Be part of a unique team that provides care so that seniors can live in their own homes
LIFE Pittsburgh, a growing nonprofit organization with approximately 400 employees, is a community based alternative to nursing home care and assisted living. Through the LIFE Pittsburgh program, frail older adults can remain in their own home and receive a coordinated plan of care that enables them to maintain their independence and enjoy a safe and active life in the community. Our health teams of geriatric doctors, nurses, social workers, rehabilitation specialists and other health care professionals assess our Participants' needs and desires, plan and approve services with them and their family or caregiver, monitor for changes and provide timely interventions. Primary care and community services are provided through our Day Health Centers and through our in home program according to an individual Participant's needs.
Current Job Openings
Under the direction of the Center Supervisor, the Center Aide will assist Participants with personal care and social needs while attending our Adult Day Health Center. The Center Aide will assist Participants with personal care needs, ambulation, escorting for appointments dining room service, and during recreational activities. Must have High School Diploma or GED and a minimum 1 year working with the geriatric population required.
Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Center Supervisor plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the Adult Day Health Center’s in-center tasks/operations in order to promote and ensure high quality Participant services. Responsible also for the supervision/management of the Center Aide, Dietary Aide, and any other center based staff as assigned. HS Diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of (1) year experience in a hospital, long-term care facility or community setting with a focus on understanding the care needs (transfers, toileting, feeding, etc) of the frail elderly. Prior management experience also preferred.
Responsible for providing spiritual support to LIFE Pittsburgh Participants and/or families and assisting individuals to integrate life’s events through emotional support and a focus on spirituality. Facilitates Participant attendance of religious services and/or the receiving of sacraments as appropriate. BA required (MA preferred) with appropriate pastoral certification, four or more units of CPE or equivalent certification/experience, and at least 2 years ministry experience (geriatric exp preferred).
Community Care Supervisor
Will support the allocation and delivery of personal care services of our Participants in the communities they live. Will provide and ensure that superior customer service is provided to Participants, family members, building management, etc. In collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team, will identify potential customer service issues and assist in steps to correct and resolve. Responsible for the overall management of the Community Care and Personal Care staff to include, but not limited to, interviewing/selection, orientation, training, performance management, payroll, time keeping and regulatory compliance. Experience in supervision preferred. Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse (strongly preferred).
Responsible for ensuring that the LIFE Pittsburgh’s (4) physical locations are safe, well-kept and reflect LIFE Pittsburgh’s expectations. Will perform general maintenance repairs and requests and/or will coordinate with applicable property managers to correct issues in a timely manner. Works with outside vendors on estimates and quotes of significant work/projects and coordinates and oversees work conducted. Will continually evaluate physical locations for area’s that need repaired or renovated. Actively participates on the Safety Committee to assist and ensure locations are safe for Participants and Staff. Will work within the Health Centers, with daily travel to all centers as needed. Vehicle for travel is required. Candidate must have demonstrated knowledge of basic maintenance issues/equipment (lighting, plumbing, etc) and also with minor renovations (carpet cleaning, drywall repair, painting, etc). Must have the ability to prioritize multiple projects at once and establish priorities in order to meet the needs.
Full Time On-Call RN
With responsibility of the care of our Participants 24 Hours, 7 days a week, we are currently searching for a Full Time, Exempt Registered Nurse to work on-call and will be responsible for the telephonic assessment and in person assessment as needed. Responsible for on-call phone calls and communication that occurs involving Participant care through our on-call system. Be able to utilize clinical knowledge and critical thinking to determine best course of action when receiving on-call phone calls. Ensure high quality care and communication is delivered at all times. Provide direct care to the patients. Including administering treatments and medications. Assist in development, follow and coordinate each Participant comprehensive assessment and plan of care. Generally provides triage. Notify physician, when necessary, of changes in the patients condition, weight, medication errors, medication management issues, abnormal laboratory/x-ray results and any other unusual observation. Complete all necessary documentation according to regulations and LIFE Pittsburgh’s policies/procedures. Must have Current PA RN license in good standing, minimum of one year of med/surg; home health or hospice nursing experience. Must be self-directed with excellent observational ability and effective communication skills and have the ability to provide quality written documentation in a timely manner. Also required is a valid Drivers License, access to a vehicle with current auto insurance.
Homecare Scheduling Associate
The Scheduling Associate will work in collaboration with the LIFE Pittsburgh Community Care Supervisor to ensure that clinical staffing needs are met such as scheduling, coordinating and maintaining in order to meet the needs of our Participants. The Scheduling Associate will coordinate the use of LIFE Pittsburgh Staff as well as external PRN staff to ensure consistent quality of services for both internal and external staffing needs. Will be responsible for the collection, management, and reporting of Participant scheduling information as directed by the Community Care Supervisor and Community Care Manager. Must have High School Diploma or GED, must be willing to take rotating weekend on call responsibilities, will have excellent organization skills and have great attention to detail and Experience with Microsoft Excel. 1-2 years scheduling experience required.
Housekeeper - $1,000 Sign On Bonus
Responsible for following an approved plan of care for housekeeping services for LIFE Pittsburgh Participants. Will provide a variety of cleaning functions and duties to ensure that Participants homes are well kept and safe for Participants and staff. Experience in housekeeping preferred, Valid PA Drivers License and use of a vehicle required. THIS POSITION OFFERS A $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS.
Responsible for implementation and oversight of Housekeeping services for LIFE Pittsburgh Participants. Will include monitoring standard operating procedures and protocols, assessing Participant satisfaction, working with the IDT in proper allocation of Housekeeping services and providing all management duties including scheduling, payroll, performance management of housekeeping staff. Must have previous management experience and experience in housekeeping is preferred. Valid PA drivers license and use of a vehicle required.
Licensed Practical Nurse - $5,000 Sign On Bonus
will assist with all functional nursing activities to include but not limited to medication administration, treatments, wound care and care plan preparedness. Pennsylvania LPN license and one year of experience with the geriatric population required. This position offers a $5,000 Sign-on Bonus.
Medical Services Assistant
Working directly with the medical services staff to assist doctors and nurses with patient exam and care. High School Diploma or GED, valid PA Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (preferred) or comparable certificate/experience, Valid PA Driver’s License
Minimum 1 year experience providing direct care within the Elderly/Frail Population in a healthcare facility.
Responsible for assisting our Therapeutic Recreation Specialist in the planning, organizing and implementation of activities in our Adult Day Health Center. This is a Monday through Friday, daylight position. Must have High School Diploma or equivalent, at least 1 yr of experience in a Recreation Department with the elderly or frail or minimum 2 years experience in a health care setting working with personal care within the frail or elderly population and demonstrated ability or training in recreation required.
Registered Nurse $10,000 Sign On Bonus
Under the direction of the Nursing Manager, the RN is responsible for nursing assignments of health needs and contributing to the plan of care for individuals and families enrolled in the LIFE Pittsburgh program. The Registered Nurse will promote and maintain the health of LIFE Pittsburgh participants in the community through teaching, counseling and appropriate preventive and rehabilitative services. Will be responsible for the initial implementation of nursing care plans and family nursing needs. Must have minimum of two years’ experience providing direct nursing care and oversight of Geriatric patients, valid Pennsylvania RN License, PA Drivers License with access to a vehicle and geriatric experience in a home health or community setting. This position offers a $10,000 sign-on bonus. Inquire with HR for details.
Social Worker $5,000 Sign On Bonus
Responsible for the profession’s unique psycho social perspective to the interdisciplinary evaluation, assessment, plan of care, and ongoing services that occur once LIFE Pittsburgh Participants begin the enrollment process. Interventions could include individual Participant contacts; appropriate collateral contact; Participant and family education, assessment and counseling; mobilizing resources, addressing mental health needs as they arise; ongoing care management; advocacy to ensure patient needs are addressed; and in the event, dis-enrollment education and procedures. In partnership with the Interdisciplinary Team, ensures effective, efficient, and appropriate care in order to optimize the health status and quality of life for our Participants.· The Social Worker is knowledgeable regarding social systems and institutions, individual behaviors and can skillfully apply appropriate interventions to meet the needs of LIFE Pittsburgh Participants and family members. Candidate must have Masters in Social Work (MSW), valid PA Driver’s License AND Access to a vehicle with current auto Insurance, minimum of (1) year geriatric experience in a hospital, long-term care facility or community setting. Also must have Experience working with and relating to the geriatric population and their family. This position offers a $5,000 sign on bonus.
Personal Care Assistant/CNA up to $3,000 Sign On Bonus (depending upon shift hired for)
Under the direction of the Community Care Supervisor and Community Care Manager, PCA I and PCA II (CNA) will be responsible for providing care to meet the needs of the frail elderly to promote optimal health, and maximize independence and self-care. Will be responsible for providing or assisting participants with basic nursing and personal care services including, but not limited to bathing, grooming, toileting, feeding and assistance with any other ADL’s. Performs personal care services for Participants at their place of residence, and/or the Day Health Center. This position must have a Valid PA driver’s license, with access to a vehicle and one year of experience as a Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide is required (CNA’s preferred).
THIS POSITION OFFERS A $2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS
The Van Driver at LIFE Pittsburgh is responsible for providing safe transportation for LIFE Pittsburgh Participants in a timely, competent manner per established protocols and procedures. Ensures participant safety on the vehicle including the use of safety belt restraints, wheelchair and object securement, and monitoring of safe transport behaviors. Responsible for vehicle inspections for safe operations and records. Ensures adherence to scheduled transports for safe and timely movement of participants to and from the center, to external appointments and other locations as indicated. Responsible for strong communication with interdisciplinary team and transportation department to ensure optimal safety, care and service. Valid High School Diploma Required. Must have possession of valid PA driver’s license and a clean driving record from prior two years. One year of experience transporting geriatric, frail or disabled passengers is required.
LIFE Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
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