Personal Care Assistant (Russian Speaking)
MedSide was founded in Atlanta, Ga in 1993 to meet the health care needs and to provide the highest quality of home delivered services to the residents of Atlanta.Since 1993, the population of those served has expanded to include the residents of Fulton, Gwinnett, Cobb, and DeKalb counties. In 1999, MedSide became certified to provide home health services including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, and medical social services as well as personal care and homemaker support to our clients. In addition, MedSide provides high-tech services such as home infusion therapy, including chemotherapy, antibiotic therapy, pain management, and hydration. Today, MedSide is known for its commitment to providing quality care to those we serve and for our dedication to our employees.
The Home Health Aide / Personal Care Assistant is responsible for carrying out health care and homemaker tasks, in accordance with the care plan developed by a registered nurse or licensed therapist, to assist an elderly or disabled client. These tasks include assistance with personal care, ambulation and exercise, and household services essential to the well-being of the client. The tasks are performed at the client's home.
The HHA / PCA must possess one of the following qualifications:
- HHA – Successful completion of an approved HHA training program in Georgia.
- HHA / PCA – A current, active C.N.A. certification with no adverse findings as evidenced on the Georgia Nurses Aide Registry
- PCA – Successful completion of a health care or personal care credentialing program recognized and approved by the State of Georgia, as evidenced by passing the written and skills competency check of the Personal Care Assistant (PCA) Competency Test”