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On-Call Home Health Aide

Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
4 Sep 2022
Unique Employment Opportunity at Community LIFE! Looking for a 2nd job or to make some extra income??

On-Call Community Care Aide (Home Health Aide)

Locations: Wilkinsburg/Homestead; McKeesport/Mon Valley (Rostraver Twp.; Tarentum/Loga Somerset/Bedford

Schedule: Part-Time or Casual

Hours Needed: Weekdays: Monday-Friday, 4-9 pm;

Weekends: Saturday & Sunday, 6 am-1:30 pm or 1:30 pm-9 pm.

Summary of Job Duties: The On-Call Community Care Aide (Home Health Aide) is responsible for providing care and support to frail elders by promoting health and independence. The Community Care Aide is responsible for helping participants with their activities of daily living (ADLs) and performing personal care services at the senior s place of residence. The selected candidate must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe personal care. Must be comfortable working independently and be able to quickly respond to changing circumstances. The position is an on-call position that requires the selected candidate to be able to respond to calls and be available to cover care during the on-call time frame for designated partner centers. This position requires weekend and evening care.

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Required Licensure: Valid PA Driver s License

Required Experience: One or more years of verifiable experience working with the frail/elderly population is required. Experience as a personal care aide, CNA, home health aide or nursing assistant is desirable. Experience working in home care and demonstrated ability to build meaningful relationships with patients and caregivers in a healthcare or community setting.

Required Skills:

  • Discretion, tact, patience, and good judgment.
  • Empathetic and compassionate attitude in caring for the elderly.
  • Ability to understand and carry out non-technical verbal and written directions, record messages, and keep records.
  • Ability to get along well with others and gain the cooperation of the participants.
  • Physical and emotional ability to carry out assigned tasks.
  • Routine work involving the personal care and program activities of participants.

About us: Community LIFE is a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly, committed to empowering older adults to remain at home while preserving their dignity, independence and quality of life. Our program brings the region s experts in geriatric medicine and care together to work as a team in specialized Day Centers, to help older adults enjoy the highest quality of life possible. Our professionals are committed to keeping older adults independent, and in their homes. Our wide range of services are designed to meet the varied needs of seniors, and include medical care, social services, meals, activities, transportation and much more.

Covid Vaccine Statement:

Community LIFE continues to comply with CMS mandated COVID-19 vaccination requirements for our staff. Community LIFE strongly supports vaccination and encourages everyone who can get vaccinated to do so to protect themselves, their co-workers, and our patients. All staff must be in compliance with the CMS COVID-19 mandates. Medical or Religious exemptions may be available to those who qualify.



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Details

  • Job Reference: 704231619-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Community LIFE
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent