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.
Please note if you complete the Job Interest form, you may be asked to complete the Application for Employment at a later date.

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(Job Listings Updated 1/16/2023)

Activity Assistant (Care Giver) - Sellersville STARTING RATE - $17.00/hour

Currently Available in Sellersville

Job Responsibilities:

Activity Assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities attending the day program setting to maximize each individual’s potential. Assisting the individual with daily activities, community outings, lunch, and interacting with other staff and peers.

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, Monday through Friday 8:30a-3:30p

Associate Director - Drexel Hill hide
Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and 2 years supervisory experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities or Associate's Degree in Human Services with 4 years experience in field of Developmental Disabilities. Demonstrates leadership and management skills.


Job Summary:

Specific Duties:

  • Responsibilities:

    • 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 regular review and accountability of consumer finances
    • Ensure overall quality of programs and implement changes as necessary.
    • Meet regularly with Supervisors: provide direction and guidance, promote relationships, and counsel whenever necessary. Complete and present yearly performance evaluations.
    • Visit residential houses regularly when consumers are in the home to observe interactions, etc. Promote and participate in community involvement activities.
    • Conduct monthly on-call meeting with on-call groups.
    • Attend county and state meetings, trainings, and events. Attend additional meetings as needed in the absence of the Director. Attend consumer related meetings and reviews ISPs quarterly.
    • Respond to consumer and family concerns and assist in their resolution.
    • Interview and hire supervisors. Participate in residential disciplines and terminations.
    • Input building maintenance concerns on the maintenance database and follow up to ensure that the program environments are safe and in good repair.
    • Maintain good working relationships with families/guardians, supports coordinators, day programs, schools, advocates, monitoring personnel, other agency personnel, and regulatory personnel.
    • Ensure adherence to applicable federal, state and county laws, regulations, and policies.
    • Review incident reports, investigative incidents, and take action according to policies and procedures. Become a certified investigator.
    • Attend and participate in licensing surveys and enact changes as indicated.
    • Track Supervisors PTO and complete payroll responsibilities.
    • Act as liaison between nurses and supervisors to ensure optimum medical care for consumers.
    • Assume responsibilities of supervisors and their residential homes when needed. Work shifts in programs as needed.
    • Oversee inventory and maintenance of program equipment such as cell phones, vehicles, etc.
    • Promote and participate in community involvement activities.

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. with on-call responsibilities

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.

 

 

 
Compliance Specialist - Bethlehem hide
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 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:  Mon 10:30a-7p; Tue 9:30a-5:30p; Wed 11a-5:30p;                                  Thur 1p-7:30p; Fri 12p-6:30p (FT)
    • Position 2:  Mon 10:30a-4p; Tue 1p-7:30p; Wed 10a-5:30p;                                      Thur 1p-6:30p; Fri 9:30a-5:30p (FT)
    • Position 3:  Wed 12p-5p; Thur 1:30p-4:30p; Fri 11:30a-2:30p (PT)                                  
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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 - Wed & Thurs 11p-8a; EO Fri & Sat 11p-9a; EO Sun 11p-8a (FT)

Bethlehem:
Position 1:  LPN/RN - Tues & Wed 12a-8a; EO Sat 12a-9a & 9p-9a; EO Sun 9p-9a (FT)

Ridge Crest:

Position 1:  LPN/RN - PT EO Sat & Sun 7a-3p (PT) 

Position 2:  LPN/RN - Mon & Tue 11p-9a; EO Fri & Sat 11p-7a; EO Sun 11p-9a

 

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 - Wed & Thurs  11:30p-7a, EO Fri & Sat 9p-9a, EO Sun 9p-7a (FT)
Position 5:  LPN/RN - Mon & Tue 3p-11:30p, EO Fri 3p-9p, EO Sat & Sun 9a-9p (FT)
Position 6:  LPN/RN - Mon thru Fri 7a-3p (FT)

 

Human Resource Assistant - Sellersville

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have an Associate's Degree in related field and One (1) year experience working in Human Resources.


Job Summary: 
Provides support services to Human Resource department to meet organizational goals and objectives related to the Human Resource function.

 

Specific Duties:

1. Recruitment

a. Conduct reference checks.

b. Make job offers and obtain necessary information to conduct appropriate  background checks.

c. Schedule and notify applicant of initial orientation training.

d. Ensure completion of all new employee paperwork prior to and at orientation

training.

e. Ensure appropriate record keeping requirements based on federal & state laws.

2. Data Entry/Databases/Reporting

a. Enter all employee information into HR database – including new hires; employee name, address, phone number changes, etc.

b. Report to appropriate agencies new hire information.

c. Enter all disciplines, “no drives”, leaves, etc. into appropriate databases

d. Electronically enroll/cancel/update employee insurance information

e. Compile and distribute monthly physical/TB reports, Evaluations, No Drive Lists, etc.

f. Review and process all Personnel Action Sheets (PAS) and forwards to Payroll promptly.

3. Maintain Files

a. File all appropriate paperwork in a timely manner.

b. Update Human Resource Change page in files as appropriate.

c. Ensure that files are maintained in accordance with all applicable laws.

4. Benefits

a. Process appropriate paperwork for: tuition reimbursement, FMLA, recognitions, finder’s fee, insurance, etc.

b. Notify employees of any changes in their benefit status, including COBRA notification for terminations/resignations and/or change of status.

c. Assist in Open Enrollment annually.

Other Duties:

1. Completes appropriate requests for employee information from outside sources (ex: mortgage applications, loans, welfare, Unemployment, etc.)

2. Ensures timeliness in completion of all paperwork.

3. Develop and maintain positive working relationship with all departments.

4. Reviews monthly insurance, MVR, medical and state police invoices for accuracy & makes changes as appropriate.

5. Participate in grievance, discipline, etc. process as required.

6. Present a professional demeanor at all times.

7. Assists other office personnel/Director in projects as requested.

8. 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.

Job Location: Primarily in the Sellersville, PA office. May need to travel to the Bethlehem, PA Office once a week.

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 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.

 

 

 
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 hide
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 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

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

Quality Assurance Specialist - Sellersville hide
Currently Available in Sellersville

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have be at least 18 years of age; HS Diploma/GED - Minimum 2 years' experience in the field of IDD; Have working knowledge and understanding of the licensing standards for Chapter 6400; Driver's license with a clean 3 year driving record and the ability to lift 50 pounds. 


Job Summary:
During visits to residential programs, the Quality Assurance Specialist will ensure all staff are providing supervision to the individuals and following LifePath policies and procedures. Will provide trainings, administer medications, and cover shifts as needed

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure staff is actively providing the level of supervision required in program plans, implementing individuals’ ISPs and protocol as written and addressing any current health and safety issues.
  • Ensure overall quality of residential facilities by conducting random house monitoring as scheduled by the Director, which may include overnight checks.
  • Review Medication Administration Records.
  • Quiz staff on ISPs and protocols. Provide training when necessary.
  • Provide support to staff by responding to and resolving any concerns staff reports to them during their visit. Report any concerns regarding health and safety of the individuals to the Associate Directors and/or on call EIM.
  • Assist on call supervisor with training fill in and agency staff. Assist on call with crisis management.
  • Complete monitoring reports and review with staff at the end of each visit. Submit reports to the Director at weekly meeting. Submit training documentation to the training department.
  • Communicate and interact effectively and tactfully with the consumer, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.
  • Take required trainer classes for Fire Safety, Medication Observer and Trainer, and others that the Director may require to train staff.
  • Attend monthly safety committee meetings.
  • Accompany individuals and staff to emergency room when needed.
  • Administer medications when needed and cover openings in schedules.
  • Run monthly fire drills when directed by Director. 

Full time - 32-40 hours per week, 1-2 weekdays & EO Weekend and flexibility                          for overnight shifts

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.