This year’s National Nursing Assistants Week is celebrated June 17-23 starting with National Career Nursing Assistants Day on June 17. This recognition week is a time to honor all Nursing Assistants for their hard work and dedication in the healthcare industry. In celebration, we wanted to highlight a few of our amazing Nursing Assistants from both eKidzCare and our sister company, ePeople Healthcare. Learn more about these healthcare heroes and what makes them love their jobs as Nursing Assistants. “I love being a C.N.A. because I’ve always had the passion of helping others in need. I enjoy the connection that I’ve had when working with peopleRead More →

2021 Walk for Children’s Event On Saturday, June 5, eKidzCare took part in the Walk for Children’s event presented by UPMC. This event aims to bring together patient families and community members in celebration and support of the kids and families that have been or are being cared for at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. This year’s walk saw 218 teams, 3,272 walkers, and raised over $790,000! eKidzCare joined as a proud team in the event providing both a fundraising team and corporate match from the eKidzCare organization. In addition to our team support, one of our own amazing members of the eKidzCare family, Taylor,Read More →

New Leadership Achievements at eKidzCare by Alexis BoringSpring 2021 We are proud to announce Jennie McClimans has recently received her Doctorate of Public Health with a specialty in Health Advocacy and Leadership from Capella University. In attaining this Doctorate, Jennie completed a dissertation titled “An Exploration of Care Coordination Programs to Improve Communication between Home Health Agencies and Caregivers,” which is in the process of being published and is available to you upon request. The dissertation discusses the necessity of providing quality, high-value health care to the pediatric population while receiving home health services through care coordination activities. As a result of her dedication andRead More →

Join the eKidzCare Team for this year’s Walk for Children’s, presented by UPMC On Saturday, June 5, eKidzCare is participating in the Walk for Children’s 2021, presented by UPMC and UPMC Health Plan. Join us and thousands of patients, families, and supporters from all over the world to help make a difference in the lives of the kids in our community and beyond. Your support will help families focus on what’s most important – getting their child better. When you give to Walk for Children’s and UPMC Children’s Hospital, you invest in transforming kids’ lives through expert, compassionate care.  Join us in supporting Children’s byRead More →

A New Opportunity: Collin’s Make-A-Wish Event eKidzCare had the pleasure of attending a Make-A-Wish Foundation event in honor of Collin Alexander, one of our eKidzCare kids in East Petersburg, PA. At this momentous event, the Make-A-Wish Foundation presented Collin with a new home ramp, allowing him to enjoy the outdoors with ease. “Collin was able, for the first time, to go outside without the aid of multiple people. It was a heartwarming event due to the generosity of local businesses. Through this, nurses are now able to go out with Collin and enjoy the outside,” said Jake Pommerening, Branch Manager of eKidzCare Lancaster. Collin’s bigRead More →

“When a person decides to become a nurse, they make the most important decision of their lives. They choose to dedicate themselves to the care of others.” — Margaret Harvey, PhD, RN  Here’s to wishing you a fantastic National Nurses Week! Your compassion, bravery, and hard work is astounding. Enjoy some messages from the eKidzCare offices in celebration of you. A Message from the Greensburg Office A Message from the Lancaster Office A Message from Luke in the Pittsburgh Office A Message from Melissa in the Pittsburgh Office A Message from the Lehigh Valley Office A Message from the Erie Office A Message from theRead More →

As healthcare workers are receiving deserved recognition around the world for their bravery and commitment to their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to give special recognition to our Health Care Heroes. Below is a collection of some of our Health Care Heroes who continue to work to support their patients in an uncertain world. We will continue to add to this list and support our nurses during the pandemic and beyond.Read More →

There are many reasons that we choose the types of nursing we work in – pay, fear, or personal experience. But oftentimes with pediatric home health care, there are fears that deter nurses. To combat those fears and break down the walls of pediatric nursing, we asked our employees the perceptions they hear about pediatric home health care. Every week, we’ll feature one of those fears and transform it with the reality of this rewarding career path. [March 2020, Campaign No longer active] 5 Tips for easing your relationship with the parents When you’re a pediatric home health care nurse, the patient relationship extends toRead More →

Home health care is a tough job — but add in the innocence of a child and the medical complexities of pediatric home health care, and the stakes are even higher. But with this challenging career come rewards that compare to few professions. You’re not just a skilled individual going to work, you’re a hero in the eyes of a child whose quality of life you’re improving. You’re not just clocking in and out at a facility, but becoming a part of a family for life. Recently, one of the parents in our Lancaster office shared just how grateful she is for the home healthRead More →