The PCA Choice option offers you greater control and choice. By choosing this option, you the consumer are acting as the employer of your direct support workers. That is referred to as "participant employer." For more information, please see Participant Employer Option. You are responsible for the finding, hiring, training, scheduling and firing of your staff. You are also responsible for finding your own back up staff and developing your own care plan. You must pick a PCA Choice provider agency by the date listed on your service agreement letter.