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Crystal Lake Barrington, McHenry, Lake, and Northwest Cook Counties

JOB DESCRIPTION

HOMEWATCH CAREGIVERS

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  • We provide free on-line access to an accredited University for continuing education and annual CEU requirements
  • We provide flexible schedules
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Web portal access to your schedule and care plans
  • Smartphone Apps for easy check-in/check-out
  • Payroll direct deposit

Nature of job:

We treat our caregivers like family! Caregivers provide paraprofessional services to the agency’s home care clients, as assessed in the care plan and in compliance with the client’s Service Agreement.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Experience as a caregiver in a home care setting or skilled facility.
  • Must meet hiring criteria as defined in the agency’s minimum standards.
  • Must be able to function with minimal supervision, accepting personal responsibility for maintaining a professional relationship with the client.
  • Must accept responsibility for maintaining skills and learning on an ongoing basis, as well as adhering to agency policies.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting the agency’s clients with their personal care needs in accordance with the care plan and qualifications (CNA/PCP/HHA).
  • Responsible for assisting clients with activities of daily living in a safe and beneficial manner.

REQUIREMENTS

Physical Qualifications:

  • Able to work an average of 20-40 hours per week.
  • Able to bend, climb, stoop, and stand an average of 5 hours per day.
  • Able to lift 20-30 pounds.
  • Able to use tools necessary for job.
  • Able to communicate effectively.

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Answering office phone during office hours and occasionally after hours and weekends. (Forwarding to a cellphone)
  • Caregiver-Client scheduling
  • Client and Caregiver intakes (obtaining new clients and caregivers)
  • Helping to track and administer caregiver training
  • Client Quality Assurance visits
  • Input of Client and Caregiver information into business software programs (HomeTools, Quickbooks, MS Office, etc.)
  • Office clerical activities including orderly filing systems
  • Timely management of correspondence from e-mail and mail
  • Interoffice communication with other owners and head office
  • Case orientation with Caregivers
  • Caregiver management activities including timesheets
  • Assistance with Caregiver interviewing and hiring process
  • Train on and be knowledgeable of Caregiver roles, responsibilities and duties
  • Communicate and monitor Client Care Plan with Caregivers to ensure compliance with Client expectations
  • Assist with tracking and implementing government requirements and industry standards
  • Marketing support activities including phone calls, mailings, newsletters, brochure/flyer distribution

 

REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Must meet the following qualifications:

  • Able to use and learn scheduling software
  • Software experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other applications
  • Able to effectively communicate with prospective clients, understand their needs and requirements and walk them through the intake process.
  • Assess caregivers' skills, personalities, and interests sufficiently to provide input on good client/caregiver matches
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - oral, conversational, telephone and written
  • Thorough knowledge of the caregiver's responsibilities.
  • Able to read and understand large numbers of caregiver reports
  • Able to read and understand personal care plans for each of their clients and assure their appropriate discharge
  • Able to communicate effectively with caregivers, as well as the Administrator, Director of Client/Caregiver Services, and other management personnel as appropriate
  • Demonstrate professionalism and responsiveness with prospective clients and others who may communicate with the agency.

 

Other Items and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of accounting, data and administrative practices
  • Knowledge of clerical practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of human resources management practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of business and management principles
  • Computer skills and knowledge of office software packages

 

Background Check

  • Candidate will be required to complete a background check.
  • Normal Business Hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Live within 30 minutes of 60014 Zip Code

 

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Director of Community Relations will create and maintain professional relationships with referral sources (such as physicians, assisted living facilities, independent living communities, hospital personnel, case managers, and social workers) to generate home and elderly care patient referrals. Your referrals should continue to grow over time and will contribute to the revenue and growth of the agency. You will prioritize activities to meet our home care agency’s specified growth projections. You will aim to meet and exceed our development targets, and establish and maintain market awareness. You will serve as a pivotal liaison between potential clients, current clients, and the home care agency staff.

REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate has experience in home health care sales, and has physician contacts in or near the Northshore and the Chicagoland. You possess a bachelor’s degree, related healthcare experience, and have knowledge of the home care industry. You have at least one year of sales experience with proven results, and prior experience working in a healthcare setting is preferred. You are a self-motivated, result oriented person with excellent verbal communication and presentation skills and a professional image. You are computer literate and have experience using Microsoft Office and salesforce.com. You understand how to create sales plans and a territory routing schedule. You are able to work efficiently in order to maximize time spent with community decision makers.

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  1. I attest that I, the applicant, have never abused, neglected, sexually assaulted, exploited or deprived any person nor have I subjected any person to serious injury as a result of intentional or grossly negligent misconduct.

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  1. I understand and agree that any consequential omissions or misrepresentations made by me on this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of this application and/or termination by Homewatch CareGivers if I have been employed. I understand that any offer of employment will be at the will of Homewatch CareGivers and that the company reserves the right to terminate my employment at any time, with or without prior notice and that I am free to resign at any time with or without prior notice. I understand that no representative of the company has the authority to make any assurances to the contrary.
    • I, hereby authorize Homewatch CareGivers to request and receive from all prior employers within one year of the date of this application, any and all pertinent information concerning my prior employment and its termination, including the reasons for such termination. I also release Homewatch CareGivers and its representatives from all liability from any damage that may result from furnishing the same to you. This includes a criminal background history, workers’ compensation investigation and/or Social Security check. This may also include random drug testing.

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