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Our Hiring Process

The Caregiver Way

Our Hiring ProcessThe hiring of our home and dementia caregivers is one of the most important processes we undertake at Homewatch CareGivers of Chapel Hill. From the time we receive an application, we follow steps to ensure it’s going to be a good fit for the caregiver and our clients. “I feel like it is important for me to know everyone who works for me,” says owner Anzor Gachechiladze, explaining why he participates in the hiring of home and Alzheimer caregivers. “In this way, I know who will be a good fit with our clients.”

Steps to Becoming a Caregiver

Each in home caregiver and client is unique and is treated as such. That said, we do have to follow the same process for every person we hire to work with us. Here is what you can expect:

  • State and federal background checks
  • Criminal background checks
  • Motor vehicle record checks
  • Personal and professional reference checks
  • Pre-employment and random drug testing
  • TB tests, as required by the state of North Carolina
  • Efficiency in CNA (Certified Nursing Aide) skills such as bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, meal prep

Safety & Learning Matters

Once you have been hired by us, the orientation and training begin:

  • HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) course
  • Bloodborne pathogen training
  • Documentation training
  • Aptitude test

Our home health agency always looks for smiles and a can do attitude in our caregivers!

To find out more about our currently available jobs or about our onboarding process, give us a call at (919) 289-3270 or visit this page. Thanks for getting to know us!

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  • “The caregivers at Homewatch have been a godsend.”

    - Marsha

    From Chapel Hill, NC
  • “I have been so fortunate to have benefited from the care”

    - Jecelyne Gervais

    From Chapel Hill, NC
  • “Homewatch is a partner on my Mom's healthcare team.”

    - Phil Marsosudiro

    From Hillsborough,
  • “Your service was really a Godsend to our family.”

    - Nancy

  • “Appreciation for HomeWatch”

    - Rob

    From Chapel Hill, NC
  • “The caregivers and staff are outstanding”

    - Barry Zipper

    From Chapel Hill, NC
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