- Posted By:
- Seacrest At Home
- Posted On:
- Jun 1, 2017
- Encinitas, CA (92024)
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- Job Website:
Join one of the best in-home care teams in San Diego! Seacrest at Home is currently hiring for several per-diem personal caregiver positions. Seacrest was voted as one of the top 5 best in-home eldercare providers in San Diego by the San Diego Union Tribune Readers Poll!
The Home Care Associate assists seniors, disabled adults or others needing care with activities of daily living at the client’s home or in a senior housing community or other facility. Duties and care may include transportation, house cleaning, laundry, washing dishes, personal hygiene, providing meals, and other health and wellness related activities. Perform health-care related tasks, and medication reminders, under the direction of the clients care plan in place. Confidentiality is imperative for our client files and information. The Home Care Associate will ensure that all home care is provided in a caring and respectful way in keeping with all relevant policies and procedures and coordinated Home Care Standards.
Minimum Job Requirements
Minimum 6 months experience working with seniors or other individuals while performing home care tasks such as assistance with activities of daily living, environmental support ( ie laundry and housekeeping ), etc.
Able to read, write and understand the English language; ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences; ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Excellent customer and personal service skills. Valid California Driver’s License, proof of clear driving record, proof of car insurance when assignments require driving. Fingerprint clearance; DOJ and FBI are required prior to providing direct service to any client; must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties; possess cultural awareness and sensitivity of diverse customs and have specific knowledge of the Jewish traditions/holidays; demonstrate sound work ethics; flexible, adaptable and able to work effectively in a variety of settings; respect cultural differences; work independently with minimal supervision; first aid required; Must pass pre-employment physical/TB test, able to obtain fingerprint clearance as required and pass a substance abuse screen for drugs and alcohol. Must complete a TB exam every 2 years.
High school graduate or GED, some healthcare classes/coursework