Personal Care Assistant, PCA | VNH Careers

Now Hiring  Personal Care Assistants

As a PCA at VNH, you’ll develop strong relationships with your clients and provide one-to-one care that is deeply honored and appreciated by your patients and their families. Discover a career that offers you growth opportunities, personal fulfillment and flexible scheduling. Starting pay at $17/hr.

We’re a mission-driven non-profit that’s reimagining rural home health and hospice care.

At VNH, you’ll work one-on-one with patients. Develop lasting relationships. And help us find new and innovative ways to deliver the best patient experience possible. If you’re seeking a more fulfilling career, you’ll find what you’re looking for in our nursing and home health and hospice care jobs in Vermont and New Hampshire.

Enjoy a range of comprehensive benefits, including:

Flexible scheduling

Highly competitive pay and sign-on bonus

Mileage reimbursement

Equal opportunity employment

Medical, dental and vision insurance

Exceptional earned time off

Retirement plan and tuition reimbursement

Opportunity for national certifications

Personal Care Assistants / Personal Care Support Job Description

Full Time, Days


Provides non-medical services, hands-on client contact including but not limited to, homemaking, helping with activities of daily living such as meal plan preparation, grooming, toileting, eating, dressing, and reminding the client to take medications to help clients remain safely in their home.

Key Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Long Term Care Case Manager the PCA provides direct care to the client as outlined in the Plan of Care which may include but not limited to;
    • Bathing
    • Toileting
    • Eating
    • Dressing
    • Preparing meals; grocery shopping, storage, general cooking, storing in containers, utilizing safe food handling standards
    • Cleaning living areas including kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and sitting areas; includes the possible use of vacuum cleaners, brooms, general household cleaners, general household trash removal
    • Completing errands for the client
    • Medication cueing without administering
  • Requests training and education from VNH PCA manager when needed for specific clients, job tasks.
  • Informs the LTC Case Manager of any changes in the client’s condition or home environment.
  • Records activities and submits client-related and administrative paperwork on a timely basis, i.e. time sheets, errand sheets, or other documentation.
  • Attends team meetings, in-services and educational activities as requested.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures including the infection control policy and client rights and responsibilities.
  • Understands and maintains confidentiality.
  • Maintains a valid driver’s license and required levels of automobile insurance

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Experience with personal care of the disabled and/or elderly preferred.
  • Ability to use iPhone preferred. Must be willing to learn to use iPhone and apps required by VNH and the states of Vermont and New Hampshire.

Required License/Certifications/Registrations Skills (Tracked at the department level)

  • Maintains a valid driver’s license and required levels of automobile insurance

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