Job Description

Job Title: Adult Day Services Program Assistant
Job ID: 70271030
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Home Nursing Agency
Department: Adult Day Services
Location: 118 Ebony Road, Ebensburg PA 15931

Description

This is a casual (as needed) position for the Adult Day Services department to help cover when staff is sick, scheduled off, or on vacation.


Are you a compassionate caregiver looking to make a difference with your career? If so, you might be a great fit on our team! 


Assist in the coordination and implementation of daily activities program for members in the Adult Day Services Program. This will be done in a manner consistent with efficiency, cost effectives and regulatory compliance.

Purpose:

Assist in the coordination and implementation of daily activities program for members in the Adult Day Services Program. This will be done in a manner consistent with efficiency, cost effectives and regulatory compliance.

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate support of Agency mission and philosophy in delivery of services.
  • Assist with implementing a marketing plan that targets referral sources, and develops positive relationships.
  • Perform specific direct care procedure after successfully obtaining competency.
  • Responsible for documenting required information in member's record including attendance and participation.
  • Assist with performance and quality improvement measures. Meet or exceed threshold regarding established quality indicators.
  • Responsible for actively seeking out resources to assist with the development of the activities calendar in order to provide meaningful activities for the members.
  • Responsible for administer medications to members as ordered by physician after successfully completing medication administration certification program.
  • Conduct daily monitoring of the food program for compliance with Pennsylvania Department of Education guidelines.
  • Participate in Agency committees as requested.
  • Participate in required educational programs, staff meetings, training sessions, quality assurance program and quality improvement activities.
  • Promote personal and co-worker safety during work duties.
  • Assist with the coordination of care to facilitate admission into Adult Day setting. 
  • Establish relationship with member/family/caregiver. 
  • Work diligently to meet and exceed the initial needs/expectations of referred member/family.
  • Take and record pulse, temperature, blood pressure and weight.
  • Assist with customer relations and member satisfaction.  
  • Value members and their family's by making serving them a top priority. 
  • Communicate with referral sources in a courteous and timely manner.
  • Initiate activities to resolve customer complaints. 
  • Report and document customer complaints.
  • Establish and maintain customer relationship focus with all internal and external customers.
  • Assist in the development, coordination and implementation of activities for Adult Day Services members in accordance with regulatory guidelines. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of activities for socialization of members. 
  • Assist in the development of special needs activities for target groups and provide necessary assistance during activities. 
  • Assist in the development of monthly activities calendar and participate in monthly activities reporting. 
  • Arrange for materials required for specific activities.
  • Assist with special needs of members during activities.
  • Assist with the development of clinical conferences and progress notes. Insure care plan is developed to meet the needs of the individual members.
  • Provide breakfast, lunch, and snacks prepared for the special nutritional needs of the members.
  • Assist members in activities of daily living. 
  • Assist with walking and transferring. 
  • Assist with toileting, changing and feeding of members, as needed.
  • Maintain and protect member and Agency confidentiality.
  • Responsible for overseeing the coordination of transportation for members.
  • Endeavor to achieve and maintain quality and customer satisfaction in the delivery of services to internal and external customers.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • Minimum of one year related work experience preferred.  
  • Competency in computer skills in Window based environment. 
  • Demonstrates ability to perform computer skills in specialized computer application(s) as needed.  
  • CPR and First Aid certification required within one year of employment.
  • Access to transportation in the Agency service area with valid Pennsylvania driver's license and auto liability insurance.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
HM/HHA or CNA certification preferredCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • First Aid Certification
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $12.18 to $18.51 / hour

    Union Position: No

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