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Home Care Aide (Lycoming County/Williamsport area)

  • Job ID: 451838842
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Susquehanna Home Care & Hospice
  • Department: Hsp Susq Aide
  • Location: 1001 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $22.46 / hour

Description

UPMC is hiring a day shift Home Care Aide for Lycoming County, as well as a 50-mile radius from Williamsport.  This position requires a weekend and holiday rotation.  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:

  • Communicates appropriately with the interdisciplinary home care team in a timely manner, reporting any changes in patient's condition to appropriate professional staff.
  • Attends compliance training and adheres to the organization's standards of conduct, policies, and procedures.
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.
  • Provides safe and direct personal care to patients in the home setting under the direct supervision of appropriate professionals.
  • 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.
  • Identifies, develops, and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of services we provide.
  • Proven ability to facilitate change.
  • Maintains and completes documentation accurately and promptly while in the patient's home and within the agency and regulatory standards.
  • Participates in all required agency meetings.

 

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:
Preferred: Nurse Aide Registry in good standing either in the state where the facility is located or in a state covered by a licensure compact agreement with the state where the facility is located. Required: CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

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