Careers

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Care Unlimited, Inc has a wide range of Home Care careers available to you. Whether you are looking for private duty shifts, home visits or bath visits, Care Unlimited, Inc has great opportunities to meet your personal schedule. Care Unlimited, Inc utilizes the following health care positions:

  • Registered Nurse - RN
  • Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN
  • Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA
  • Home Health Aide - HHA
  • Personal Care Assistant - PCA
  • Always at Home -Caregivers
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Therapist
  • Medical Social Worker

Registered Nurse RN

Education: Diploma, A.D.N. or B.S.N. from accredited College of Nursing, accompanied by a current nursing license in the State of Pennsylvania. The Registered Nurse will provide in home services to our clients, and will strive to provide these services in a compassionate, professional, ethical, and knowledgeable fashion. The RN’s role will include but are not limited to:

  • the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patients’ status, plan of care, and goal achievement.

Duties/Responsibilities/Functions As a Registered Nurse, you will perform your job duties according to the State Nursing Practice Act while upholding the utmost ethical and safe techniques while always keeping the care of the patient as your top priority. These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform all nursing duties in accordance with the state Nursing Act specific to the state you are working in, while adhering to the agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Monitor patient progress and identifies any changes in status, acting on those changes to insure patient comfort and safety.
  • Perform routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing age specific and universal precaution practices at all times.
  • Referring patients to appropriate health care resources within the community

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN

Education: LPN must be a graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program, accompanied by a current licensed practical nursing license in the State of Pennsylvania. The LPN provides quality and safe delivery of home care services under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: As a Licensed Practical Nurse, you will perform your job duties according to the State Nursing Practice Act while upholding the utmost ethical and safe techniques while always keeping the care of the patient as your top priority. These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform all nursing duties in accordance with the state Nursing Act specific to the state you are working in, while adhering to the agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Monitor patient progress and identifies any changes in status, acting on those changes to insure patient comfort and safety.
  • Perform routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing age specific and universal precaution practices at all times.

Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

Qualifications: The Certified Nursing Assistant must be certified in the State of Pennsylvania. The CNA home care aide is a paraprofessional member of the homecare team who works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and performs various services for a client as necessary to meet the client's personal needs and to promote comfort. The home care aide is responsible for observing clients, reporting these observations and documenting observations and care performed. The home care aide is supervised every two weeks by the RN Supervisor. Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following:

  • Giving personal care including baths, oral hygiene, shampoos and changing bed linen as often as necessary
  • Ambulation and range of motion exercises
  • Light housekeeping duties
  • Preparing and serving nutritious meals and feeding meals to the patient if necessary

Personal Care Assistant/Home Health Aide PCA/HHA

Qualifications: The Personal Care Aide/Home health Aide must be a high school graduate or have a GED and have one year of experience in care giving. The Personal Care Assistant/Home Health Aide provides unskilled care to the ill, infirmed or those with special needs in the home or school directly from the plan of care/assignment developed by the team for the students with exceptionalities. PCA’s and HHA’s help their students/clients with daily living tasks, such as getting out of chairs and wheelchairs, performing routine bodily functions, and personal hygiene. PCA’s and HHA’s also perform homemaker and companion services, such as shopping, meal preparation, laundry, cleaning, assistance with transportation, letter writing, escorting to physician visits, and planning activities and more… Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following:

  • Giving personal care including baths, oral hygiene, shampoos and changing bed linen as often as necessary
  • Light housekeeping duties
  • Preparing and serving nutritious meals
  • Feeding meals if necessary

Always at Home Caregiver

Qualifications: The Always at Home Caregiver must be a high school graduate or have a GED The Caregiver provides supportive services to clients that are designed to allow clients to be as independent as possible in their current residence/situation. Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following:

  • Companionship and Conversation
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Meal Preparation
  • Laundry & Ironing
  • Making Beds
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Traveling to appointments

Physical Therapist

Qualifications: The Physical Therapist must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from a college or university approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association accompanied by a current license in the State of Pennsylvania and at least one year of experience in Physical Therapy. The Physical Therapist provides therapy services to those individuals who are ill or infirmed due to physical, developmental, or aging processes. The goal of physical therapy care is to prevent disability, develop and improve muscle groups, relieve pain, and maintain optimum level of physical and functional performance within the patient’s capabilities. Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following:

  • Patient evaluation and testing
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating the physical therapy plan of care and goals under the physician’s orders
  • Attend and participate in pain relief treatment conferences, muscle strengthening and reeducation
  • Teaching patients and families
  • Provide transfer and gait training
  • Provide appropriate treatment modalities

Occupational Therapist

Qualifications: The Occupational Therapist must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university meeting the requirements of the American Occupational Therapy Association accompanied by a current license in the State of Pennsylvania and at least one year of experience in Occupational Therapy. An Occupational Therapist provides therapy services to those individuals whose activities of daily living are impaired by physical illness or injury, developmental deficits, the aging process or psychological and social disabilities. Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following: Assist the physician with the initial patient evaluation/assessment through testing, etc. Devise, implement, and evaluate the OT plan of care Discuss the OT plan of care with the Home Care Supervisor Coordinate and devise projects for the patient to assist in rehabilitation or maintenance Provide patient instruction in muscle reeducation and compensatory skills Teaches the patient and family

Speech Therapist

Qualifications: The Speech Therapist must have a Master’s degree from an approved university accompanied by State of Pennsylvania licensure (where approved) and must have a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASLHA). The Speech Therapist must also possess one year of experience in speech/audiology. A Speech Pathologist tests, diagnoses, and treats individuals with communication and hearing impairments to help maintain and obtain maximum functioning capacity in communication and hearing. Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting the physician in evaluating patients to determine the type of speech/hearing disorder and its treatment
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating the plan of care and goals under the physician’s orders
  • Teaching patients and families: use of prosthetic devices, techniques to prevent physical injury
  • Conducting tone and speech audiometric testing
  • Provide appropriate treatment modalities
  • Teaching speech reading to the auditory impaired
  • Provide any other appropriate therapy treatment

Medical Social Worker (MSW)

Qualifications: The Medical Social Worker (MSW) must have a Master’s degree in Social Work from a college or university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education accompanied by a State license to practice (if applicable). ACSW Academy of Certified Social Workers preferred and have at least one year of recent social work experience in a health care setting. The Medical Social Worker provides supportive counseling, rehabilitation, and referral to those individuals who have social and health related disabilities to effect optimum level wellness. Duties/Responsibilities/Functions: These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to perform, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assessing patient status
  • Devises, implements and evaluates the SW plan of care
  • Discusses case with the HCS and other appropriate personnel
  • Counseling patients and families to have them understand the medical plan of care
  • Provides community referral information to the patient and family

As a policy of Care Unlimited, Inc all potential and current employees must have:

  • Criminal History Check/Act 33/ FBI screening as appropriateHave a physical examination and TB test annually
  • Driver’s License or State ID
  • Current Auto Insurance
  • Social Security Card
  • Current certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Complete OSHA Training
  • Abuse & Violence Training
  • Confidentiality Training
  • Fire Safety Training
  • Maintain 12 hours semi-annual related continuing education

Orientation and Training:

All employees are oriented and trained in our offices and in the client’s home. The preliminary orientation is all done in a single day to prevent employees coming from far distances to have to make more than one trip. Further training is done in the client’s home with the Nursing Supervisors and the staff. Ongoing training, such as mandatory’s and in-services, are done throughout the year. Mandatory’s and in-services are available to be completed online. When the need arises, training can be done in client’s home when new equipment or care needs change. Care Unlimited, Inc employees have the opportunity to assist with training and education. Any educational needs or desires our staff may have, we will be happy to take under consideration. Orientation consists of:

  • Review of agency procedures and policies
  • HIPPA video
  • OSHA video
  • General agency orientation video
  • Fire and First Aide Training

Training consists of:

  • HHA/CNA competency training including ADL’s, bathing, nutrition, skin care, hoyer lift, stand-pivot transfers
  • RN/LPN competency training including tracheostomy and ventilator review, medication exam and pediatric exam

To get started on new exciting careers with Care Unlimited, Inc please complete an online application by clicking here.

 

Employee Non-Discrimination Disclaimer

With regard to actions of employment referrals made or services performed by Care Unlimited, Inc., all are made without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, handicap or age. In addition, reasonable accommodation will be provided for all handicapped, sight impaired, hearing impaired or non-English speaking persons.