificate ♦ CPR / First Aid Card ♦ TB Clearance ♦ Photo ID ♦ Social Security Card ♦ Valid Hawai`i Drivers License ♦ Current vehicle liability insurance (if doing transport) ♦ Traffic Abstract (if doing transport) ♦ Employment inquiries, along with requested documentation, should be sent to: Ochana Bringman-Conway, Executive Manager Paradise Home Care Cooperative 311 Kinoole Street Hilo, HI 96720 ♦ Please feel free to refer this posting to others Co-op Principles As the cooperative form of business developed over the past 150 years, a set of principles, which define features unique to the co-op and characteristics important to cooperative success, were revised in 1996 by the International Cooperative Alliance. 1. Voluntary and open membership: Cooperatives are voluntary organizations, open to all persons able to use their services and willing to accept the responsibilities of membership, without gender, social, racial, political or religious discrimination. 2. Democratic member control: Cooperatives are democratic organizations controlled by their members, who actively participate in setting policies and decision making. 3. Member economic participation: Members contribute equitably to, and democratically control, the capital of their cooperative. 4. Autonomy and independence: Cooperatives are autonomous, self-help organizations controlled by their members. 5. Education, training and information: Cooperatives provide education and training for their members, elected representatives, managers, and employees so they can contribute effectively to the development of their cooperative. 6. Cooperation among cooperatives: Cooperatives serve their members most effectively and strengthen the cooperative movement by cooperating with one another. 7. Concern for community: While focusing on members' needs, cooperatives work for the sustainable development of their communities through policies accepted by their members.