Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

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Student Experience
2829 University Ave SE Suite #110
Minneapolis, MN
Posted: March 29 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid

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Description

Our Company:

Since 1987, Student Experience has specialized in providing Personal Care services to clients with physical and behavioral needs in the Twin Cities and Duluth areas. We hire college students pursuing health, education and helping careers to provide a successful environment for students to learn and clients to receive exceptional care.

Position:

Personal Care Assistants (PCA) work with young children and adolescents with physical or behavioral needs. Each experience is as unique as the client with whom you are placed and it is a great chance to gain hands on experience in a one-on one environment. Positions are usually flexible enough to work around your class schedule.

Examples of career-related experience per area of study:
- Physical Therapy: Participate in ADLs, ROM and social interaction
- Occupational Therapy: Participate in ADLs, ROM, social interaction and sensory issues
- Pre-med/Nursing: Education about the medical diagnosis and "patient" interaction
- Psychology/Social Work: Social/community integration and exposure to a family unit with a child that has a disability or an elderly person in need of daily living assistance.

Responsibilities

Personal Care Assistants (PCA) work with young children and adolescents with physical or behavioral needs. Each experience is as unique as the client with whom you are placed and it is a great chance to gain hands on experience in a one-on one environment. Positions are usually flexible enough to work around your class schedule.

All majors welcome to apply. We generally work with students involved in the helping professions such as health care, education, psychology, sociology, etc. Time commitment: at least 12-15 hours per week and a minimum commitment of two semesters.

Requirements

First Year - Senior

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