Equal Opportunity Employment Policy:
Elite Premier Nurses, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline and termination. Whenever possible, Elite Premier Nurses makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by law. Employees who would like to request a reasonable accommodation should contact Elite Premier Nurses.
All EPN employees will need to maintain State RN licenses and or any required certificates useful to the clients. Please plan accordingly. An expired license or out dated credentials immediately makes you non-employable.
Nurse Safety Act:
Please take some time to review the PA Nurse Safety Act http://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Nursing/Documents/Applications%20and%20Forms/Professional%20Nurse%20Law.pdf
When working, abide by its principles and standards. We never want to put a patient, our client, or you in jeopardy – safety and principles of care are very important.
Equal Opportunity Employment
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Elite Premier Nurses will be based on merit, qualification, and abilities. EPN does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits.
Any caregivers with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of their immediate supervisor or the owner. Caregivers can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. After following proper protocol, any employee who feels their complaints of discrimination are not handled properly should contact the State Human Relations Commissions.
Elite Premier Nurses relies upon the accuracy of information contained in the employment application, as well as the accuracy of other data presented throughout the hiring process and employment. Any misrepresentations, falsifications, or material omissions in any of this information or data may result in the exclusion of the individual from further consideration for employment or, if the person has been hired, termination of employment.
Employment Reference Checks
To ensure that individuals who join EPN are professionally qualified and have a strong potential to be productive and successful. It is the policy of EPN to check the employment references of all applicants. Some positions require that Motor Vehicle record checks, TB tests, Physicals, and Criminal Record investigations be considered. Motor Vehicle record, Background checks, Physicals and TB tests will be provided by the caregiver and conducted at the caregiver’s expense. EPN will respond to all reference check inquiries from other employers. Responses to such inquiries will be limited to information that can be substantiated by EPN records.
Background Investigation Policy
EPN strives to provide a safe and secure business environment for its clients and caregivers. Third parties help to limit EPN liability exposure. EPN policy is to conduct a thorough background investigation. Social security number verification, medical physical, and drug screening on all applicants. Furthermore, the applicant will not be permitted to begin employment with EPN until all required background, medical, and drug testing is completed and reviewed.
We will evaluate background information consistently, according to non-discriminatory criteria. Any criminal conviction or other negative information will be evaluated in relation to the position for which the applicant is applying for. This evaluation may result in disqualification for consideration for employment at Elite Premier Nurses, LLC. In addition, any falsification, or omission or information on any application form, including the background authorization, medical or drug authorization screening, and the employment application form may disqualify the applicant from consideration.
In complying with the guidelines set forth by the PA Dept of Health, any applicant who cannot provide proof of residency in the state of Pennsylvania for more than two years will be subject to a background check on a Federal level
All caregivers hired to work in homes where there are children under the age of 18 will also be subject to child abuse clearance investigation.
The Client Bill of Rights
As a client of Elite Premier Nurses, you have the right to:
The client’s responsibilities are to: