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Communication Facilitator

  • Job ID: 534971297
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Flex
  • Hours: various
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 51654 UPP16 ENT Audiology
  • Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.88 to $24.90 / hour

Description

Purpose:
Communication Facilitator works in a UPMC Senior Communities Assisted Living Facility for the HearCARE quality improvement project.  Travel is required to various facilities. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct resident care with regards to communication. i.e. daily management and maintenance of hearing aids and personal listening devices, etc.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Will act in a professional and respectful manner with facility staff, residents, and their families.
  • The Communication Facilitator will integrate with facility staff including but not limited to the administrator and activities staff and will also interact and communicate with the HearCARE audiologist. Must have interest in working closely with geriatric population and family members
  • Suggest, design and implement facility-wide solutions for better communication among residents and staff, in consultation with audiologist
  • Log and document time and activities completed with at work and as directed for quality improvement project

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required
  • Associate degree or Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • No specific experience required 
  • Prior health care experience preferred or enrolled in medical field of study preferred 
  • Prior experience with geriatric population preferred 


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

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