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Carlsbad La Jolla, San Diego, Rancho Bernardo

JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you have experience working as a caregiver or live-in caregiver? Do you have a passion for taking care of others? Would you like to work for a company that honors its employees as its most valuable asset? If so come join our team of elite caregivers. With Homewatch CareGivers of North Coastal San Diego you’re not just another employee, you’re part of our family. We staff jobs in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, La Jolla, Clairemont Mesa, and all over San Diego. Homewatch CareGivers are looking for compassionate reliable caregivers, Nurse Aides, and Personal Care Assistants to care for our clients in the client’s home. Duties may include attendant care, activities of daily living and personal care, such as; assisting with grooming and toileting, meal preparation and feeding, engaging client in activities, light housekeeping, and transportation. Work as many or as few hours as desired. This is a great opportunity for mom’s getting back to the workforce. Benefits include •Flexible Hours •Incentive Programs •Career Advancement •Paid Mileage •Paid Training *401k Plan with matching $$

REQUIREMENTS

Requirements Certification is a plus but is NOT Required. The right attitude, a willingness to work and a true desire to help others are the most important requirements. Also Required •High School Diploma or GED *CPR / 1st Aid *TB test (over last year) •Valid driver's license •Car insurance and reliable transportation. •Must be able to pass a criminal background, drug and child abuse check. •Weekends work is required. •EOE

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  Role
The Field Nurse is responsible for Quality Assurance visits, supervision of personal care cases when it requires a higher level of expertise than the regular staff can accommodate. The field nurse also provides training for staff, Caregivers, and Clients The field nurse can have a LPN, LVN or RN designation.

Scope of Position
Reports to the President

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Staff development, home care or home health experience preferred. CPR Instructor-Certified helpful but not required. License clear of infractions required. Experience in geriatrics a must, pediatric, post labor & delivery, cardiac, pulmonary and life-altering physical and mental diseases a plus.
1. Conveys professionalism with Homewatch CareGivers clients, their families and referral sources
2. Must maintain skills and learning on an ongoing basis, as well as adhering to Homewatch CareGivers, local, state and federal policies
3. Has background in managing others
4. Must be able to function with minimal supervision, multi-task, problem solve and make decisions on a timely basis
5. Software experience with Word, Excel and other applications
6. Must pass all background screenings with satisfactory results


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Major Responsibilities
The Field Nurse manages client QA, caregiver QA and reviews, and is responsible for:
1. Ensures that all caregivers receive on-the-job training as needed for specific clients
2. Participates in ongoing training for caregivers during their employment with Homewatch CareGivers
3. Meets with new and prospective clients and performs an assessment of service needs
4. Creates a Care Plan for all new clients after assessment and updates Care Plans as needed
5. Reviews charting in spirals and companion charts for clients monthly
6. Meets with clients after service has started to ensure quality care
7. Communicates with case managers, caregivers, office staff, clients, family members, and other medical professionals about client’s needs and concerns
8. Makes scheduled or unscheduled visits with clients to perform nursing tasks requested by clients, family members, or office staff
9. Consults with the staffing manager regarding the supervision of services
10. Assists staff, caregivers, and clients with problem-solving related to Homewatch CareGivers services.
11. Consults on matters dealing with the health, safety, and welfare of Homewatch CareGivers clients
12. Provides training to the clients regarding their own care, when requested
13. Provides or arranges in-service training to staff and caregivers on health maintenance services
14. When requested, assesses the skill level of new caregivers and recommends additional training, if necessary
15. Performs client evaluations when requested
16. Performs the Quality Assurance visits on the above-mentioned cases not less than every 90 days
17. Approves the caregiver assignment in the above-mentioned cases
18. On-call responsibilites
19. Any other duty requested to maintain the operations of the business including caregiving duties


Physical Qualifications:
1. Able to work an average of 20-40 hours per week
2. Able to bend, climb, stoop, and stand an average of 5 hours per day
3. Able to lift 20-30 pounds
4. Able to use tools necessary for job
5. Able to communicate effectively

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Homewatch CareGivers Job Opportunities

Home care jobs are available for those compassionate individuals looking to make a profound difference in the lives of our clients through caregiving. Our professionally developed training platform through Homewatch CareGivers University provides the knowledge and skills required to deliver the premier quality of home care services that has become the Homewatch CareGivers standard.
“When you work a job of joy, you don’t work a day in your life.”
-Beryl Clark, Homewatch CareGivers

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