Sep 14, 2021

Personal Care Aide

  • Providence Health & Services
  • Portland, OR, USA

Job Description


Providence is seeking a Personal Care Aide (PCA) Lead & Medication Aide to join our team at Glendoveer ElderPlace Residential Care Facility in Portland, Oregon. This is a full time (1.0 FTE 40 hours per week) evening shift, benefited position with a variable schedule. We are hiring immediately – apply today!

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Job Summary:

The Personal Care Aide (PCA) Lead will serve in a leadership role with other PCAs to complete all required documentation, assure that all care and medications are administered appropriately, to solve problems and communicate with the staff on the next shift. PCAs will perform basic and routine quality care to ElderPlace residents including assisting them in the activities of daily living and other personal care tasks.

Previous experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Home Health Aide, Hospice Aide, Patient Care Assistant or Personal Care Assistant in a skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility, nursing home or home health setting is a plus!

Providence Offers:

  • Competitive pay (including holiday pay & shift pay differentials)
  • Best-in-class benefits – full medical, dental and vision starting on your first day
  • Continuing education & growth opportunities
  • 401k retirement plans with employer matching
  • Generous paid time off for vacation, sick days and holidays
  • Want to go on to become an LPN or RN? We offer tuition reimbursement!
  • The resources & career growth opportunities of one of America’s largest health care systems
  • COVID-19 safety: PPE (N95 fitted masks, gloves and face shields provided) and vaccination opportunities


Required Qualifications:

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and standard first aide
  • Two (2) years of experience as a caregiver with elderly patients
  • Six (6) months of medication administration experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Coursework/Training: completion of approved medication administration training or equivalent education/experience
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification in the State of Oregon
  • One (1) year of medication administration experience

About Providence ElderPlace:

Providence ElderPlace is part of an innovative program known as PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly), a comprehensive care model that offers health, housing, social services and care coordination solutions to elderly adults and peace of mind to their families. We are dedicated to providing dignified care to seniors in a compassionate environment built on principles of responsive service, top-quality healthcare and trust.

Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 291825