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 Administrator, the Administrative Assistant will provide a wide range of support to the Center Administrator and Operations Manager to support the organization and functions of the Adult Day Health Center (ADHC) at our North Shore location. Responsible for coordinating and scheduling meetings, preparing materials, prepares correspondence and reports, memos/letters, general office management and other administrative duties. 1-3 years experience in an administrative support roll, Associates Degree or equivalent strongly preferred.
The Dietary Aide will assist the dietitian and the cook with the coordination and serving of nutritious and therapeutic meals and snacks for the elderly participants of LIFE Pittsburgh’s McKee’s Rocks Adult Day Health Center. Ensures all meals served conform to prescribed diet orders and meet the standards for quality and safety. Experience in a healthcare dietary department preferred. Candidate will possess specific knowledge of therapeutic diets including portion size, knowledge of infection control standards and practices and the ability to follow through with direction given by the Dietitian. High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum 1 year experience in a health care setting or food service operation. Monday-Friday daylight position.
Under the direction of the Center Administrator, the Rehab Aide is responsible for providing or assisting participants with direct and indirect restorative or rehabilitative care needs under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist, including functional and instrumental activities of daily living and therapeutic activities as determined by the interdisciplinary team and the individual care plan. Under the direction of the Rehabilitation Coordinator, performs restorative care services for participants at their place of residence and/or Adult Day Health Center. Maintains participant rights, privacy, and confidentiality. Assist in general equipment/ inventory maintenance, DME management; assist in scheduling of rehabilitation / restorative / home assessment appointments. Assist in execution of restorative and/or rehabilitation programs under the direction of Occupational / Physical Therapist. A minimum of 1 year experience as a Restorative / Rehabilitation Aide is required, Experienced in working with the frail elderly / geriatric population.
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.
Manager of Outreach and Enrollment
Will be responsible for all function related to both Marketing/Outreach activities as well as the assessment and enrollment process for the organization. Candidate must possess the ability to conduct comprehensive evaluation of current marketing/outreach activities, identifying and analyzing trends and developing/implementing strategic initiatives to increase not only the visibility in the community, but ultimately enrollment in LIFE Pittsburgh’s programs and services. In addition, will be responsible for managing the initial assessment process, eligibility determinations and enrollment into the LIFE Pittsburgh program. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in related field (Masters preferred), 3-5 years progressive experience with outreach and enrollment with the elderly population, 1-3 years management experience and working knowledge of community based or aging programs/services.
Will schedule appointments for the Participants of LIFE Pittsburgh, including scheduling transportation, obtaining appropriate documentation to send to the appointment ensuring appointment occurs. Candidate must have good organization skills, customer service skills, attention to detail and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. HS Diploma and 1-2 yrs. experience in patient scheduling experience required.
The Recreation Assistant will assist 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. 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.
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.
Personal Care Assistant $1,000 Sign On Bonus
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 $1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS
Performs reception and clerical duties at our McKees Rocks location, that include high telephone call volume; opens, dates and separates mail; and greets and directs participants, visitors, and/or vendors to the appropriate departments. Ensures operation and organization of the reception area. Provides clerical support, as needed while demonstrating and reflecting a commitment to the mission and core values of LIFE Pittsburgh to assist the elderly in maintaining their dignity and independence in the community. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to maintain composure in a high-volume, multi-focused work environment, knowledge of multiple computer software applications, (ie. MS Office) operate standard office machines and equipment such as multi-line telephone calculator, fax, and copier. 1-3 year experience in a fast paced, multi-tasking administrative role required.
LIFE Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
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