ScrantonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Scranton jobs

Flex Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

Company: Geisinger
Location: Scranton
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Personal Care Assistant (PCA)

LOCATION: Scranton

DEPARTMENT: LIFE Geisinger

WORK SCHEDULE: Rotation

WORK TYPE: Flex

HIRING MANAGER: ANN MARIE MASLAR

At Geisinger, we understand that caring goes well beyond providing exceptional healthcare; it's about connecting as people. Our LIFE Geisinger is a unique and innovative program for older adults designed to give them the support they need to live at home. Presently, we are hiring Flex Personal Care Assistants (PCAs) to provide activities of daily living (ADLs).

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides personal care assistance to participants at the Adult Day Health Center (ADHC) 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 (PCA), works independently in a safe and courteous manner, under the direction of a care plan developed by 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.

The PCA reports directly to the Home Care Coordinator. In the absence of the Home Care Coordinator, the PCA reports to the Center Manager.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrated personal care and homemaking. Demonstrated sincere interest in working with frail elderly participants is a must. Demonstrated good communication skills. Demonstrated ability to write and speak English. Demonstrated ability to follow directions without constant supervision. Demonstrated ability to work as part of the multidisciplinary team and make meaningful contributions to the development of the plan of care.

Performs duties in a self -directed manner with minimal supervision or direction. Ensures that routine and priority tasks are completed within established departmental time frames.

Basic computer skills preferred.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

One (1) year experience working with the frail or elderly

Graduation from high school or equivalent. Certification of Home Health Aide and/or Nursing Assistant in the state of Pennsylvania is preferred.

Experience in personal care of an adult and homemaker service is required. Care of older adults is preferred in direct and indirect personal care. Prefer Home Health or Skilled Nursing Facility experience.

Current CPR and First Aid certification. Must have certifications 6 months after date of hire.

Valid Pennsylvania drivers license, reliable transportation with Auto insurance.

Flexibility in the care of LIFE Geisinger participants needs. Initiative and imagination in implementing care to participants. Ability to communicate with participants and families in an effective, mature and caring manner.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a home health setting or in the adult day health center. Frequent standing, walking, climbing stairs, lifting/carrying up to approximately 35 pounds and driving an automobile are involved in job duties. Occupational exposure to disease and illness including, but not limited to, Hepatitis B and HIV viruses involved in job duties.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR 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.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Flex Personal Care Assistant (PCA), Other , Scranton, Pennsylvania

Click here to apply!

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

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


PCA: Personal Care Aide (Certified)
Description: PCA: Personal Care Aide Certified ul li Jobs li Login li St. Louise Manor li Binghamton, NY, USA li Hourly li Full Time and Part TimeEmail Me Similar Jobs Email Me This JobUnited Methodist (more...)
Company: United Methodist Homes
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: 02/23/2020

CDL-A Truck Driver: Dedicated
Description: Choose U.S. Xpress for an EXTRA 12,000 in Your First Year
Company: U.S. Xpress
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: 02/23/2020

Associate Regional Director
Description: We are looking for a high-energy and intrinsically motivated Regional Director to grow and promote our bar prep business. In this role youll be traveling to various law schools in the designated area (more...)
Company: Kaplan Test Prep
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: 02/23/2020


Registered Nurse - CVOR Tech - 13 Week Contract
Description: We re hiring a skilled CVOR Technician to function as a member of the cardiac team, assisting surgeons and professional nursing staff as directed for a 13-week contract at an
Company: Jackson Nurse Professionals
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: 02/23/2020

Medical Assistant - Palliative Care
Description: We Are Hiring Medical Assistant - Palliative Care 001 - Full-Time - Days - Lourdes Hospital - Binghamton, NY Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Lourdes Hospital has a full-time opening (more...)
Company: Ascension, A43
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: 02/23/2020

Associate Dean I of Strategic Initiatives
Description: Position InformationOverviewAt Douglass Residential College, we are 2,600 women drawn from the Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick undergraduate population. Students pursue many majors and career paths, and (more...)
Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: 02/23/2020

Research Associate - Immunohistochemistry
Description: Research Associate - Immunohistochemistry br My client seeks an Immunohistochemistry Associate to take on the following
Company: Job Juncture
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: 02/23/2020

Front Desk Clerk
Description: With a culture of recognition and reputation for excellence, ELS is the ideal organization in which to develop a long and successful career br br ELS is hiring for the position of Front Desk Clerk (more...)
Company: Equity Lifestyle Properties
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: 02/23/2020

Part Time School Bus Driver
Description: Now Hiring Part-Time School Bus Drivers in Binghamton, NY At First Student, our Bus Drivers are an integral part of the communities they serve. They are committed to safety, customer service and have (more...)
Company: First Student
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: 02/23/2020

Senior Desktop Support Tech
Description: The Senior Desktop Support Techprovides hardware and software support to users throughout the institution. He/she possesses a working knowledge of various software applications
Company: Saint Peter's Healthcare System
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: 02/23/2020

Log In or Create An Account

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

Scranton RSS job feeds