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Location : Los Angeles, CA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : Per Diem Project
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : High school or equivalent
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

The Patient Care Attendant (PCA)  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.



  • Assist in the coordination of all food services including breakfast and lunch preparations, home meals, center snacks, and special events.

  • Assist with the day floor set-up, participant feeding, preparation of meal plates and snacks, serving of meals and cleaning as needed.

  • Assist in taking breakfast and lunch temperatures when the food arrives, checks and records temperature of food before serving. Informs dietitian of any issues.

  • Review, prepare, and update special diet lists and present trays as instructed; will use discretion to protect participant privacy as much as possible.

  • During meal service, utilizes posted diet lists or diet log, to ensure that modified diets and adaptive feeding equipment is provided correctly.

  • Help maintain records of meals served, participant lists, nutrition records, and other required reporting. Assist with tallies of all meals served.

  • Ensure proper safety techniques in food handling and serving.

  • Monitor kitchen supplies (plates, cups, creamer, napkins, and silverware), ensure they are full; replenish/replace and inform their supervisor about order placement.

  • Maintain cleanliness and order in the kitchen and food supply areas. Ensures cleanliness of refrigerators and freezers. Completes weekly cleaning log.

  • Collaborate and assist Activities Coordinators by leading, conducting or supporting participation in activities in person, video or telephonically. Assists with daily tracking of the participant’s participation in center activities, events, and outings.

  • Assist with the maintenance, inventory, and management of activity equipment and supplies.

  • Escort participants to and from activities at the center, outside specialty appointments if needed.


Required Qualifications :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Active CA CNA License 

  • Minimum of 1-year experience working with the frail elderly (Geriatric) and disabled population, preferred.

  • Current BLS certification, required.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish/Cantonese/Mandarin, preferred.

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