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UPMC complies with all governmental requirements related to local, state, and federal COVID-19 vaccination for employment. The Jan. 13 Supreme Court of the United States decision that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate will move forward requires UPMC to ensure employees either get vaccinated or receive a requested medical or religious exemption.

If you are not yet vaccinated, we urge you to get a vaccine now. You can schedule your COVID-19 vaccination through UPMC or visit a non-UPMC provider or UPMC Urgent Care location.

Proof of vaccination is not required upon hire; however, employees will be responsible for ensuring post-hire compliance by getting vaccinated or requesting a medical or religious exemption.

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Home Care Aide

  • Job ID: 606929841
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice
  • Department: Hsp Susq Aide
  • Location: 1001 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.76 to $23.58 / hour

Description

UPMC is hiring a Casual Home Health Home Care Aide for Lycoming and surrounding counties.  This is a casual position Daylight 8:00 am - 4:30 pm and requires weekend and holiday obligations.  Travel is reimbursed at the Federal mileage reimbursement rate.  

Purpose:
Provide designated care under the direction of the primary service provider in the home in order to achieve identified goals. Function as an extension of skilled nursing services and/or rehabilitation services in the home.

Responsibilities:

  • Must maintain annual competency evaluation scores as determined by regulatory requirements
  • Attends compliance training and adheres to the organization's 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 the patient's condition to the 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 the direct supervision of appropriate professionals.

 

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED - Required

One (1) year experience - Preferred Certified Nurse Aide is Preferred

A minimum of 75 hours of Nurse Aide training is Required.

If no previous nurse aide training, the 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

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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