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Home Care Aide

  • Job ID: 21000414
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Home Healthcare of Central PA
  • Department: HBG HH Home Health Aide
  • Location: 805 Sir Thomas Court, Harrisburg PA 17109
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.76 to $23.58 / hour

Description

UPMC is hiring a casual Home Health Aide.  

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.

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
  • Required: successfully completed a training and competency evaluation program as specified in Home Health and/or Hospice as applicable:  Condition of participation: Home Health aide services.
  • One (1) year experience - Preferred; 
  • Certified Nurse Aide – Preferred
  • Must maintain annual competency evaluation scores as determined by regulatory requirements.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

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