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Home Health Aides

Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland

Home Health Aides

Oakland, CA
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Job Summary

    Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland has been a valued part of the Oakland community for a little over four years now. Our mission is to provide superior quality homecare which preserves dignity, independence and safety for our clients and to create a compelling employment opportunity for our employees.If you are looking for an opportunity to challenge yourself and learn new things within the in-home caregiving industry, consider a job with Homewatch CareGivers Of Oakland. We are looking for Weekend coverage Saturdays and Sundays In-Home Caregivers to join our growing team and help to bring our unique care philosophy to life. Our on-line Homewatch CareGivers University helps you make the most of your career by providing a higher level of care and more meaningful connections with your clients. Our courses will provide you with the training and resources needed to meet the unique care needs of our clients and their specific health-related conditions. As an In-Home Caregiver you will not only be providing a full scope of home care services, but you will also be relied upon to make observations and recognize changes in our clients.

    Job Description

    Our caregivers have been the heart of our business since we began in 2016. We are looking for HHA's, ready to provide quality in-home care, but also develop an enriching, meaningful relationship with our clients. Our clients require assistance with activities of daily living, but also assistance staying connected with the outside world through social activities, appointments and errands; your role as a HHA helps them to live to their fullest. Our Care+App keeps track of our clients care plans, changes in ADL status and outcomes.

    Benefits

    Flexible hours, part time work available

    Use our new Care App to track your work schedule, see caregiving responsibilities for each shift, help with family communication, and more

    Competitive pay

    Advancement opportunity to team leadership positions

    Online Training programs include 12 hours of paid annual coursework

    On-going CEU’s available to maintain certification eligibility

    Referral bonuses provided for exceptional caregiver recruits

    Paid holidays and vacation time accrual

    Requirements

    Must be able to provide verification of any certifications held

    Experience as a caregiver in a home care setting or skilled facility

    Must pass national and multi-jurisdictional background checks, Department of Motor Vehicle checks, as well as TB and drug screening tests

    Must be able to meet quality standards of care during shifts and follow standard procedures for engaging with the rest of the care team

    Must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Available:

    Masks (Surgical, N95 and Cloth)

    Latex Gloves

    Face Shields

    Hand Sanitizer

    Duties of Home Care Aides/Companion Caregivers may include:

    Light housekeeping

    Menu planning, meal preparation and set up

    Laundry and linen change

    Transportation/shopping

    Bathing and dressing assistance set up only

    Safety and companionship

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

    Experience as a caregiver in a home care setting or skilled facility

    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

    Must pass all background screening with satisfactory results

    Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation

    Must possess effective communication skills

    Major Responsibilities

    Responsible for assisting the agency's clients with their personal care needs in accordance with the care plan

    Responsible for assisting clients with activities of daily living in a safe and beneficial manner

    Caregivers must be observant enough to recognize changes in their clients, and be capable of alerting the appropriate personnel when necessary

    Does not administer medication or perform any procedures requiring the knowledge or skills of a licensed nurse or registered therapist

    California Specific Requirements

    Be registered on the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) online registry system located at http://secure.dss.ca.gov/ccld/hcsregistry

    Be fingerprinted and submit to CDSS through Live Scan

    Successfully clear a background check (submit Criminal Record Statement)

    Possess a valid form identification (i.e. California Driver's License)

    Possess a Tuberculosis Clearance (no more than 90 days old) or if positive for TB, possess a chest x-ray indicating that they are free of TB

    Complete the ongoing training requirement of 5 hours per year

    This franchise is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to Homewatch Caregivers Corporate.