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Hillsborough County Government

Personal Care Aide (#PRSCADGENC) GENC
$9.53-$15.12 Hourly / $1,651.87-$2,620.80 Monthly / $19,822.40-$31,449.60 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Performs duties assisting clients with personal hygiene essential to the clients' health and comfort.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of the eighth grade.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and
Possession of a current State of Florida Certificate of Nursing Assistance; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of the proper techniques for the care of sick or elderly clients.
  • Skill in the application of proper techniques for the care of sick or elderly clients.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to complete reports.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Assists the client to complete personal hygiene (bathing, dressing, grooming, mouth care, etc.)
  • Assists the client to and from the bathroom or with bedpan/urinal routines.
  • Assists clients in moving around the living quarters and transferring from beds, chairs, and other similar locations.
  • Reminds the client to take his/her medications at a specific time.
  • Provides proper care and observation of the client's skin.
  • Assists the client with food, nutrition and diet activities.
  • Changes bed linens when such service is essential to the client's health and comfort.
  • Drives the client to clinic/physician's office for health care services.
  • Assists with purchasing food, clothing and other items needed for the client's care.
  • Completes reports of care provided to clients.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: PRSCADGENC; EST: 12/26/1990; REV: 5/21/2003;