Job Description

Job Title: Home Health Aide, Hospice (North Hills)
Job ID: 720789
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Hsp West Aide Visiting
Location: 103 Yost Blvd., Pittsburgh PA 15221

Description

Do you have a passion for caring for patients in the comfort of their own homes?  Are you looking to gain valuable experience in Home Health? We have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking a Full-Time Home Health Aide who will provide designated care under the direction of the primary service provider in the home.
 
At UPMC, our Home Health Aides are skilled providers who always have the best interest of their patients in mind. They change lives by helping others reach their greatest potential for functioning independently in their home, community, and through the continuum of care. At Family Hospice & Palliative Care OP, we extend this commitment into various settings within our communities, bringing specialized services and excellent care to patients in the comfort of their own homes.
 
The ideal candidate will be able to function as an extension of skilled nursing services and/or rehabilitation services, exercise strong communication skills, and adhere to the organization standards. 
 
If this sounds like an opportunity that meets your interests, we invite you to learn more and apply today!


Responsibilities:
  • Communicate appropriately with the interdisciplinary home care team in a timely manner, reporting any changes in patient's condition to appropriate professional staff.
  • Fulfill agency responsibilities by completing all required forms accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Identify, develop and participate in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Participate in all required agency meetings.
  • Provide safe and direct personal care to patients in the home setting under direct supervision of appropriate professional by performing a variety of assignments as defined in the Home Care Aide Competency Evaluation Program.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Nursing Assistant Program that meets requirements of 484.36 (b) or (e).
  • 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Must have successfully completed a state established or other training program that meets the requirement of 484.36(a) and a competency evaluation program or state licensure program that meets the requirements of 484.36 (b) or (e) or a competency evaluation program or state licensure program that meets the requirements of 484.36 (a) or (b)of CMS Conditions of Participation.

    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
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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

Salary Range: $12.59 to $19.16

Union Position: No

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