Benefits; Ongoing Online Training Flexible schedule Caregiver Recognition Program Caregiver Referral Program 401K Areas we service: N. Seattle – Shoreline, Lake City, Lake Forest Park, Ballard, Wallingford, University District, Sand Point, Freemont Snohomish County – Everett, Lynnwood, Edmonds, Mukilteo, Marysville, Arlington, Lake Stevens, Snohomish, Mill Creek East King County – Issaquah, Sammamish, Renton, Maple Valley, Meridian, New Castle, Kent, Covington, Fall City, North Bend
Summary: Caregivers assist SYNERGY HomeCare clients with activities of daily living as outlined in the written Care Plan. This may include the provision for hands-on personal care as well as tasks considered to be homemaker and companionship. Qualifications: ● High School Diploma or GED equivalent (preferred) ● Proof of CNA/HCA/NAR state license ● Proof of current 2-Step TB testing ● Meet or exceed minimum qualifications for the following: ○ Criminal background check (National and any required by state) ○ Professional and Personal Reference Checks ● Must be physically able to perform the functions of this position. ● Have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and proof of sufficient automobile insurance (when applicable) ● Satisfactorily complete SYNERGY HomeCare Orientation and online training modules as assigned. ● Possess excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: ● Understand and implement a client's non-medical needs in accordance with the established Care Plan. ● Provides companionship for a client including, but not limited to: ○ Talking and attentive listening ○ Providing social and emotional support ○ Promoting mental alertness through client engagement and activities of client's interest ○ Promotes a sense of safety and well-being (Notify the SYNERGY HomeCare office of safety concerns) ○ Assists in meeting nutritional needs by providing meal planning, preparation and grocery shopping as needed by client. ● Follow SYNERGY HomeCare's Infection Control Policies (notify the SYNERGY HomeCare office if in need of appropriate PPE or supplies) ● Follow the eRSP telephony/mobile app/or other timekeeping methods instructions when clocking in and out for all scheduled shifts. ● Medication reminders (hand, explain, remind, read, and open) ● Observe and report any/all changes in client's mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to immediate supervisor in a timely manner. ● Establish and maintain effective communication and professional relationships with clients, family members or other members of client's support system. ● Participates in in-services and continuing educational programs, staff meetings and client conferences as requested by immediate supervisor. ● Completes required documentation in a timely manner and submit to the SYNERGY HomeCare office according to policy. ● Utilizes any/all equipment and supplies safely and properly. ● Maintains confidentiality regarding client information (HIPAA) ● Adhere to the SYNERGY HomeCare dress code policy as specified in the Employee Handbook. ● Report to work on time and ready to work for the day as scheduled shifts require. ● Other reasonable related duties as assigned. ● Adhere to all SYNERGY HomeCare policies and procedures as detailed in the Employee Handbook. ● Provide clients in assisting with activities of daily living by providing SYNERGY HomeCare approved personal care activities including, but not limited to: ○ Bathing/Showering Assistance ○ Dressing ○ Toileting o Incontinence Care o Grooming o Personal Hygiene o Memory Care o Transfer Assist o Walking Assistance Physical Demands of Position: ● This position requires light to moderate physical exertion on a regular and recurring basis. ● Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk, hear, reach, kneel, and crouch. ● Lifting only up to 25 pounds is permitted and may be required. ● Clients may require repositioning and transfer utilizing proper repositioning and transfer safety techniques and equipment where applicable.
Pay ranging between $16 - $20 per hour & $250 and more per day for live-in shifts
SYNERGY HomeCare has shifts ranging from 4 hours to 24 hours 7 days a week.