Personal Care Aide- Certified Nursing Assistant
Nippenose Valley Village
Williamsport, PA US
Posted ago
Nippenose Valley Village

PCA-CNA - Personal Care Aide- Certified Nursing Assistant

Naturally Caring - Empathetic - And Enjoys Being Around & Helping Seniors - Strong Work Ethic - Able to Follow Directions - 

If this describes you, please read on.

We are a Personal Care Home with amazing views of the country and mountains in Williamsport. Even if you are not from the area, you will feel right at home in our beautiful setting and in our modern facility.

We are looking for self-motivated Med Techs and/or Personal Care Aids that are highly responsible, empathetic, and caring individuals with a strong work ethic to provide assistance to our residents. You will be supervised by our Administrator and/or Director of Nursing.

Our most urgent needs are for the first shift, full-time, but we also have part-time opportunities available on other shifts. This is also a great position for students pursuing a degree in the medical field or nursing to gain practical, hands-on experience!

Compensation:
$10-15/hr- higher rate for Med Tech Certified and/or experienced CNA

Responsibilities

Here is a list of some of the day to day responsibilities:

  • Provide basic housekeeping tasks and laundry care
  • Help residents get to/from activities or meals
  • Assists residents with activities of daily living
  • Help maintain safe, healthy, and secure living conditions
  • Demonstrates kindness, care, and empathy to residents
  • Help administer medications to residents - only as Certified Med Tech under the direction of the Director of Nursing
  • May have the opportunity to become Med Tech certified

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A High School diploma or G.E.D. is required.
  • At least two years related experience preferred
  • Med Tech certification preferred and/or willing to be trained as a MedTech at which point you may be eligible for a potential increase in pay.
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • Must be willing to travel during inclement weather

Operations are 24/7, 365 days per year. Occasional flexibility in shifts is appreciated. Occasional overtime may be required.

We hire on an “8 and 80” schedule per Federal guidelines. Must be able to pass a drug test and obtain criminal clearances from e-Patch. If you have not been a Pennsylvania resident for at least a year you will also need to obtain an FBI fingerprint background check.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Resident focused, customer service skills with listening skills
  • Ability to be empathetic and caring toward residents
  • Good communication skills
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Flexibility with the ability to adapt to changing situations and circumstances
  • Time management skills
  • Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Collaboration skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Flexibility with the ability to adapt to changing needs and circumstances

Compensation
$10-15 hourly
About Nippenose Valley Village

Nippenose Valley Village is located in a beautiful rural setting outside of Williamsport, PA. We help our residents enjoy their independent years, with carefree living absent of the worries of house and property maintenance, housekeeping, and cooking.


​We provide loving, personal care so our seniors can focus on embracing vibrant, active lives in the Williamsport and Jersey Shore communities they love.


Our residents enjoy the best Central Pennsylvania has to offer: from cultural and entertainment venues to the best hospitals and medical care. 


As more care is needed, we provide ‘aging in place’ options that allow our residents to continue receiving the loving, personal attention and vibrant community living they’ve come to depend on and enjoy.

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