Careers

LifePath Career Benefits:
Up to a $2500 sign-on bonus for direct care, nursing, and program supervisor/leader positions

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.

For More Information
Email: jobs@lifepath.org

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

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.

Please complete the Job Interest Form OR Application for Employment.
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(Job Listings Updated 7/25/22)

Compliance Specialist - Bethlehem
Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have an Bachelor’s or Associate degree in Human Services Field (preferred). 2 yrs. Prior working experience with people with developmental disabilities required. Experience with EIM/HCSIS preferred and become ODP Certified Investigator within 90 days of hire.


Job Summary:

Specific Duties:

  • Assist the Compliance Director and Compliance Manager in fulfilling the role of Certified Investigator. Acts as lead investigator for all types of reportable incidents. May be assigned up to 4 investigations at a time. Follow established procedures for timely completion of certified investigations
  • Remain flexible in meeting the needs of individuals, the respective programs and the organization at large. Must be willing to travel to other regions when needed
  • Collaborates with point personnel and other investigators to improve the quality of EIM reports. Ensure reports are person-centered and reported from individual’s perspective. Assist with data entry, collect statements or evidence, scan/organize evidence and serve as a witness during interviews
  • Monitor EIM website to ensure an individual’s rights, health and safety needs are met in the absences of Compliance Director and Manager. Enter information into an internal database
  • Assist the Compliance Director and Manager with completion of record audits to ensure corrective actions documented in EIM were implemented and effective in preventing future incidents
  • At request of the Compliance Director, completes audits of individual and agency records, including GPS activity.
  • Aids the Compliance Manger in quality assurance and safety committee activities as assigned.
  • Assist the Compliance Director to ensure agency wide compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Serves as a member of the Peer Review Committee.
  • May assist Compliance Director with orientation and training on related incident management topics,

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

EOE

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Integrate electronic call records and manually enter payroll timesheet information to generate bi-weekly payroll checks. This includes taking appropriate deductions and required withholdings, and preparing checks for distribution.
  • Prepare check requests for bi-weekly payroll withholding liabilities, payroll cash transfer information, and federal and state tax transfers and processes transfers for federal and state taxes after approval from Payroll Supervisor.
  • Prepare, distribute (export) and notify of financial information, PTO/FMLA reports, and timesheets for all regions.
  • Prepare manual checks as necessary and post them through the system.
  • Respond to all employee payroll questions and make necessary correction/adjustments when proper authorization is obtained.
  • Process all new hire paperwork to verify information is entered for taxes and deductions.
  • Conduct payroll timesheet training for new employee orientation.
  • Verify that all changes for payroll are entered correctly from copies of PAS forms for each payroll period.
  • 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 in all payroll matters.
  • Display proficiency in payroll software.
  • Assist the supervisor with various administrative tasks to support program operations as directed; may also be assigned special projects.
  • Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but which may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances.

 

 

 
Direct Support Professional (Care Giver) - multiple locations NEW STARTING RATE - $17.00/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 

Job Responsibilities:

*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:  Wed 1:30p-3:30p. Thurs 1:30p-6:45p, Fri 6:45a-9ap (PT) 

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

    Position 3: Mon 10-2p, Tues 5p-7p, Wed 10a-2p & 6:45p-8:45p, Thurs 10a-3p, Fri 12:30p-4:30p (RPT) 

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

    Position 5:  Mon 10a-2p, Tues 12:30p-7p, Wed 10a-5:30p, Thurs 1p-7:30p, Fri 9:30a-5:30p (FT)

    Position 6:  Mon 10a-5:30p,Tues 10a-6p,Wed 10a-7p,Thurs 10a-5:30p,Fri 9:30a-5:30p (FT)

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/RN - Mon & Tues 11p-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 - Thurs & Fri 12a-8a; EO Sat 12a-8a & 8p-8a; EO Sun 8p-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: Tues, Fri  & Sat 8p-8a (FT)

Position 3:  LPN/RN - Wk 1:  Sun & Thurs 8p-8a; Wk2: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 8p-8a (FT)

Position 4:  LPN/RN - Wk 1:  Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 8p-8a; Wk2:  Sun & Thurs 8p-8a (FT)

Position 5:  LPN/RN - Wk 1:  Mon, Fri, Sat 8p-8a; Wk2:  Sun & Thurs 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 - Thurs & Fri 10a-6p; EO Sat & Sun 10a-6p (PT)
Position 3:  LPN/RN - Mon & Tue 4p-12a, EO Fri 4p-12a, EO Sat & Sun 12p-12a (FT)
Position 4:  LPN/RN - Mon & Tues 11:30p - 7a; EO Fri & Sat 9p-9a; EO Sun 9p-7a (FT)
Position 5:  LPN/RN - Wed & Thurs  11:30p-7a, EO Fri & Sat 9p-9a, EO Sun 9p-7a (FT)
Position 6:  LPN/RN - Wed & Thurs 3p-11:30p, EO Fri 3p-9p, EO Sat & Sun 9a-9p (FT)
Position 7:  LPN/RN - Mon & Tues 3p-11:30p; EO Fri 3p-10p, EO Sat & Sun 9a-9p (FT)
Position 8:  LPN/RN - Wed & Thurs 3p-11:30p; EO Fri 3p-10p; EO Sat & Sun 9a-9p
Position 9:  LPN/RN - Mon thru Fri 7a-3p (FT)

 

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 accepted 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 is required.

 



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

EOE

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..

 

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.

 

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

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.

 

 
Nursing Assistant (Non-Certified) - Sellersville NEW STARTING RATE - $17.00/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

Payroll Associate - Bethlehem
Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have an Associates Degree in Accounting or at least 2 years of business experience with payroll software package and electronic timekeeping




Job Summary:

The Payroll Associate will perform various tasks related to the Payroll process. This will include processing timesheets, reviewing electronic call records, preparing payroll checks, verifying payroll accuracy, distributing payroll checks, filing, and correspondence. Effectively communicate with Directors, Supervisors, Fiscal personnel and other staff.


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

EOE

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Integrate electronic call records and manually enter payroll timesheet information to generate bi-weekly payroll checks. This includes taking appropriate deductions and required withholdings, and preparing checks for distribution.
  • Prepare check requests for bi-weekly payroll withholding liabilities, payroll cash transfer information, and federal and state tax transfers and processes transfers for federal and state taxes after approval from Payroll Supervisor.
  • Prepare, distribute (export) and notify of financial information, PTO/FMLA reports, and timesheets for all regions.
  • Prepare manual checks as necessary and post them through the system.
  • Respond to all employee payroll questions and make necessary correction/adjustments when proper authorization is obtained.
  • Process all new hire paperwork to verify information is entered for taxes and deductions.
  • Conduct payroll timesheet training for new employee orientation.
  • Verify that all changes for payroll are entered correctly from copies of PAS forms for each payroll period.
  • 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 in all payroll matters.
  • Display proficiency in payroll software.
  • Assist the supervisor with various administrative tasks to support program operations as directed; may also be assigned special projects.
  • Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but which may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances.

 

 

 
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

RN Supervisor - Sellersville
Currently Available in Sellersville

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

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

EOE

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.

 

Supported Living Specialist NEW STARTING RATE - $17.00/hour
Currently Available 
 

Job Responsibilities:

Supportive Living Specialist (SLS) responsibilities include but are not limited to serving 11 individuals with mild intellectual disabilities who live alone in the Quakertown and Telford areas. They need assistance in their own apartments to maximize their potential in such tasks as meal preparation/teaching cooking skills, assisting with daily living situations, transportation to and from their jobs, assistance with upkeep of their apartment, checking medication, assistance with grocery shopping and community outings.

Full Time middle shift hours, a few day hours on the weekend.

EOE

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).


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