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Home Care Aide, Casual (Somerset)

  • Job ID: 502183089
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Family Hospice & Palliative Care OP
  • Department: Hospice Home Health Aide
  • Location: 1474 N Center Ave, Somerset PA 15501
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.42 to $21.68 / hour

Description

Summary:

UPMC Family Hospice & Palliative Care/Home Health is hiring two casual Home Care Aide for the Somerset area. 

Responsibilities:

  • Communicates appropriately with the interdisciplinary home care team in a timely manner, reporting any changes in patient?s condition to appropriate professional staff.
  • Attends compliance training and adheres to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Provides safe and direct personal care to patients in the home setting under direct supervision of appropriate professional.
  • Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of the organization towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
  • Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Proven ability to facilitate change.
  • Maintains and completes documentation accurately and promptly while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards.
  • Participates in all required agency meetings.
  • Must maintain annual competency evaluation scores as determined by regulatory requirements
  • Attends compliance training and adheres to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Proven ability to facilitate change.
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of the organization towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization.
  • Participates in all required agency meetings.
  • Communicates appropriately with the interdisciplinary home care team in a timely manner, reporting any changes in patient?s condition to appropriate professional staff.
  • Maintains and completes documentation accurately and promptly while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards.
  • Provides safe and direct personal care to patients in the home setting under direct supervision of appropriate professional.

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED - Required
  • One (1) year experience - Preferred Certified Nurse Aide  Preferred
  • Minimum of 75 hours of Nurse Aide training Required. If no previous nurse aide training, applicant may attend UPMC Home Healthcare Nurse Aide Training Course as available upon hire.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
 

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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