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Residential Assistant - Casual/PRN
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90671670

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Residential Assistant - Casual/PRN


Manage and implement the day-to-day operations of the personal care home in accordance with Agency policies and procedures. This will be done in a manner consistent with efficiency, cost effectiveness and regulatory compliance.

This is a PRN/Casual position that will be working up to 10 hours per week. This person should be open to working any shift .


+ Act as liaison between residents, the community, and other social service agencies, including close contacts with mental health case managers and treatment providers.

+ Adhere to Agency and professionally acceptable standards, policies and procedures.

+ Demonstrate support of Agency mission and philosophy in delivery of services.

+ Engage residents in individual and group therapeutic activities.

+ Maintain and protect patient, client and Agency confidentiality.

+ Maintain suitable, safe and adequate living standards within the facility in accordance with agency policies and procedures and PA Personal Care Home regulations.

+ Manage and implement day-to-day operations of the personal care home.
- Provide for the personal care, nutrition and leisure needs of residents.
- Orient residents to rules of the facility.
- Intervene in resident conflicts for the purpose of problem resolution.
- Maintain resident records as required by agency policy.

+ Participate in quality assurance and quality improvement activities.

+ Participate in training necessary to fulfill job duties.

+ Promote personal and co-worker safety during work duties.

+ Promote resident skill development in cooperation with the client's treatment team.

+ Provide crisis management to residents.
- Assess crisis situation and provide support.
- Monitor and evaluate residents for potential problems.
- Record crisis incidents on a problem log:

+ Provide supportive counseling to residents.

+ Represent and participate in Agency professional and community activities as requested.

+ Work to achieve and maintain quality and customer satisfaction in the delivery of services to internal/external customers.


High School diploma/GED required. Nurses aide training and/or 6 months related work experience preferred. Experience working in mental health field preferred. Applicants must be 21 years or older due to position restrictions.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

CPR and first aid certification within 30 days of employment.
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

+ Act 33 Child Clearance

+ Act 34 Criminal Clearance

+ Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

+ Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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