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Hospice Home Care Aide (Erie)

  • Job ID: 399583084
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Great Lakes Home Health & Hospice
  • Department: Erie HOS Visit Service
  • Location: 1700 Peach St, Erie PA 16501
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.80 to $20.56 / hour

Description

UPMC Home Health and Hospice in Erie is hiring for a Full Time Home Care Aide!

This is a Full Time position Monday-Friday 8A-430P. This position requires Rotating Weekends and Holidays.

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make a true impact in your community where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.

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) - Required
  • One (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

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  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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