All Home Care staff are required by the State of Maine to be certified as a Personal Care Attendant (PCA) or Personal Support Specialist (PSS) or active Certified Nurses Aide (CNA). If you are not certified, Seniors/Domestics Home Care Agency requires that you enroll in a class within 30 days and complete the training and testing within 6 months from date of hire. This can be discussed further during the interview process.
PSS Job Description: In accordance with Office of Elderly Services Policy Manual, the duties of a PSS may include, but are not limited to: Assisting client with bathing, dressing, transfers, locomotion, health maintenance tasks as needed such as special skincare, queue for meds, feeding, toileting, incontinent care, meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry and grocery shopping as needed and authorized by client’s individual plan of care.
For more information about setting up Home Care services or employment, please call 1-800-817-3328 today.