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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 (New Kensington, Blawnox and Surrounding Areas)

  • Job ID: 733562138
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Home Healthcare
  • Department: Home Hlth Aide Nrth PodC
  • Location: 300 Northepoint Circle, Seven Fields PA 16046
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.04 to $25.14 / hour

Description

UPMC Home Health is hiring a Home Care Aide to join its team, supporting the New Kensington, Blawnox and surrounding areas!

This is a Full-Time daylight position, Monday through Friday!

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Home Health has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our patients and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make a true impact in your community where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.

Home health nursing can provide you with an impactful career that also provides opportunities for advancement, access to the most modern equipment and technology, and excellent benefits. Our home health nurses love the flexible daylight hours, one-on-one patient care, independence, focus on patient education, and having the ability to be true patient advocates.



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 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 the direct supervision of appropriate professionals.

 

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, 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 with renewal
  • 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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