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Caregiver

Elfin Services is a company created and developed to take the very best care of you and your loved ones.  We are a small, independent, locally-owned and operated agency that does things differently. Elfin Services is recognized for providing the very best medical and social support to the elderly and others in need in Southwest Washington communities.

Elfin Services is looking for talented, compassionate, and committed individuals to serve our clients in a variety of positions. Our work is challenging, but for those who give clients their very best, it is intensely rewarding. Our working environment is teamwork oriented, collaborative, constantly changing, and unwaveringly focused on the well-being of our clients.  Elfin Caregivers are responsible, compassionate, and caring people who are motivated to provide the best (non-medical) assistance to clients that they can possibly provide. 

Caregivers' responsibilities range from companionship, providing assistance with "activities of daily living" including personal care and hygiene, housekeeping, and other daily tasks. Elfin Caregivers have nurse delegation training and certification so they can provide nurse delegated services when required. Caregivers form bonds of trust, understanding and friendship to make sure they always act in the best interests of the clients.

Elfin Services is an equal opportunity employer to all.  We provide competitive salaries, a retirement plan, paid vacations, and job-related training.  Full and part time positions are available, with some opportunities for flexible schedules.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of the caregiving job (a combination of experience, exposure and course work)
  • Ability to transfer a 150-lb. adult in a variety of situations several times per shift
  • Availability of reliable vehicle for transport to and from client's home
  • State of Washington Nursing Assistant or Home Care Aide certification (you may be in an accredited Assistant or Aide program when you start but you must have your certificate in hand within 150 days of your hire date)

Desired Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 6 months of caregiving experience with great professional references
  • Nurse Delegation training and certification
  • CPR certification

Required Skills:

  • A high level of dependability and ownership of the welfare of our clients
  • Understanding of the English language (ability to read and write)
  • Genuine empathy and compassion for others
  • Ability to listen well with patience
  • Excellent personal skills for meaningful interaction and communication with clients
  • Ability to make well-reasoned decisions and judgment calls
  • Ability to document and create accurate written records of ADLs (checklists, notes, incident reports, etc.)

Apply online at: https://elfinservicesinc.clearcareonline.com/apply/

If you have any questions, please contact Elfin Services at 360.883.3569 or send an e-mail message to: info@elfinservices.com

Come join us today and receive a $150 sign-on bonus!
*** Restrictions apply.  Consult with the Recruitment and Development Manager upon hiring.

 

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Care Manager

Elfin Services is a locally-owned elder advocacy, care management and home care company that is recognized for providing the very best medical and social support to the elderly and others in need in Southwest Washington communities.  We are looking for talented individuals who are interested in applying for a full-time Care Management position.

Elfin Services Care Managers use endless compassion, common sense, and knowledge of the medical, legal, insurance, and institutional living industries to facilitate solutions that move clients successfully through the maze of issues they must deal with in their daily lives. They take personal responsibility for the welfare of Elfin clients, forming bonds of trust, assessing needs, designing programs of services to meet these needs, implementing those programs, and then ensuring on an ongoing basis that the services provided effectively meet the clients' evolving needs.  

The assistance provided is wide-ranging, including social (family, companionship, community), medical, legal, administrative (insurance, financial, living arrangements) safety, and help with many other issues that are unique to each client. They often deal with complex family issues, including conflict situations. They direct and lead caregivers. Care Managers work in the office but spend a majority of their time traveling, using their own transportation, to clients' homes, hospitals, and other service provider locations. They evaluate and direct care and assistance, provide transportation for the clients to appointments and meetings, and often run errands for clients. They provide coordination of care, interacting with professionals in many different fields to exchange instructions, gather information and solve complex problems. 

Care Manager hours typically are Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm, but they also provide on-call services in rotation with other staff 24 hours, 7 days per week.
 
Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work degree with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the health care field or a relevant social services field, or
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social work with 5 years’ experience in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated evidence of the ability to skillfully navigate the medical field
  • Experience in geriatric care
  • Genuine empathy and compassion for others
  • Ability to assist people with physical limitations in transferring in and out of a vehicle
  • Willingness to do whatever it takes to ensure the well-being of clients
  • Ability to make solid decisions under pressure
  • Understanding of the caregiving job (experience, exposure, course work, or supervision)
  • Excellent interpersonal interaction and written communication
  • High self-motivation, excellent time management, excellent organizational skills, and flexibility
  • Availability of personal transportation

To apply, please submit a cover letter expressing your interest, along with a resume to info@elfinservices.com.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at 360-883-3569.

 

 

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