Performs personal care or home support related tasks to benefit the eligible consumer in their home.
Provides a range of in-home care to consumers to maintain safety, health and personal hygiene.
Completes tasks that render a safer, comfortable environment to include light housekeeping and homemaker services, as directed by Care Plan.
Reports any unsafe or unusual circumstances or changes observed in consumerís health or physical condition to immediate supervisor, as soon as possible.
Completes all required program documentation and work records and submits necessary progress and incident reports, in a timely manner.
Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.
Ability to read, write and verbally communicate and follow directions
Demonstrated knowledge of personal care techniques and home management experience.
Ability to transport oneself daily to the consumer in an insured vehicle.
Ability to assist physically limited consumers weighing up to 150 pounds.
Ability to move about the consumers home to operate necessary household appliances.
Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police and Child Abuse Clearance from the PA Department of Public Welfare.
Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
Ability to work independently following specific instructions.
QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST TO THE SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HUMAN SERVICES, INC., OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES, 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA 15022-1607, ATTENTION: POSTING # 1702.
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