Job Description

Job Title: Home Health Aide (New Castle and surrounding areas)
Job ID: 666373
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Jam Hospice HHA
Location: 3124 Wilmington Road, New Castle PA 16105

Description

Are you a Home Health Aide with a passion for caring for patients in the comfort of their own homes? We have an exciting opportunity for you! Through improvements in technology and advances in medicine, patients are now leaving the hospital sooner and continuing their care at home. Our team of home health professionals at UPMC live and work in the communities they serve and provide specialized care to patients of all ages. Our areas of care include pediatrics, cardiopulmonary, ortho/rehab, ob/gyn, wound care, bariatrics, diabetes, oncology, behavioral health, and more!
 
Family Hospice & Palliative Care OP is seeking a Full-Time Home Health Aide who will provide designated care under the direction of the primary service provider in the home in order to achieve identified goals. The ideal candidate will function as an extension of skilled nursing services and/or rehabilitation services in the home and possess strong communication skills to ensure quality care. 
 
If this sounds like an opportunity that meets your interests, we invite you to learn more and apply today!


Responsibilities:
  • Attends compliance training and adheres to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Communicate appropriately with the interdisciplinary home care team in a timely manner, reporting any changes in patient's condition to appropriate professional staff.
  • 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.
  • Maintains and completes documentation accurately and promptly while in the patient�s home and within the agency and regulatory standards.
  • Participate in all required agency meetings.
  • 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.
  • Proven ability to facilitate change.
  • Provide safe and direct personal care to patients in the home setting under direct supervision of appropriate professional.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED - Required
  • Must have successfully completed a training and competency evaluation program as specified in 484.80 (Home Health) and/or 418.76 (Hospice) as applicable: Condition of participation: Home Health aide services.
  • One (1) year experience - Preferred;
  • Active employment within the past 24 months as a Certified Nurse Aide in good standing.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    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
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Driver's License
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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

Salary Range: $11.96 to $17.82

Union Position: No

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