Careers

Providing Everyday Lives

The success of LifePath and the public respect we enjoy has been achieved because of the team efforts of dedicated, capable, and highly motivated employees. It is only through our employees that LifePath can achieve its goal of excellence in consumer care.

Are you looking for a rewarding career that can make the difference in someone else's life? If so, LifePath would like you to join our team.

      


LifePath provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, limited English proficiency, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment. All offers of employment are made conditionally upon a successful criminal background check, physical/TB/chest x-ray, and driver's license check.


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                                UPCOMING HIRING EVENTS
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                                                      Tuesday:  August 3, 2021               2 LifeMark Drive
                                                                                                               Sellersville, PA  18960
                                                                                                              10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

                                                     Thursday:  August 12, 2021           3500 High Point Boulevard
                                                                                                              Bethlehem, PA  18017
                                                                                                             10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

                                                    On the spot interviews.  The events will be outdoors, rain or shine. 
                                                            Dress Code is casual (come as you are, but please be presentable). 
                                                   

                                                            You can RSVP at:  jobs@lifepath.org (not required)


Accounts Receivable Associate - Bethlehem


Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have an Associates Degree in Accounting and relevant Accounting or Business experience..  Ability to operate calculator and computer keyboard with reasonable amount of speed and accuracy. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Accounting software package required. Filing and typing skills required.


Job Summary:
The Accounts Receivable Associate will perform various tasks related to the Accounts Receivable process, including preparing and processing billing, resolving discrepancies, preparing and   processing cash receipts, filing, and administrative duties. 



Job Responsibilities
:

  • Collect, summarize and enter attendance data for all programs.
  • Prepare monthly state, county, and other miscellaneous agency billings.
  • Maintain contacts with county and state fiscal personnel in regards to billing questions.
  • Follow-up on outstanding invoices.
  • Rebill for all state and county rate increases and rejected claims.
  • Post daily cash receipts.
  • Maintain fiscal year files of all consumer transactions, accounts, room and board changes.
  • Process consumer admission, transfer and discharge information.
  • Prepare consumer billing statements and process room and board charges.
  • Maintain all files of paid and open invoices, internal billing information, remittances and attendance sheets.
  • Solve simple to moderate problems requiring understanding of policies, systems, and bookkeeping principles and recognize the need for additional investigation.
  • Insure a high standard of accuracy and timeliness.
  • Cross train and assist with all fiscal functions as assigned.  



Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

EOE

Associate Director - Sellersville

Currently Available in Sellersville, PA - 


Qualifications
 :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services Field and 2 years experience in the field of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities or Associate’s Degree (60 credits) in Human Services Field with 4 years’ experience in field of Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.
  • 2 Years Previous Supervisory Experience.
  • A valid driver’s license with a clean 3 year record.
  • The ability to lift 50lbs.


Overview:
 

We are seeking a qualified compassionate and dedicated individual for a Middle Management position overseeing a group of supervisors and their respective residential CLA Group Homes in Montgomery County. Homes are located in Pennsburg, Bally and Perkasie and average 2-6 adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. The Associate Director will have a day to day office in the Sellersville Building and be expected to visit the CLA Group Homes and attend all required meetings and appointments in alternate locations as required. An Associate Director needs to have excellent communication skills, excellent problem solving abilities, be able to react timely and appropriately in urgent or emergency situations, be able to multi-task, act as a coordinator of services and care, and present and promote a positive work environment and attitude while demonstrating leadership and management skills.


Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Support the Mission, Values, and Vision of LifePath.
  • Knowledgeable of consumer rights and ensure an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all consumers in a safe, secure environment.
  • Quality Assurance and compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Compliance with current law and policy
  • Use tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations.
  • Promote positive public relations with consumers, family members and guests.
  • Provide quality services through an environment which fosters a high standard of professional excellence, creativity, flexibility and empathetic regard for individual differences.
  • Oversee the training and work performance of Supervisors and Program Specialists. Assign and oversee program mentors.
  • Monitor budgets to ensure all programs operate within assigned limits.
  • Ensure overall quality of programs.
  • Meet regularly with Supervisors: provide direction and guidance, promote relationships, and counsel wherever necessary.
  • Visit residential CLA Group Homes regularly
  • Conduct and manage monthly Supervisor/on-call meetings.
  • Attend county and state meetings, trainings, and events.
  • Attend consumer related meetings and review ISPs quarterly.
  • Respond to consumer and family concerns and assist in their resolution.
  • Manage time efficiently to meet the needs of the program.
  • Assist Supervisors with job responsibilities as needed.
  • Oversee daily management of group home in the absence of a Supervisor
  • Ensure regular review and accountability of consumer finances.
  • Input building maintenance concerns and follow up to ensure that the program environments are safe and in good repair.
  • Become a certified investigator.
  • On call responsibilities.
  • Attend and participate in licensing surveys and enact changes as indicated.
  • Act as liaison/coordinator between nurses and supervisors to ensure optimum medical care for consumers.
  • Provide direct care to consumers in an environment which promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice and their individuality.
  • Assist and escort consumers for appointments as needed. Participate in activities and functions as directed



Full Time 40hrs, Monday – Friday, including on-call responsibilities

EOE

 

Behavior Specialist


Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Psychology, Special Education, Counseling, Social Work, Education, Applied Behavioral Analysis or Gerontology; or A Pennsylvania Behavior Specialist License; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, Psychology or other related fields.  Certification in Staff Effectiveness, Safety Techniques, and Personal Emergency Intervention Training.



Job Summary:
Responsible for coordinating, developing and providing resources and training to staff in of topics related to behavioral supports. Responsible for a caseload of consumers who display challenging behaviors by providing behavior intervention strategies and staff training in implementation of those strategies



Job Responsibilities
:

  • Develop, implement and train staff in behavior intervention plans.
  • Participate as a member of the program planning team – including attending Team and Program meetings & generating reports as required.
  • Develop, implement and train staff in behavior intervention plan.
  • Present to Human Rights Committee all restrictive procedures and program review of current restrictive procedures.
  • Assist consumers & staff with creative behavior supports..
  • Participate in and complete all training required by ODP & regulations.
  • Respond to crisis issues in all settings and provide assistance & training.
  • Provide guidance and assist with development of SEE Plans as requested.
  • Attend ISP and staff meetings as needed.
  • Complete visits in homes during various shifts, including evenings & weekends to observe & design interventions in natural time.
  • Collect & analyze behavioral data.
  • Provide training in specific areas such as Staff Effectiveness, Safety Techniques, Personal Emergency Intervention Training.
  • Participate in research that is developed by the agency, including research related to development of new training regarding communication & behavioral intervention strategies.
    .  

FT - hours as required.

Main Office location in Bethlehem, but will travel and work in programs in the Lehigh Valley, Upper Bucks and Montgomery Counties.

EOE

Communications & Development Director


Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience. Minimum of two (2) years of fundraising and/or public relations experience.  CFRE preferred.

Excellent reading, writing, grammar, and organizational skills; proficient in interpersonal relations and communications. Demonstrate leadership and management skills.  Demonstrate high-level implementation and problem solving.

Job Summary:

The position will be responsible to facilitate the operation of LifePath through the coordination and management of meetings and special events, organizational correspondence, grant writing, fund raising, data base management, reporting to the state and private funders, preparation of printed materials for marketing and advertising, and communication with appropriate individuals and organizations. In addition, the candidate will utilize public relation skills in developing relationships between LifePath and liaisons of other agencies, organizations, corporations, and media representatives.  They will write and distribute press releases to the appropriate media. 

Job Responsibilities
:

  • Develop 3 year income development strategic plan. 
  • Develop annual LifePath income development plan, including overall goals, budget, priorities, and activities as well as individual program goals and action plans.
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit organization, corporate, and government grant writing sources whose funding  priorities match LifePath priorities and program needs.
  • Identify, solicit and cultivate fundraising prospects and donors. 
  • Maintain automated database for donors and prospects, including a system to track and report on grants, gifts received, etc. 
  • Coordinate all fund raising activities within programs and groups for LifePath. 
  • Plan and coordinate LifePath Special Events, including PICPA Luncheon, Annual Golf Outing, Highmark Walk, etc. 
  • Develop and implement appropriate recognition approaches for donors, the Boards and other volunteers.
  • Prepare monthly status report summarizing Income Development efforts and goals for next month. 
  • Identify media contacts and develop a base number of PR releases each year.
  • Prepare and publish Annual Report. 
  • Provide timely reporting on key developments to the CEO. 
  • Direct the development of organization wide marketing and promotional materials, including brochures, audios, videos, slides, etc.
  • Coordinate hospitality areas for event clients.
  • Prepare proposals for target companies to sell sponsorship of events..
  • Maintain LifePath website and all social media channels.


 

EOE






Direct Support Professional (Care Giver) - multiple locations - STARTING RATE $14.00/hour

Currently Available 
 


Job Responsibilities:

Provide care and assistance to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities living in a residential group home setting to maximize each individual's potential. Responsibilities include but not limited to assisting with daily living skills of bathing, feeding, personal hygiene, medication administration, community outings, etc.

Qualifications:

Be at least 18 years of age; have a valid driver's license with a clean 3 year driving record; and the ability to lift 50 pounds; HS Diploma/GED (preferred).




FT and PT, 2nd or 3rd shift only, including some weekends.

Family Support Specialist (Care Giver) - multiple locations

Currently Available  (Positions include hours in Sellersville, Perkasie, Quakertown and other surrounding towns)

*Please put "FAM SUPP" in the “position applying for” section*

Full and Part-time positions available in LifePath's Home and Community Based Services. Family Support Specialists provide care in a 1:1 setting in private family homes with adults with developmental disabilities. Caregivers must possess patience, positivity, excellent communication and documentation skills, creativity, and who are able to provide 1:1 assistance to individuals looking to achieve their goals. Job responsibilities may include: community outings, scheduled activities, assisting in increasing independence, assistance with personal care, etc. Positions may include travel reimbursement plus mileage and activity reimbursement. All trainings are done on site. Applicants must also have flexible schedule to be able to adapt to program needs.

Qualifications:

HS Diploma/GED; able to lift 50lbs, At least 18 years of age, VALID DRIVERS LICENSE w/ clean 3 year record AND a personal vehicle, WITH VALID INSURANCE that you are willing to use to transport individuals.


Available Positions:

Position 1:  Mon 10a - 1:30p; Tues 4p-7p; Wed 1:30p-3:30p; Thurs 1:30p-6:45p (PT) - Silverdale

Position 2:  Mon 12p-3p; Tues 12p-2:30p; Wed 12p-3p; Thurs & Fri 11:30a-2:30p (PT) - Sellersville

Position 3:  Mon 10a-2p; Tues 12:30p-7p; Wed 10a-2p & 6:45p-8:45p; Thurs 10a-3p; Fri 12:30p-4:30p (RPT) - Quakertown

Position 4:  Mon 11a-4:30p; Tues 8:30a-5:30p; Wed 8:30ap-4p; Thurs 11a-5:30p; Fri 8:30a-3p (FT) - Perkasie

 

Fiscal Associate - Bethlehem

Currently Available in Bethlehem 
 
Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a two year degree in Accounting or equivalent experience and experience in data entry, Excel, Access and general office work.


Job Summary:
The Fiscal Associate will assist other Accounting personnel including data entry, filing, and monthly projects such as updating schedules in Excel and petty cash reconciliation.



Job Responsibilities
:

  • Maintain check registries and prepare deposits for all bank accounts.
  • Perform and maintain monthly petty cash reconciliation of programs and individuals.
  • Review petty cash receipts and notify Directors and Associate Directors of any discrepancies.
  • Support the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll departments as needed.
  • Electronically process SNAP EBT cards for all eligible individuals.
  • Review temporary staffing invoices to MITC timecards.  Resolve any discrepancies.
  • Assist in account analysis as directed.
  • Assist in budge work as directed.
  • Assist in preparation of work papers for internal and external audits as directed.
  • Sort, copy, and distribute individuals' bank statements.
  • Copy SS, SSI, RR & VA checks for deposit.
  • General filing, copying and faxing.


Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

EOE

GN/LPN/RN (Multiple Locations)

Currently Available 


GN Positions are Available at Ridge Crest only

 

Various FT/PT positions available.  Will provide nursing care and assessment to the individuals under their care.  This can include direct care as needed.  Must have current nursing license.

Locations:

Bally:
Position 1: LPN/RNMon & Tues 11p-8a, EO Thurs11p-8a, EO Fri & Sat 11p-9a, EO Sun 11p-8a (FT)
Position 2: LPN/RN - Wed & Thurs 11p-8a; EO Fri & Sat 11p-9a; EO Sun 11p-8a (FT)

Bethlehem:
Position 1:  LPN/RN - Monday through Friday 4p-12a (FT)
Position 2:  Mon & Tues 8a-4p; EO Fri 8a-4p; EO Sat & Sun 9a-9p (FT)
Position 3:  Thurs & Fri 12a-8a; EO Sat 12a-9a & 9p-pa; Sun 9p-8a (FT)


Ridge Crest
Position 1:  LPN/RN - PT EO Sat & Sun 7a-3p (PT) 
Position 2:  LPN/RN - Wk1: Sun & Thurs 8p-8a; Wk2: Mon, Tues & Sat 8p-8a (FT)


Sellersville:
Position 1:  LPN/RN - Thurs & Fri 12a-9a, EO Mon 12a-9a, EO Sat & Sun 12a-12p(FT)
Position 2:  LPN/RN - Wed & Thurs 4p-12a, EO Fri 4p-12a, EO Sat & Sun 12p-12a (FT)
Position 3:  LPN/RN -  Wed, Thurs, Fri 10a-6p; EO Sat & Sun 10a -6p (FT)
Position 4:  LPN/RN - Mon & Tues 10a-6p EO Sat 12a-8p; EO Sun 10a-6p (PT)
Position 5:  LPN/RN - Mon & Tues 11:30p - 7a; EO Fri & Sat 9p-9a; EO Sun 9p-7a (FT)
Position 6:  LPN/RN - Wed & Thurs  11:30p-7a, EO Fri & Sat 9p-9a, EO Sun 9p-
7a (FT)
Position 7:  LPN/RN - Wed & Thurs 3p-11:30p, EO Fri 3p-9p, EO Sat & Sun 9a-9p (FT)
Position 8:  LPN/RN - Mon & Tues 11:30p-9a, EO Fri 10p-9a, EO Sat & Sun 9p-9a (FT)
Position 9:  LPN/RN - Mon & Tues 3p-11:30p; EO Fri 3p-10p, EO Sat & Sun 9a-9p (FT)

 

 





Human Resource Specialist - Bethlehem

Currently Available in Bethlehem
 
Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or relevant field. Minimum five (5) years human resources generalist experience. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of an organization; excellent communication, public speaking and writing skills; superior judgment, analytical, problem-solving and negotiation.

General Responsibilities: 
This position focuses on staffing and employee relations. Duties include organizing and conducting New Employee and Supervisor Orientation, providing HR advice to managers, explaining and interpreting HR policies and procedures, responding to employees' questions and concerns; and preparing for and attending Unemployment hearings, grievances, and Arbitrations.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts investigations for employee related concerns/issues
  • Reviews and recommends appropriate disciplines for policy violations
  • Participates in grievances and Arbitrations
  • Conducts Exit Interviews
  • Review and process paperwork for Unemployment and attends hearings as necessary
  • Update employee records with new hire information and/or changes in employment status
  • Responsible for reviewing and processing FMLA paperwork
  • Assist in Annual Benefit Open Enrollment
  • Implement HR policies throughout the organization
  • Assist with recruitment process, including conducting interviews
  • Conducts New Employee Orientation
  • Process monthly employee reports
  • Assist with annual audit, including reviewing and updating files as needed
  • Develop and presents appropriate training in various HR and related topics
  • Attends Supervisor and Staff Meetings as required


Position is full time, Monday through Friday, with flexibility for attending work related events.


EOE

LPN/RN Program Nurse - Drexel Hill

Currently Available in Drexel Hill 



Qualifications :

  • Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Have a current, valid license.
  • A valid driver’s license with a clean 3 year record.
  • The ability to lift 50lbs.


Overview:
 

The Program Nurse is based out of the Drexel Hill office and is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and oversight of the nursing and medical care for individuals living in LifePath residential group homes and those attending the Day Program.  The person will serve in the capacity of clinician, team member, case manager, advocate, teacher and consultant within the scope of practice and in compliance with currently acceptable standards. The program nurse will maintain full communication with all team members regarding medical needs, complete necessary documentation, ensure follow up on all medical care and needs, attend scheduled medical appointments as necessary, ensure monthly medications and medication logs are accurate and up to date and all other related job responsibilities.  Prior experience with developmental disabilities required.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Support the Mission, Values, and Vision of LifePath.
  • Knowledgeable of consumer rights and ensure an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all consumers in a safe, secure environment.
  • Oversee and follow-up on nursing and medical care, i.e charting, medical consultations, medical testing, seizure records, medication, chart of appointments, etc.
  • Instruct and supervise staff on general aspects of consumer’s care, based on direct observation of consumer.  Work in conjunction with staff to care for ill/injured individuals until resolution through direct observation in the resident’s home
  • Maintain consumer medications, treatments, medical devices, protocols, and supplies.  Ensure all staff is familiar with medications, treatments, medical devices and feedings.  Provide training as required for staff on medical issues, policies, protocols and treatments. .
  • Participate in meetings with staff, nursing and team, committees, HCQU reviews and other projects as assigned.
  • Review and prepare for the health requirements of each individual entering a new home, including a pre-placement evaluation.  Schedule appointment, lab work, and obtain medications.  Perform new admission/transfer body assessment as per LifePath policy.
  • Evaluate and assess consumers for illness or injury.  Accompany consumers to the emergency room.  Document all medical concerns and issues on progress notes and/or incident reports.  Communicate these issues to the Supervisor, Associate Director, Director, Day program, schools and/or families.
  • During hospitalizations/nursing home placement become involved in the process with daily communications with the hospital/nursing home.  Start planning for re-admission to LifePath upon hospitalization. Maintain communication with all team members.
  • Provide records and evidence of hospital admission and discharge records, routine lab   reports and all emergency and all consulting doctor reports.  Complete all follow-up recommendations/orders.
  • Review physician orders quarterly (ICF) or every 6 months (CLA), which includes a plan of care and renewal of prescriptions.  Review MARs on monthly basis and compare medication delivery to MAR.
  • Prepare/arrange/coordinate paperwork not limited to the annual physical, doctor report form for the physician to review and sign.  Accompany client and supervisor on appointment and ensure that all paperwork is complete and follow up appointments are scheduled.  Attend physicals and other appointments , ie psychiatric, neurology, and other specialist consultations.
  • Attends team meetings for each individual and acts as a resource person
  • Monitor the monthly weights and blood pressures of consumers..
  • Maintain accurate, current and complete nursing documentation reflecting acceptable standards of documentation..



Full Time 32 hrs, Monday – Friday, including on-call responsibilities

EOE






 


Maintenance Assistant

Positions Currently available in Sellersville

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have 18 years of age or older, possess a High School diploma or equivalent, have a valid driver’s license with a clean three (3) year record and be able to lift 50 pounds. In addition, they will have at least one (1) year experience working in the field of maintenance.  Able to do basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, mechanical, and repair work.


Job Summary:
The Maintenance Assistant will assist the Building and Grounds Supervisor in the maintenance of LifePath’s physical facilities and their environments.  This position will work in a variety of locations, primarily residential group homes located in Bucks, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery and Northampton Counties.



Job Responsibilities
:

  • Within the guidelines set by the Building and Grounds Supervisor, prioritize work request, select and schedule work to be done.
  • Provide for safe and attractive facilities at all LifePath sites.
  • Be responsible for the timely execution, supervision and completion of assigned projects.
  • Assume the duties of the Building and Grounds supervisor, as assigned, in their absence.
  • Perform the various skilled tasks involved in the repair and maintenance of machinery, buildings, and equipment as needed, including electrical, carpentry, mechanical and gas and Acetylene welding tasks.
  • Reconstruct and assemble furniture as needed.
  • Design and build adaptive equipment to meet established needs.
  • Understand and be able to interpret the rules of Chapter 21 of the National Fire Prevention Association Life Safety Codes. Ensure LifePath functions within them.
  • Follow Safety Committee recommendations and implement as necessary.
  • Deal with local, state and federal inspectors. Defend actions as required.
  • Check the maintenance request log daily and enter information when request is completed or more work required.
  • Perform minor vehicle repairs and maintenance to company vehicles assigned to you.
  • Responsible for on call rotation.
  • Install and maintain plumbing fixtures, light fixtures, wall plugs, roofs, install flashing and spouting.  Make minor repairs and adjustments to washing machines, dryers, refrigerators and air conditioning units.
  • Assist in moving furniture and equipment around within the programs as needed.  Assist with moving clients as needed.



FT Monday thru Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm, including on-call responsibilities. Company vehicle/tools are provided for work hours.

Nursing Assistant (Non-Certified) - Sellersville - STARTING RATE $14.00/hour

Currently Available in Sellersville

Nursing Assistant (Non-Certified)

Ridge Crest cares for medically fragile and technology- dependent children and young adults while providing a loving and nurturing home environment. Nursing Assistants work together and with the Nursing Staff to provide full care including but not limited to: personal care and hygiene, daily activities, assistance with meals/feeding, providing a safe and clean environment with the utmost attention to rights, dignity and individuality. 

Qualifications

HS Diploma/GED; At least 18 years of age; Ability to lift 50 pounds.  2nd and 3rd shift,  including some weekends


Program Supervisor/Program Leader - multiple locations

Currently Available in Pennsburg, Quakertown, Sellersville, Silverdale, and Boothwyn
 
Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have be at least 18 years of age; HS Diploma/GED - Associate's or Bachelor's Degree preferred; prior human services experience; valid driver's license with a clean 3 year driving record and the ability to lift 50 pounds.  Prior supervisory experience preferred.


Job Summary:
The Program Supervisor/Program Leader will be responsible for the total management of a community group home.  In a group home setting, which operates on a 24 hour, 7 day/week schedule, provide quality care to consumers; implement specific procedures and programs; coordinate work within the home; report pertinent information to the Associate Director; respond to inquiries or requests for information from the various departments within LifePath. 



Job Responsibilities
:

  • Provide quality care to consumers in an environment that fosters a high standard of professional excellence, creativity, flexibility, which promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice, and their individuality as illustrated by the following:   
    • Assure consumer health and safety is the number one priority.  This includes timely and thorough care of all health issues, appointments, and follow-up.  Ensure that appropriate personnel are notified and complete all necessary paperwork.
    • Provide individualized attention, which encourages each consumer’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.
    • Ensure implementation of the individualized care plan for each consumer and provide support to the consumer according to the care plan.  Contribute to the care planning process by providing the appropriate personnel with specific information and observations of the consumers’ needs and preferences.  Ensure that all protocols, policies, regulation and laws are implemented appropriately.
    • Attend to the individual needs of the consumers, which may include assistance with personal hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communicating, or other needs in keeping with the individual’s care requirements.
    • Fully understand all aspects of consumers' rights, including the right to be free of restrains and free from abuse.
    • Communicate and interact effectively and tactfully with the consumer, visitors, families, peers, Associate Director, and other personnel.
    • Participate in activities and events.
    • Complete documentation of care provided or other information in keeping with program policies/requirements.
    • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with safety and infection control procedures, including thorough hand washing, use of personal protective equipment, and proper disposal of soiled materials.
    • Administering of Medications utilizing the proper techniques as trained in the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Medication Administration Training Program. 
  • Work with Associate Director and Fiscal Department to ensure program runs within approved budget.
  • Cooperate with annual licensing surveys
  • Maintain current and accurate house and consumer petty cash records This includes scheduling and attending monthly reconciliations with appropriate staff.
  • Submit required paperwork timely. This includes, but is not limited to, consumer attendance sheets, payroll, training, fiscal, and human resources.
  • Assume on-call responsibilities as assigned, providing timely and effective response to all calls, including weekdays, weekends and holidays.
  • Perform weekly grocery shopping or assign it to staff to ensure that adequate and appropriate meals are provided to the consumers.
  • Ensure routine maintenance on the program vehicle. This includes oil checks/changes, tune-ups, inspections, seasonal preparation for minor repairs/replacements.
  • Devise and implement Behavior Management Plans, data sheets, and present reports to the Human Rights Committee as required.
  • Ensure adequate and appropriate staffing for all shifts, including covering shifts when needed.
  • Interview, orient, train, evaluate, counsel and discipline all program staff. This includes conducting monthly staff meetings.
  • Maintain written documentation of progress on program plan goals.
  • Evaluate consumers as necessary to write monthly, quarterly, and annual Individual Service Plans (ISP) as required.
  • Respond to inquiries relating to your program or requests from consumers, visitors, other personnel, etc. promptly and in accordance with established policies and procedures.



Full time - 40 hours per week, with on-call responsibilities

EOE

Risk Management Specialist


Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in Human Services Field (preferred) or Business related field


General Responsibilities: 
Responsible for completing investigations, assisting in the management of EIM reports, conducting audits of GPS activity, managing worker’s compensation claims, and oversight of the LifePath Safety Committee.

Responsibilities

  • •  Complete training to become an EIM Investigator.
  • •  Conduct investigations on individuals' incidents, including interviewing appropriate personnel.
  • •  Assist Director in overall management of EIM reports, including entering information into the internal Database for LifePath, reviewing alerts, submitting
  •     final reports, providing feedback to point personnel, and providing technical assistance for point personnel.
  • •  Serve as member of the EIM Administrative Review and Peer Review Committees.
  • •  Complete monthly audits of GPS unit activities.
  • •  On request from Director, complete audits, including but not limited to house & client petty cash and individuals' books.
  • •  Serve as Safety Committee Chairperson, including scheduling meetings and ensuring Certification requirements are met
  • •  Management of all Workers' Compensation claims and OSHA/HRMS data entry.
  • •  Will be a certified investigator and conduct internal investigations as requested.

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Position is full time, Monday through Friday with some flexibility.


EOE

RN Supervisor

Currently Available in Bethlehem

 
Qualifications:
The successful candidate will be at least 18 years of age; valid driver's license with a clean 3 year driving record and the ability to lift 50 pounds.  Current RN license from the Commonwealth of  Pennsylvania. Bachelor’s degree desirable.  A minimum of one year nursing experience.  One year supervisory experience preferred.


Job Summary:
The nursing supervisor is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and oversight of the nursing and medical care for individuals in the care of LifePath.  Serve in the capacity of supervisor, clinician, team member, case manager, advocate, teacher and consultant within the scope of practice and in compliance with currently acceptable standards. RN is fully responsible for all actions as a licensed nurse and is accountable to clients for quality of care delivered



Job Responsibilities
:

  • Provide quality care to consumers in an environment that fosters a high standard of professional excellence, creativity, flexibility, which promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice, and their individuality as illustrated by the following:   
    • Assure consumer health and safety is the number one priority.  This includes timely and thorough care of all health issues, appointments, and follow-up.  Ensure that appropriate personnel are notified and complete all necessary paperwork.
    • Provide individualized attention, which encourages each consumer’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.
    • Ensure implementation of the individualized care plan for each consumer and provide support to the consumer according to the care plan.  Contribute to the care planning process by providing the appropriate personnel with specific information and observations of the consumers’ needs and preferences.  Ensure that all protocols, policies, regulation and laws are implemented appropriately.
    • Attend to the individual needs of the consumers, which may include assistance with personal hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communicating, or other needs in keeping with the individual’s care requirements.
    • Fully understand all aspects of consumers' rights, including the right to be free of restrains and free from abuse.
    • Communicate and interact effectively and tactfully with the consumer, visitors, families, peers, Associate Director, and other personnel.
    • Participate in activities and events.
    • Complete documentation of care provided or other information in keeping with program policies/requirements.
    • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with safety and infection control procedures, including thorough hand washing, use of personal protective equipment, and proper disposal of soiled materials.
    • Administering of Medications utilizing the proper techniques as trained in the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Medication Administration Training Program. 
  • Oversee and follow-up on nursing and medical care implemented, i.e charting, medical consultations, medical testing, seizure records, medication, chart of appointments, etc.
  • Instruct and supervise staff on general aspects of consumer’s care, based on direct observation of consumer.  Work in conjunction with staff to care for ill/injured individuals until resolution through direct observation in resident’s home. 
  • Maintain consumer medications, treatments, medical devices, protocols, and supplies.  Ensure all staff is familiar with medications, treatments, medical devices and feedings.  Provide training as required for staff on medical issues, policies, protocols and treatments.
  • Participate in meetings with staff, nursing and team, committees, HCQU reviews and other projects as assigned.
  • Review and prepare for the health requirements of each individual entering a new home, including a pre-placement evaluation.  Schedule appointment, lab work, and obtain medications.  Perform new admission/transfer body assessment as per LifePath policy.
  • Assist the physician in planning for the individual’s comprehensive care.  Interpret diagnostic tests and report to physician when appropriate. Make referrals as deemed appropriate to meet the individual’s needs.
  • Participate in consumers ISP meetings and acts as a resource person. Review medical sections of ISP for accuracy.
  • Prepare/arrange/coordinate paperwork not limited to the annual physical, doctor report form for the physician to review and sign.  Accompany client and supervisor on appointment and ensure that all paperwork is complete and follow up appointments are scheduled.  Attend physicals and other appointments , ie psychiatric, neurology, and other specialist consultations.
  • Evaluate and assess consumers for illness or injury.  Accompany consumers to the emergency room.  Documents on progress notes and incident reports (if applicable) all medical concerns.  Communicate these issues to the Supervisor, Associate Director, Director, day program, schools and/or families.
  • During hospitalizations/nursing home placement become involved in the process with daily communications with the hospital/nursing home. Start planning for re-admission to LifePath upon hospitalization. Maintain communication with all team members.
  • Provide records and evidence of hospital admission and discharge records, routine lab reports and all emergency and all consulting doctor reports. Completes all follow-up as ordered/recommended.
  • Meet with supervisor on a regular basis to review client’s health needs. Make sure the supervisor and staff comprehend the physician’s orders and how to implement them.  Advise and train staff as needed.
  • Coordinates the hiring, orientation, scheduling, evaluations, counseling, disciplines and assigning of Nursing Staff.  Ensures nursing staff ratios are met.  Completes evaluations on nursing staff at end of orientation and annually.
  • Assume on call responsibilities as assigned.  Provide timely and effective response to all calls, including weekends and holidays.



Full time - 40 hours per week, with on-call responsibilities

EOE

Training Specialist - Bethlehem

Currently Available in Sellersville
 
Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in related field.  Certified to teach CPR, First Aid, Fire Safety, etc.   Certified EIM Investigator.

General Responsibilities: 
This position is responsible for providing training to staff in a variety of topics related to the field of intellectual/developmental disabilities. Must be flexible with hours - providing some evening or early morning trainings.  Conducts EIM investigations as requested

Responsibilities

  • •  Assist in the development and ongoing evaluation of an orientation and in-service training program for LifePath that meets regulatory and quality service
  •    needs.
  • •  Develop and maintain training materials related to specific topics agreed upon with Director.
  • •  Maintain certifications or other requirements for the provision of training.
  • •  Maintain tracking system for Medication Praticums and MAR reviews.
  • •  Submit appropriate paperwork to American Red Cross as required for Staff CPR Certifications.
  • •  Provide training in a manner that meets professional and regulatory standards and is respectful to those in attendance.
  • •  Maintain compliance with State/Federal Regulations.
  • •  Will travel to other locations to provide training as required.
  • •  Will be a certified investigator and conduct internal investigations as requested.

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Position is full time, Monday through Friday with flexibility to provide early morning and late evening training.


EOE



LifePath offers a very attractive benefit program to all Full-Time employees (those employees who work a regular schedule of at least sixty-four (64) hours bi-weekly). Some benefits are available to Part-Time employees working a minimum of 34 regular scheduled hours biweekly. These include but are not limited to the following:

  • Medical Insurance (including prescription, dental, and vision)
  • 401(k)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Credit Union
  • Employee Assistance Program

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