Under the direct supervision of the PACE
Supervisor. The PCA II will perform and assist with personal care
ADLs/IADL’s for participants in the PACE across all platforms of
delivery of care like center and/or in the home or virtual. The PCA
II must be able to perform the job duties of a PCA I if assigned.
In addition, the PCA II supports the PCA III in the gathering and
reporting information related to the care coordination,
participant’s ability to engage, maintain/ improve their ability,
foster independence, maintain function or improve socialization, or
satisfaction. The PCA II communicates and collaborates with IDT
members or other PACE staff in the goals of the plan of care,
focusing on needs (like participant supplies or tools), and health
status, physical and mental well-being.
1. Assist with assignments received from
the PACE Care Center Supervisor and other clinical staff to
determine needs for participant care and assist participants
perform activities of daily living (ADL), (IADLs) such as bathing,
dressing, toileting, eating and ambulating in PACE center,
community and participant home settings.
2. Assist or reinforce messaging in the
provision of health education and counseling to participant when
indicated by the plan of care. 3. Provide assistance to the
participant in obtaining medical services from providers, such as
incontinent supplies. Order and ensure delivery of incontinence
supplies to participants.
4. Assist in providing information,
observations or direct experience that reflects a participant
progress or abilities for the development and implementation of the
nursing component in the plan of care in conjunction with the
interdisciplinary team (IDT).
5. Assist in the provision of supportive
and restorative nursing interventions as indicated by the treatment
plan by engaging participants/patient during exercise.
6. Notify clinical staff and PCA III or
direct Supervisor of any reported or observed change in
participants’ health status to facilitate further assessment of
7. Assist and/or oversee the collection of
diet cards for each participant, meal distribution and arts/crafts
8. Perform all required documentation using
appropriate tools, for medical record keeping accurately and in a
timely basis. For example, record arrival and departure times,
vital signs, gathering of data/information related to health status
or condition and report appropriately.
9. Assist with coordination of all PCA
related services to ensure compliance with Provider’s, RN’s,
therapist’s and nutritionist’s orders. 10. Mandatory attendance and
active participation in all education and training activities to
ensure safe delivery of personal care assignment.
11. Assist PCA III in gathering information
for the presentation of the participant’s progress in the goals of
their care plan.
12. Perform other related duties as
1. Certified Nursing Aide education and
training. Nurse Assistant Certificate by the State of California,
Department of Health and Human Services - Aid and Technician
2. Current CPR/First Aid Certificate
3. High school diploma required or some
college education/credits, preferred.
4. California Food Handler Certificate of
Achievement upon employment preferred, must attain w/in 30 days of
5. A minimum of 2 years’ experience
working with physically or mentally impaired older persons strongly
English/Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese depending on location
7. Experience working with the elderly