Job Description

Job Title: ADS Program Assistant
Job ID: 678739
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Home Nursing Agency
Department: Adult Day Services
Location: 118 Ebony Road, Ebensburg PA 15931

Description

Purpose:
Assist in the coordination and implementation of daily activities program for members in the Adult Day Services Program. This will be done in a manner consistent with efficiency, cost effectives and regulatory compliance.

This is a Casual position that will work on an as needed basis. 

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the development, coordination and implementation of activities for Adult Day Services members in accordance with regulatory guidelines. Assist in the development and implementation of activities for socialization of members. Assist in the development of special needs activities for target groups and provide necessary assistance during activities. Assist in the development of monthly activities calendar and participate in monthly activities reporting. Arrange for materials required for specific activities. Assist with special needs of members during activities. Assist with the development of clinical conferences and progress notes. Insure care plan is developed to meet the needs of the individual members. Provide breakfast, lunch, and snacks prepared for the special nutritional needs of the members.
  • Assist members in activities of daily living. Assist with walking and transferring. Assist with toileting, changing and feeding of members, as needed.
  • Assist with customer relations and member satisfaction. Value members and their family's by making serving them a top priority. Communicate with referral sources in a courteous and timely manner. Initiate activities to resolve customer complaints. Report and document customer complaints. Establish and maintain customer relationship focus with all internal and external customers.
  • Assist with implementing a marketing plan that targets referral sources, and develops positive relationships.
  • Assist with performance and quality improvement measures. Meet or exceed threshold regarding established quality indicators.
  • Assist with the coordination of care to facilitate admission into Adult Day setting. Establish relationship with member/family/caregiver. Work diligently to meet and exceed the initial needs/expectations of referred member/family.
  • Conduct daily monitoring of the food program for compliance with Pennsylvania Department of Education guidelines.
  • Demonstrate support of Agency mission and philosophy in delivery of services.
  • Endeavor to achieve and maintain quality and customer satisfaction in the delivery of services to internal and external customers.
  • Maintain and protect member and Agency confidentiality.
  • Participate in Agency committees as requested.
  • Participate in required educational programs, staff meetings, training sessions, quality assurance program and quality improvement activities.
  • Perform specific direct care procedure after successfully obtaining competency.
  • Promote personal and co-worker safety during work duties.
  • Responsible for actively seeking out resources to assist with the development of the activities calendar in order to provide meaningful activities for the members.
  • Responsible for administer medications to members as ordered by physician after successfully completing medication administration certification program.
  • Responsible for documenting required information in member's record including attendance and participation.
  • Responsible for overseeing the coordination of transportation for members.
  • Take and record pulse, temperature, blood pressure and weight.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Minimum of one year related work experience preferred. Competency in computer skills in Window based environment. Demonstrates ability to perform computer skills in specialized computer application(s) as needed. CPR and First Aid certification required within one year of employment. Access to transportation in the Agency service area with valid Pennsylvania drivers license and auto liability insurance.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
HM/HHA or CNA certification preferred CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 33 Child Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • First Aid Certification
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $11.34 to $17.23

Union Position: No

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