Job Description

Job Title: Hospice Home Care Aide (Erie)
Job ID: 78722589
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: GL HOS Visit Service
Location: 1700 Peach St, Erie PA 16501

Description

Are you a CNA looking to join a dedicated team of nurses and aides who work one on one with patients in the comfort of their own homes? This is the role for you! The Hospice Home Care Aide will 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:

  • Identify, develop and participate in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Fulfill agency responsibilities by completing all required forms accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Communicate appropriately with the Interdisciplinary health team in a timely manner, reporting any changes in patient's condition to appropriate professional staff.
  • Demonstrates understanding of hospice philosophy of care.
  • Under the supervision of a registered nurse, provides services to patients in home health and private duty as needed.
  • Provide safe and direct personal care to patients under direct supervision of appropriate professional by performing a variety of assignments as defined in the Home Care Aide Competency Evaluation Program.
  • Participate in all required agency meetings.
  • Provides physical and emotional support to the patient and family during the dying process.

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED - Required
  • Must have successfully completed a state-established or other training program that meets the requirements of 484.36(a) and a competency evaluation program or state licensure program that meets the requirements 484.36(b) or (e), or a competency evaluation program or state licensure program that meets the requirements of 484.36(b) or (e) - RequiredOne (1) year experience - Required
  • Completes hospice orientation addressing the needs and concerns of patients and families coping with terminal illness

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Registration with Nurse Aide Registry-Preferred
  • CPR 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
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

     

    Salary Range: $12.76 to $19.01 / hour

    Union Position: No

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