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Home Health Aide (HHA)/Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in Bellingham

Company: Right at Home-Mt. Vernon
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Right at Home-Mt. Vernon -
We believe that our Home Health Aides (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistants (PCA) are the heart of our business. Without you, we couldn't build meaningful relationships with our clients, put a smile on their faces,s or be the highlight of their day. -

If you're as passionate as we are about helping people living at home stay healthy and comfortable, we want you to feel Right at Home, too. Apply for a job position at our company!
Pay and Benefits:
In taking this position, you would receive:

Competitive pay $18.00 - $20.00 an hour

Pay may vary by location, level of training, and type of shift -

Flexible schedules (Shifts can be arranged to fit your schedule)
Medical benefits, including vision and dental (must meet requirements to be eligible)
401 (k) retirement plan
Daily pay
Mobile clock in/out
Work close to home (Serve seniors in your own community)
Ongoing PAID training and development

A "library" of senior care reference materials and resources in the office and online

Your local office may offer you a variety of initial and ongoing career training opportunities to help you grow your skills. This could include but not limited to: -

On-the-job training for unique client situations
Paid travel time in between clients and paid mileage -
Extremely positive work environment -
Access to leadership -
Recognition, celebrations, and great team interactions! -
Monthly contests
Ongoing PAID training and development

Federal and State Legislated Benefits

Employer paid Federal unemployment tax (FUTA)
Employer's contribution to Paid Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
Employer's contribution to WA Unemployment Tax
Paid Sick Leave (we provide PTO that can be used for any reason)
Employer's share of Workers' Compensation Insurance.

Even more benefits!

Holiday Pay - Time and a half for company holidays - New Year's Eve (after 3pm), New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve (after 3pm), and Christmas Day
Paid Time off - Accumulates at the rate of 2 weeks per year prorated on a 40 hours/week basis. PTO accrual rate increases after 2 years of longevity.
Paid training (up to 3 hours per quarter as directed) - Paid at minimum wage.
Peer-to-Peer Training - Worksite training where you may be asked to shadow an established caregiver while they work their shift. Paid at minimum wage.
Reliability Reward of $1 per hour worked, subject to conditions.
Retirement plan with a contribution match of up to 3% of the employee's total income. Eligible at the beginning of the calendar year following the initial date of employment.
Paid travel time at the rate of Minimum Wage in between shifts that occur on the same day.
Mileage reimbursement when using your personal vehicle while on shift with a client. Paid at $0.625/mile.
Travel Allowance - available when asked to travel outside of your standard work area (30 minutes/miles from your home).
Client referral bonuses - Refer a client to use Right at Home's services and receive a bonus of up to $400. $200 to be paid out after the client has used 40 hours of service. $200 additional to be paid out when they have used 120 hours of service.
Care Associate referral bonuses - Refer a Care Associate to work with Right at Home and receive a bonus of up to $200. $100 to be paid after completion of the first shift. $100 additional to be paid after completion of 90 days of employment.
The confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offered by PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center provides short-term counseling and referrals for employees and their family members.
Earn While You Learn Program - we'll cover the costs of your skills upgrade if you work a qualifying amount of hours. If you are interested in becoming a Certified Caregiver.
Short Order Shifts (SOS) - Earn an additional $1/hour when you accept a shift with less than 24 business hours' notice.
On-Call Caregiver - Pick up an on-call shift and get paid for keeping your phone on you and being ready to deploy to callouts and last-minute shifts that come up.
Paid at a rate of $45/24-hour period (prorated).
Recognition programs.

What you will do:

  • Assist with bathing/feeding/toileting
  • Ambulation/transfers
  • -Protective Supervision
  • Medication Reminders -
  • Light housekeeping activities
  • Prepare meals and snacks according to instructions
  • Accompany patients on errands or medical appointments.

    Must haves:

    Six months experience as a Home Health Aide (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in health care (in homes or facilities)
    Successful completion of a State approved Nurse Aide or Home Health Aide (HHA) and/or Personal Care Assistant (PCA) course
    Meets the requirements for employees providing direct patient care
    Read, write, speak, and understand English as needed for the job
    Have a valid driver's license and use an insured automobile for work or access to adequate transportation
    Morning and weekend availability

    Why Right at Home? -
    We truly believe that where you work matters, and as a company that believes in improving the lives of those we serve, we think we know a thing or two about what makes our employees happy. -
    Here is what our employees say about us: -
    "They go above and beyond the call of duty." Lynne Sweatt
    "They have given me the work that I expected as I expected it." David Perez Martin
    Each Right at Home office and business is independently owned and operated under a franchise agreement with Right at Home, LLC. Right at Home, LLC is not the employer or joint employer of the employees of any of its franchised offices. For comments, questions or to learn more about Right at Home, please visit

Keywords: Right at Home-Mt. Vernon, Bellingham , Home Health Aide (HHA)/Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in Bellingham, Healthcare , Bellingham, Washington

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