A Home Care Career in Kindness
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Human Resources Coordinator
The Human Resource Coordinator is responsible for HR activities including recruiting, screening, hiring, and orienting caregivers; monitoring caregiver performance including caregiver counseling and evaluations; investigating and resolving complaints regarding caregivers; caregiver training; maintaining caregiver files (electronic and paper); maintaining leave records for Office staff; and managing the health insurance plan.
Duties and Responsibilities Required of the Position:
- Comply with the policies and procedures approved by the CEO/Owner.
Recruiting, Screening, Hiring, Orienting
- Place ads and screen candidates
- Answer incoming calls promptly; return calls promptly; respond to email inquiries promptly;
- conduct phone screens to identify qualified candidates; explain job requirements and responsibilities;
- Schedule interviews for qualified candidates based on the phone screen;
- Perform reference checks (at least 2), conduct employment verification (at least 1)
- Develop and maintain candidate referral relationships
- Coordinate the new-hire orientation process
- Schedule orientations and invite candidates
- Review orientation paperwork and verify correctness of forms and information prior to caregivers leaving the Office;
- Prepare new hire paperwork
- Build the personnel file within 24 hours of the caregiver’s first assignment
- Ensure the background checks are procured (VA State Police and National) and filed appropriately
- Input caregiver information into logs, personnel files, and the Synergy HomeCare scheduling database (eRSP)
- Document in eRSP NOTES all important interactions with caregivers
- Report caregivers status changes to the Scheduling Manager
- Document in eRSP caregiver absences and violations of company policies
- Document caregiver accomplishments
- Track caregiver’s anniversaries for evaluations and raises
- Track certifications, drivers license, TB tests, auto insurance, etc. for expirations in the eRSP Database
- Ensure that all employee files are maintained and updated thoroughly and timely;
- Process and document employee changes in the files and system
- Notify caregivers of expired certifications and documentation - 30-day notice should be sent out
- Follow up and ensure required documentation is obtained; report deficiencies immediately to Management
- Audit the personnel file annually at time of employee evaluation
- Maintain and manage the online training program for caregivers
- Ensure that compliance is maintained for 12 hours of training per year for each caregiver
- Notify management promptly of non-compliance issues so that appropriate action can be taken on a timely basis
Caregiver Performance; Counseling and Coaching
- Discipline and coach Caregivers for policy violations using the Synergy HomeCare disciplinary procedures
- Investigate and resolve client complaints about Caregivers
- Thoroughly document all such disciplinary/coaching sessions in eRSP Notes
- Manage the annual caregiver evaluation process to include obtaining caregiver self-evaluations, performing the written evaluation, scheduling and delivering the evaluation session, and recommending wage adjustments to CEO.
- Administer the Group Medical Health Insurance Plan
- Monitor employee eligibility status and notify when eligible
- Add/delete employees to the Plan
- Review the monthly insurance premium bill for accuracy and approve it
- Advise Business Manager of changes employee payroll deductions
- Maintain office employee leave balances (Excel)
- On call back up as requested
- Be available after hours for emergencies and urgent matters
- Attend and participate in weekly care conference meetings by providing caregiver updates
- Report to work on time and communicate with the supervisor when late or not able to come to work.
- Dress in a professional manner and project a professional and positive attitude toward self, clients and other staff members.
- Perform other necessary functions/duties as assigned by the Office Manager/CEO.
- Maintain compliance with corporate policy and applicable laws and regulations.
- Ensure the office maintains consistent focus on customer service;
- Comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA);
Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Minimum requirements include:
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;
- Demonstrated understanding of high-volume service operations, human resources, and administration experience in a customer service focused industry
- Microsoft office skills
- Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously
- Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills (especially on the telephone)
- Ability to handle occasional stress due to multiple calls and inquiries, and angry or upset clients.
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