Job Description

Job Title: CNA/Van Driver - 1.0/1st (Haven Skilled)
Job ID: 666078
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7AM-3:30PM
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven
Department: HAVEN SKILLED REH & NUR
Location: 24 Cree Drive, Lockhaven PA 17745

Description

To provide transportation for the Long Term Care residents to and from scheduled activities and appointments. Follows protocol to ensure the safety of volunteers and residents. Performs nursing care duties during transportation and downtime.

Responsibilities:
  • Actively practice behaviors associated with SH Service Excellence expectations. Smile at and greet everyone enthusiastically, treat everyone with respect, dignity and C.A.R.E. Be an ambassador for UPMC Susquehanna. Provide the best C.A.R.E. for our patients no matter what.
  • Assists in loading and unloading residents and guests making sure all passengers have safety belts fastened and all wheelchairs are locked in place.
  • Assume responsibility for personal development and education
  • Between trips and downtime perform Nurse Aide duties. Nurse Aide duties are required when transporting residents to and from their destinations. These duties include bathing the resident, oral care, hair care, shaving, nail care, dress and undress residents, toileting and ambulation of residents.
  • Cleans the inside of the van and keeps it free of debris. Cleans the outside of the van to ensure clear vision through the windows.
  • Consults with the nurse to obtain pertinent resident information for the transport including medications and/or meals/snacks as needed.
  • Distributes meal trays to residents, provides assistance with meal tray set-up, feeds residents who need total care, and assists and encourages those who need minimal assistance. Distributes water and nourishments as required, records intake and output.
  • Incorporate leading/evidence-based practice in quality/safety into every day work. Commit to high quality, safe work; encourage others to have similar standards. Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient practices, unsafe conditions, errors or adverse events. Avoid shortcuts to ensure quality and safety measures are not circumvented. Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. Speak up with other service partners to ensure high quality and safety. Report serious events/incidents per policy
  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures.
  • Maintains proper use of gait belts and mechanical lifts.
  • Monitors vital signs, heights and weights and records. Reports to charge nurse any observations pertaining to each resident's condition. Assists with admission, discharge and post-mortem care.
  • Performs daily transports as scheduled. Check the following before starting each daily trip: gas, oil, tires, lights, emergency equipment (fire extinguisher's, flares and reflectors, first aid kit). Records correct information on trip record and reports any maintenance problems to the supervisor. Turns in all completed logs at the end of the month to the administration office.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Certified Nursing Assistant required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Driver's License
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Consistent with 42 CFR 483.75(e)(2), nursing home administrations may employ a non-registered individual as a nurse aide for up to 120 days while the individual works to achieve registration in PA either through the nurse aide training and testing program, or by way of reciprocity from another state.


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

Salary Range: $13 to $19.40

Union Position: No

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