The Morrissey Family Businesses
  • 11-Jul-2017 to 09-Sep-2017 (CST)
  • RAMP
  • Rockford, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full or Part Time negotiable


Personal Assistant


Summary: These positions are responsible for assisting individuals with varying disabilities with activities of daily living such as dressing, eating, bathing, toileting, cleaning, medication management, etc.  The Personal Assistant (PA) may also provide restorative care to help restore the consumer's functional capabilities in activities of daily living.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities may include:

  • Provides for personal hygiene
  • Provides for activities of daily living
  • Follows Services Plan and medical care plans
  • Administers elimination assistance including toileting, enema, catheter care, training programs and cleansing.
  • Transfers consumers to and from bed, chair, wheelchair, etc.
  • Reports all incidents to State DRS office and/or medical provider.
  • Provide for comfort needs.
  • Work efficiently as a team member in the delivery of care and assist in the orientation of new PA's.
  • Instills confidence in the consumers by maintaining a neat appearance and performing duties in a competent a caring manner.
  • Shows dependability by being punctual; maintains consistent attendance.
  • Maintains good working relationships with other PA's, the State DRS office staff, medical staff, family members and other involved organizations.
  • Performs routine housekeeping and laundry duties.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Complete an Information Data Sheet online or in the RAMP Office.
  2. Provide a valid state ID or Driver's License.
  3. Provide a social security card.
  4. Provide a $15 non-refundable fee for a criminal background check.
  5. Must successfully qualify after completion of criminal background check.
  6. Attend a PA Orientation at one of the RAMP locations.
  7. Previous personal care experience preferred
  8. Must have good interpersonal skills with proven communication skills.

Classification: Non Exempt, Hourly $13, CNA $16

Reports to: Consumer/Client

Paid by: DHS/Department of Rehabilitation, Home Services

How to Apply:

  1. Online by clicking HERE
  2. Visiting one of RAMP's four offices Call for an appointment!

202 Market St., Rockford, IL 61107; Phone: 815-968-7467

2155 W Galena Ave., Freeport, IL 61032; Phone: 815-233-1128

115 N First St., DeKalb, IL 60115; Phone: 815-756-3202

530 S State St., Belvidere, IL 61008; Phone: 815-544-8404

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