Consumer-Directed Personal Care Assistant
Description: The Consumer Directed Personal Care Assistant (CDPCA) is a non-professional employee that provides personal care and related services for a Medicaid qualified Consumer in the Consumer’s home. He/She functions under the direction, instruction, and supervision of the Consumer, with the support of the ILS Director and are required to meet the identified needs documented in the Plan of Care. Tasks may include assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting, cooking and more. Cornerstone Home Care acts as the fiscal payroll agent only.
Direct Service Provider
The Direct Service Provider (DSP) is a non-professional employee, trained to provide personal care, habilitative care, respite, chore and related services in the home.
Tasks may include assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting, and more. Other related services may include dietary management, household services essential to maintain the client's health and well-being, and provision of and instruction in reporting signs, symptoms, and/or changes in the client's condition.
The DSP shall coach/mentor clients in daily goals to assist in living independently.
This position has the chance to increase to full-time depending on availability.
Requirements for Employment
Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must be able to pass State and Federal Background Check
- Must obtain CPR/First Aid/AED Certificate prior to 1st day of field work
- Negative TB test results (For CDPCA only if requested by client)
-Orientation and other In-service trainings
- If driving: current driver's license and current auto insurance
- Driving Record