AllentownRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Allentown jobs

Home Care Coordinator Assistant - LIFE Geisinger

Company: Geisinger
Location: Albrightsville
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Home Care Coordinator Assistant - LIFE Geisinger
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: LIFE Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Home Care Team
Date Posted: 11/15/2022
Job ID: R-40914
Job SummaryProvides administrative support to the Home Care Coordinator and provides personal care, homemaker services, personal interaction and restorative care to participants in their homes to maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle in the community. The personal care assistant works independently in a safe and courteous manner, under the direction of a care plan developed by the home care coordinator and participant, to provide care needed, allowing the maximum level of independence in the home. The personal care assistant is required to go to assigned interdisciplinary team and scheduled monthly meetings and complete all required educational trainings.
Job Duties

  • Provides administrative support to the Home Care Coordinatordirect participant care including but not limited to: Personal care, nutrition and hydration, obtain vital signs, assist with ambulation and transfers of participant and active and passive range of motion, assist with prompting for medication compliance and care of participant incontinence.
  • Participates with indirect participant care responsibilities including but not limited to: Light housekeeping, assist with laundry, use supplies accurately and economically, and delivery of medication and supplies as needed.
  • May require on-call coverage for afterhours care for emergencies in home.
  • Remains attentive to participant and personal care assistant safety responsibilities including: Appropriately utilizing good body mechanics and use of gait belt, back brace for transfers and ambulation of participants.
  • Collects data for mandatory requirements and various quality improvement projects and is actively involved in action plans and implementation to improve quality for the LIFE Geisinger program.
  • Completes accurate and thorough documentation for services provided according to program policy.
  • Explains actions to participant before starting task.
  • Understands and demonstrates that all care is done with full regard to participants rights.
  • Provides orientation and redirection to participant.
  • Promotes independence in participant by offering choices and fostering self-help skills.
  • Communicates respect and caring verbally and non-verbally with participant and other staff.
  • Works cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team to provide quality of care to LIFE Geisinger participants.
    Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Position Details
    • HOURS: 8 AM to 4:30 PM
    • WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS: Rotation based to be reviewed at time of interview
    • TRAVEL: More than 50% to participants' homes**********************************************************************************************At Geisinger, the caring that we provide to our patients and members also extends to you and your family. Our competitive compensation and benefits package helps you and your loved ones stay healthy, meet your financial goals and thrive professionally and personally.
      • Benefits: Geisinger offers a comprehensive suite of healthcare benefits, including medical, prescription drug, vision, dental coverage and 401K. And with our healthcare benefits, you'll also receive care from one of the top innovative healthcare systems in the country. Our suite of benefits supports you and your family in a variety of ways, including coverage for same-sex or opposite-sex spouses, domestic partners and their children and stepchildren.
      • Paid Time Off: Our generous paid-time-off packages allow you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family. We also offer paid military and parental leave.
      • Diversity and Inclusion: We strive to create an environment where our patients, health plan members and employees can be their most authentic selves. Join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). ERGs provide opportunities for all Geisinger employees to build internal and external networks and further develop professionally. ERGs are formed around common identities but are open to all employees.
      • Tuition Assistance: Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement: -We offer tuition reimbursement towards both undergraduate and graduate degrees.(Part time and Full Time Positions only)
      • Retirement: We contribute 5% of your salary to your retirement plan and offer auto-enrollment to make saving convenient for you.
        EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
        Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Allentown , Home Care Coordinator Assistant - LIFE Geisinger, Other , Albrightsville, Pennsylvania

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Pennsylvania jobs by following @recnetPA on Twitter!

Allentown RSS job feeds