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Nurse Aide/Van Driver - Part Time - The Green Home

  • Job ID: 606732398
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna The Green Hom
  • Department: Nursing Services
  • Location: 37 Central Avenue, Wellsboro PA 16901
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $22.46 / hour

Description

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities 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 at our senior living facilities, 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.

The Green Home has a unique opportunity for a CNA to function as a Van Driver for the facility in a part time, 20 hour per week, capacity.  The hours will vary depending on the transport schedule and needs.  This position will not routinely work weekends, but will be required to provide transportation as needed.

The Nurse Aide/Van Driver provides transportation for the Long Term Care residents to and from scheduled activities and appointments. Follow protocol to ensure the safety of volunteers and residents. Performs nursing care duties during transportation and downtime.

Responsibilities:

  • Incorporate leading/evidence-based practice in quality/safety into every day work.
  • Commit to high quality, safe work; encourage others to have similar standards.
  • Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient practices, unsafe conditions, errors or adverse events.
  • Avoid shortcuts to ensure quality and safety measures are not circumvented. Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. Speak up with other service partners to ensure high quality and safety. Report serious events/incidents per policy
  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures.
  • Between trips and downtime perform Nurse Aide duties. Nurse Aide duties are required when transporting residents to and from their destinations. These duties include bathing the resident, oral care, hair care, shaving, nail care, dress and undress residents, toileting and ambulation of residents.
  • Monitors vital signs, heights and weights and records. Reports to charge nurse any observations pertaining to each resident's condition. Assists with admission, discharge and post-mortem care.
  • Cleans the inside of the van and keeps it free of debris. Cleans the outside of the van to ensure clear vision through the windows.
  • Assists in loading and unloading residents and guests making sure all passengers have safety belts fastened and all wheelchairs are locked in place.
  • Performs daily transports as scheduled. Check the following before starting each daily trip: gas, oil, tires, lights, emergency equipment (fire extinguisher's, flares and reflectors, first aid kit). Records correct information on trip record and reports any maintenance problems to the supervisor. Turns in all completed logs at the end of the month to the administration office.
  • Maintains proper use of gait belts and mechanical lifts.
  • Distributes meal trays to residents, provides assistance with meal tray set-up, feeds residents who need total care, and assists and encourages those who need minimal assistance. Distributes water and nourishments as required, records intake and output.
  • Consults with the nurse to obtain pertinent resident information for the transport including medications and/or meals/snacks as needed.

 

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required moving forward from 4/17/2018. Certified Nursing Assistant required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Consistent with 42 CFR 483.75(e)(2), nursing home administrations may employ a non-registeredindividual as a nurse aide for up to 120 days while the individual works to achieve registration in PA either through the nurse aide training and testing program, or by way of reciprocity from another state.
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Driver's License
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • OAPSA with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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