Job Description

Job Title: Home Health Aide - Full-Time - Bedford County
Job ID: 53135644
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Home Nursing Agency
Department: Ped Home Connection SKN
Location: 20 Sheraton Drive, Altoona PA 16603

Description

This is a full-time pediatric homecare position covering Bedford County.  Mileage reimbursement is provided at a rate of 54 cents to the mile

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:
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Proven ability to facilitate change.
  • Provide safe and direct personal care to patients in the home setting under direct supervision of appropriate professional.
  • 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.
  • Participate in all required agency meetings.
  • 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.
  • Maintains and completes documentation accurately and promptly while in the patient?s home and within the agency and regulatory standards.

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

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  • Driver's License
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • OAPSA

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

    Salary Range: $12.76 to $19.01 / hour

    Union Position: No

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