Why United Zion?

United Zion has been serving the community for over 117 years. We provide quality care to seniors in a loving and caring community. We are a small community with big perks. This is a place where teamwork is valued and you will get to know residents and team members by name. Plus, we offer great benefits including vacation bonuses, matching retirement plans, employer contributions to the HSA, as well as vision, dental and health insurance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in bathing/dressing and personal hygiene of residents.
  • Provide a daily activity and engage residents to participate in daily activity to provide social interaction with each resident.
  • Escort and/or assist in the transport of residents.
  • Maintain proper infection control procedures, including cleaning equipment after each use.
  • General resident care duties as assigned.
  • Report changes in residents’ status to LPN Shift Leader/Administrator.
  • Encourage residents to maximize their capabilities.
  • Maintain tidy and safe work environment including the PC Care Center, resident rooms and utility/storage areas.
  • Immediately answer call bells of each resident

Personal Qualifications

  • Must be of 18 years of age or older and possess a high school diploma/equivalency or active certification as a nurse aide in Pennsylvania;
  • Completion of, or ability to successfully complete Direct Care Staff Person Training Course and Competency Test prior to acceptance of employment (can be completed online by accessing the PA DPW web site: http://services.dpw.state.pa.us/pch_comptest/).
  • Meet all requirements of the Older Adult Protective Services Act (OAPSA). Required criminal history background checks must be done on the PA State Police Request for Criminal Record Check form (SP4-164) or via the e-patch system, drug and alcohol free;
  • Physically able to perform the physical position requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation.