ILS Personal Care Attendants – Berks, Carbon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Schuylkill and York Counties
We have opportunities for part-time employment in Berks, Carbon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Schuylkill and York counties. A qualified attendant under the direction of the consumer provides a wide variety of services based on the needs and expressed desire of the consumer. The attendant provides, according to the Service Plan, basic services such as transfers, health maintenance activities, bathing and personal hygiene, dressing and grooming, and eating including meal preparation and clean-up. In addition, the attendant may provide services such as transportation, and assistance with cognitive tasks as directed by the consumer.
All applicants hired to be a PCA must possess a high school diploma or GED and 3 months experience working with individual(s) with disabilities.
Benefits for Part Time Employees include
- 401 K
- Employee Assistance
- Employee Referral Bonus
Accessing Independence Staffing Supervisor
Under the supervision of the Executive Director – AI and in coordination with the customer, the Staffing Supervisor arranges for in-home care services in accordance with the customer’s individual service plan.
Personal Care Attendants (PCA)
College degree preferred; high school diploma/General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Experience and Additional Qualifications
Minimum of one year of professional experience in staffing or scheduling required. Previous supervisory experience strongly preferred.
Must possess effective organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Good computer skills, including word processing and data base applications. Due to staffing schedules and meetings, must be able to accommodate travel to remote locations that may not be located near public transportation. A valid driver’s license is required.
Personal Care Attendant – Adult Enrichment
Under the direction of the Program Manager – AE and/or the Program Specialist – AE, this position will be responsible for providing personal care, educational support, community integration and daily living skills instruction, as well as a wide variety of ancillary services depending on the needs and specific support plan of the individual to whom the PCA – AE is assigned. This position will have responsibility for the daily personal care, safety, well-being, training and supervision of the individual. Ancillary services may include but are not limited to: assistance in writing and/or typing on a computer, telephoning assistance, turning pages, etc.
High school diploma or GED required.
Experience and Additional Qualifications:
Six (6) months of experience working with individuals with disabilities is required. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must possess required skills to perform personal care services as specified in the individual’s support plan. Must have basic math, reading and writing skills. Must have reliable transportation. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and must be able to interpret nonverbal communications based on the individual’s needs.
UDS HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT – ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – REHAB MOBILITY SPECIALIST
Reporting to the VP of Business Development, the Account Executive – Rehab Mobility Specialist is responsible for developing and implementing sales and marketing strategies with a focus on seating, positioning and complex rehab.
Traveling is required in order to provide on-site assistive technology assessments and training for people with disabilities.
Providing workshops to advance awareness and knowledge about assistive technology plays a key role in increasing referral sources and creating an atmosphere of good will for United Disabilities Services within the community.
Education and Experience
Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) certification is required. High school or equivalency is required and a BA/BS is preferred.
A minimum of 5 years sales experience in healthcare, social service or related field required.
Excellent judgment, problem solving, organizational, and time management skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with individuals with disabilities, families, co-workers, staff, supervisors, funding sources, clinical professionals and other social service agency personnel;
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
ACCESSING INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM MANAGER
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Manager oversees the Program Specialist; Staffing Supervisors and Safety Mentors as well as all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the In-home Care Program. This includes, but is not limited to: finance, budget planning, staff development and leadership, contract negotiations and legal compliance with all Accessing Independence standards and Program regulations.
Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree is required but a Master’s Degree is preferred in the Business Administration or Public Administration Field.
- Maintains job-related competencies by attending Accessing Independence and position-specific external course requirements, as needed.
- At least 5 years related administrative experience while performing at a management level.
- At least 5 years of proven leadership experience.
- Solid understanding of management principles, practices and strategic planning
ACCESSING INDEPENDENCE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management and daily operations of United Disabilities Services Foundation – Accessing Independence (AI), which include all aspects of Independent Living Services and the Adult Enrichment Program. The Executive Director also serves as the Administrator for the Home Care Licensure as required by the DOH as well as all aspects of the Licenses for the Adult Enrichment Program.
This position assures that all financial, personnel, and department requirements are adhered to as specified by all respective funding sources, legal requirements and Accessing Independence regulations. The position is also responsible for making sure all requirements necessary for Home Care Licensure are in place and maintained at all times.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (preferred) or other related field is required. Maintains job-related competencies by attending Accessing Independence and/or position-specific external course requirements as needed.
Minimum of five (5) years management experience in a staffing organization is ideal. Previous experience overseeing in-home personal care entity that serves individuals with disabilities and/or the senior population is preferred.
UDS HCBS PROGRAM MANAGER
Under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the HCBS Program Manager oversees HCBS Program Specialists and Program Liaison as well as all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) program. This includes, but is not limited to: finance, budget planning, staff development and leadership, contract negotiations and legal compliance according to Agency standards and Program regulations.
The HCBS Program Manager will assist the COO with accomplishing strategic plans and objectives.
Required Experience and Education
At least 10 years related administrative experience while performing at the senior management level. At least 5 years of proven leadership experience. Solid understanding of management principles, practices and strategic planning. Bachelor’s Degree is required but a Master’s Degree is preferred in the Business Administration or Public Administration field.
UDS SUPPORTS COORDINATORS
For Dauphin, northern Lancaster, Central Lancaster, Southern Berks, Northumberland, Snyder, Union and western Lebanon counties
Under supervision of the Program Specialist and in combination with the Consumer, the Supports Coordinator arranges and ensures services in accordance with the program requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree including or supplemented by at least 12 college-level credit hours in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or another behavioral science and one year of case management experience, or a combination of experience and training which adds up to 4 years of experience and education which includes at least 12 semester hours of college-level courses in sociology, social work, social welfare, psychology, gerontology or other social science.
Good command of written and spoken language; effective organization and communication skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously; good computer skills including word processing and data base applications; due to meeting schedules and consumer needs, must be able to accommodate travel to remote locations that are not located near public transportation; valid driver’s license.
Maintains job-related competencies by attending departmental staff meetings and agency and departmental training programs, and participating in departmental projects as required. Ability to attend and complete position-specific external course requirements as needed.
Completion of Daily Activity Report and Allocations to assure appropriate program billing/allocation is met. Identifies and monitors the services provided to consumers through OLTL and applicable regulations to determine quality of services provided and verifies whether the amount and/or type of services need to be adjusted. In partnership with the consumer, supports an individual’s goals to live in the most integrated community setting as independently as possible and to establish natural community connections. Completes all necessary forms enabling consumers to continue to receive services in the timeframes established by program guidelines and with the Agency’s established standards. Provides necessary training and support to consumers and consumer employers in the areas of managing direct care services that will enhance consumer satisfaction of services and PCA retention.