You may think old when you think of Institute on Aging because we offer services for elders and are a 40+ year institute. but you wouldnt be more wrong. While we do have a long-standing history in the Bay Area, IOA is on the forefront of revolutionary healthcare models, reshaping the way people can age in place. Our innovative models transform lives, enhance communities, and save healthcare systems millions of dollars. Rather than focusing on archaic outdated design, we strive to consistently question the status-quo and create new and more innovative ways to help aging adults maintain their quality of life. With over 23 programs, we offer multiple ways to aid seniors maintain their health, well-being, independence and participation in the community, fulfilling our mission.
The Home Care Department is seeking a Home Care Aide/ Caregiver to join its team in San Francisco, Oakland, Los Altos and San Jose. Home Care Aides/ Caregivers provide personal care and support to the elderly or adults with disabilities in their homes. Positions range from companionship to total client care.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include, but may not be limited to:
- Assistance with personal care, including bathing, dressing, and toileting.
- Driving clients or accompanying clients to shopping, errands or doctors appointment.
- Assistance with transfers, ambulation, or exercise.
- Meal preparation including special diets, and feeding.
- Light housekeeping, including vacuuming, dusting, laundry, linen changes and dishes.
- Medically Oriented Assistance - remind to take medications; help with exercise; assist with hearing aids, walker, wheelchair, bedside commode; empty catheter/colostomy bag.
Flexible hours. Part-Time, Full-Time, 12-Hour Shifts, Short Shifts, Weekends, Live-In Options.
Note: Services are provided 7 days a week and flexibility increases chances for work.
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Home Health Aide (HHA) certification in the State of California or at least one year work experience working with the elderly or disabled older adults (family members do not count)
- Ability to comprehend complex materials
- Ability to communicate and speak clearly in English
- Sincere interest in the well-being of elderly or disabled adults; knowledge of the community served; initiative, imagination, resourcefulness and flexibility.
- Agency-paid health exam & TB clearance must be completed before first assignment.
- Fingerprint clearance prior to client assignment
- Registration on Home Care Aide Registry
- Authorization to work in the U.S. and valid photo ID
- Ability to drive and willing to transport clients. If hired, applicants accepting driving assignments must provide current drivers license, plus proof of auto insurance and a safe driving record.
- Bilingual in English and Spanish, Chinese or Russian language
- Ability to lift, transfer, push/pull, maneuver, and reposition 35 lbs.
- Ability to reach, bend and walk
- Competitive wages per the union contract
- Vision, Dental, and 2 Healthcare Insurance Plans to Choose From*
- $500 Employee Referral Bonus
- 2 Weeks Paid Vacation (3 weeks After Your 1-Year Anniversary)
- 9 Paid Holidays, 1 Floating Holiday
- Biweekly Pay and Direct Deposit
- Paid training and CEUs, including free CPR Training
- 403-b Retirement Savings Plan with IOA matching contribution
- Pre-tax Commuter benefits and other options
- Parental Leave, Family Medical Leave
- Employee Resource Groups and wellness programs
* You must work an average of 30 hours per week for 90 days in a row to be eligible for these benefits
The mission that drives us: IOA wants everyone to AgeOn!
Institute on Aging works to enhance the quality of life for adults as they age by enabling them to maintain their health, well-being, independence and participation in the community.
Who we serve:
We serve a diverse population of older adults and disabled adults without regard to ethnicity, religion, sexual identity, or social status. We embrace the Bay area's vibrant and varied culture, celebrating the diversity of its inhabitants. We have a commitment to representing, honoring, and enhancing the journeys of all aging adults, including those from different cultural backgrounds as well as seniors within the LGBT community.
We continuously seek to embrace and uphold our values:
Integrity, Authenticity, Collaboration, Innovation, Accountability and Compassion.
We encourage you to learn more about IOA by logging onto #removed#/about-ioa
IOA is an Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran
Institute on Aging (IOA) believes the future should be something to look forward to, at every age. We bring together pioneering experts, seasoned champions and hands-on caregivers to make growing older better for Bay Area seniors and their families.
As the leading advocate for older adults and those who care for them, we offer a broad spectrum of services and support to help seniors maintain their independence as long it is safe to do so. In addition to providing home care and case management services, we operate San Francisco's Elder Abuse Prevention Program; The Friendship Line, a free 24-hour suicide prevention "warm" line for seniors; adult day care centers for adults experiencing Alzheimer's and dementia; the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE); and CONNECT, a free community referral service for all things elder.
Role: Hourly & Live-In Caregivers - San Francisco, East Bay, South Bay (902-E)
Location: San Francisco,
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