Home Care Coordinator Assistant - LIFE Geisinger
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Job Title: Home Care Coordinator Assistant - LIFE Geisinger
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
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.
- 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
- 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.
- HOURS: 8 AM to 4:30 PM
- WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS: Rotation based to be reviewed at time of
- TRAVEL: More than 50% to participants'
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
- 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
- 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
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.
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