This position is under the guidance and
direct supervision of the PACE Supervisor. The Personal Care
Attendant I provides support to participants across all platforms
of delivery of care. Ability to assist in the coordination,
preparation of all food services, support and assist center
activities, coordinate the delivery of quality activity
program/activities for all participants. Ensure that the
recreational, physical, intellectual, spiritual, and ensures social
needs of each patient is met. Accompany/assist PACE participants to
and from outside specialty appointments.
1. Assist in the coordination of all food
services including breakfast and lunch preparations, home meals,
center snacks, and special events.
2. Assist with the day floor set-up,
participant feeding, preparation of meal plates and snacks, serving
of meals and cleaning as needed.
3. Assist in taking breakfast and lunch
temperatures when the food arrives, checks and records temperature
of food before serving. Informs dietitian of any issues.
4. Review, prepare, and update special diet
lists and present trays as instructed; will use discretion to
protect participant privacy as much as possible.
5. During meal service, utilizes posted
diet lists or diet log, to ensure that modified diets and adaptive
feeding equipment is provided correctly.
6. Help maintain records of meals served,
participant lists, nutrition records, and other required reporting.
Assist with tallies of all meals served.
7. Ensure proper safety techniques in food
handling and serving.
8. Monitor kitchen supplies (plates, cups,
creamer, napkins, and silverware), ensure they are full;
replenish/replace and inform their supervisor about order
9. Maintain cleanliness and order in the
kitchen and food supply areas. Ensures cleanliness of refrigerators
and freezers. Completes weekly cleaning log.
10. Collaborate and assist Activities
Coordinators by leading, conducting or supporting participation in
activities in person, video or telephonically. Assists with daily
tracking of the participants participation in center activities,
events, and outings.
11. Assist with the maintenance, inventory,
and management of activity equipment and supplies.
12. Provide timely feedback to direct
Supervisor, PACE Care Center Supervisor or Center Manager regarding
participant satisfaction, change in behavior and participation.
13. Escort participants to and from
activities at the center, outside specialty appointments if
14. Assist participants with transfers and
personal care while at the outside appointment.
15. Provide all documents (I.e.
Communication form, prescriptions) and orders to appropriate
personnel at the center.
16. Provide assistance with other
departments at the center as directed by direct Supervisor.
17. Attend meeting and training routinely
and as needed.
18. Perform all other related duties as
1. High school diploma or equivalent,
2. California Food Handler Certificate of
Achievement upon employment preferred, must attain within 30 days
3. Minimum of 1-year experience working
with the frail elderly (Geriatric) and disabled population,
4. Current BLS certification, required.