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Home Health Aide

  • Job ID: 514053533
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: Home Nursing Agency
  • Department: Ped Home Connection HHA
  • Location: 20 Sheraton Drive, Altoona PA 16603
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.80 to $20.56 / hour

Description

UPMC is hiring a full-time Home Health Aide for the pediatric homecare department.  Travel is reimbursed at the federal mileage reimbursement rate.

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
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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