Employment

Since 1970, Elder Care’s mission and vision have been furthered by a dedicated team of compassionate and skilled individuals. As an agency, we prioritize treating each individual client with sensitivity, courtesy, and professionalism. We value honesty and respect above all. Think you would make a great addition to the team? Available positions listed below.

All positions require a mandatory pre-employment drug screen, TB test and criminal history check. ADA, EOE, Drug Free Workplace.

Applications can be submitted to our main office of Elder Care Services at 2518 West Tennessee Street Tallahassee, FL 32304 or our Elder Day Stay Location 2400 North Monroe Street Suite 11 Tallahassee, FL 32303, as well as to the email account info@ecsbigbend.org.

**NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE**

All positions require a mandatory pre-employment drug screen and criminal history check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Elder Care Services participates in E-Verify.

ADA, EEO, Drug-Free Workplace

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WE ARE HIRING!


Direct Services Supervisor for Gadsden County

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma required, Associates Degree preferred
  • Experience in the area of aging, volunteerism, or social services preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Access and basic computer skills
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy in work
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time and lift up to 50lbs
  • Active CNA license or HHA certificate preferred
  • Experience in a supervisory role preferred

Role and Responsibilities

  • Develop schedules for the Direct Services Providers of Gadsden and/or Wakulla Counties weekly.
  • Maintain and adjust Direct Service Providers’ schedules accordingly on a daily basis.
  • Supervise Direct Service Providers of Gadsden and/or Wakulla Counties (this includes completing their evaluations).
  • Maintain daily communication with case managers to advise of changes in Direct Service Providers’ schedules.
  • Notify clients/caregivers of any changes in Direct Service Providers’ schedules.
  • Report any significant changes to client services to the Clinical Director of Outlying Counties.
  • Keep schedules up to date in HHA Exchange.
  • Monitor appropriate availability of Direct Service Providers relative to care plan needs and advise Clinical Director of Outlying Counties on adding or decreasing Direct Service Staff and/or outsourcing client services.
  • Keep track of training and licensing for Direct Service Providers and ensure they are up to date.
  • Review, monitor, and sign off on Direct Service Providers’ time sheets and PTO requests.
  • Review and process Direct Service Providers’ client worksheets for billing and reimbursement.
  • Ensure that Direct Service Providers have adequate equipment and supplies to perform their duties in the homes of the clients (gloves, cleaning equipment, safety equipment, etc.).
  • Complete and submit case aide notes in a timely manner.
  • Arrange for RN to complete Direct Service Providers’ personal care monitoring every 60 days.
  • Schedule “one time” services for clients on waiting list.
  • Conduct feedback interviews via phone and face to face with clients to ensure satisfaction with services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director of Outlying Counties and/or the President/CEO.

As a full-time team member at Elder Care Services, you will benefit from:

  • Health insurance paid for at 100% for employees (options to add spouse and dependent children)
  • Life insurance paid for at 100% for employees (options to add spouse and dependent children)
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • A 5% employer retirement contribution beginning after one year of employment
  • Options for dental, vision, and supplemental coverage (short-term disability, cancer, accident, and hospital)
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Two weeks of Paid Time Off days per year; accrual rate increases with tenure
  • Holiday bonuses
  • A 37.5 hour workweek with 7.5 hour days Monday–Friday — no weekends
  • A friendly, inclusive, and helpful team environment

Direct Service Provider II — Gadsden County Job Posting

THIS JOB POSTING IS EXCLUSIVELY AVAILBLE TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES OF GADSDEN COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES UNTIL JUNE 23, 2022. AFTER JUNE 23, 2022, THIS JOB POSTING WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification or equivalent required
  • A reliable personal vehicle available and a satisfactory driving record (driving within county limits is a requirement for this position)
  • Experience providing personal care, homemaking, and respite care
  • Ability to stoop, bend, and move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to use proper body mechanics in assisting clients
  • Completion of 12 hours of agency training and/or 12 hours of hands-on training with a trained Direct Service Provider

Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide personal hygiene services to clients as directed in their care plan/service sheet; this includes but is not limited to bathing, grooming, and dressing.
  • Provide housekeeping services to clients as directed in their care plan/service sheet; this includes but is not limited to changing clients’ bed linens, doing clients’ laundry, and cleaning clients’ bedroom and bathroom.
  • Provide respite/companionship services to clients as directed in their care plan/service sheet.
  • Assist with meal planning and preparation, eating, and diet activities for clients as directed in their care plan/service sheet.
  • Perform essential activities directly related to maintaining client health and comfort in conjunction with the care plan.
  • Remind the client to take their medicine at the appropriate time specified by their medical provider.
  • Assist with transfer or ambulation needs including wheelchair, walker and cane.
  • Provide assistance with paying bills and shopping for clients based on care plan/service sheet (when handling client funds, appropriate agency form must be used).
  • Report to case manager or immediate supervisor change in clients’ conditions and clients’ needs for assistance in obtaining community resources. (i.e. doctor/dentist appointments, transportation, Medicaid, food stamps, etc.)
  • Promptly report changes in home situations which might affect the Care Plan or clients’ health and welfare to his/her supervisor and/or case manager.
  • Participate in required in-service training appropriate to Direct Service Provider responsibilities; record keeping, CPR, etc.
  • Complete and submit in a timely fashion all required documentation, time sheets, reports as requested.
  • Follow emergency procedures when needed.
  • Strictly prohibited from changing sterile dressings, irrigating body cavities, administering medications, or performing any other activities reserved for Registered Nurses under Chapter 464, F.S.
  • Establish a good working relationship with both clients and caregivers.
  • Consistently treat clients with dignity and respect.
  • Maintain client confidentiality according to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director, the Direct Services Provider Supervisor, and/or the President/CEO.

As a full-time team member at Elder Care Services, you will benefit from:

  • Health insurance paid for at 100% for employees (options to add spouse and dependent children)
  • Life insurance paid for at 100% for employees (options to add spouse and dependent children)
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • A 5% employer retirement contribution beginning after one year of employment
  • Options for dental, vision, and supplemental coverage (short-term disability, cancer, accident, and hospital)
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday bonuses
  • A 37.5 hour workweek Monday-Friday — no weekends or nights!
  • A friendly, inclusive, and helpful team environment

Note: All positions require a mandatory pre-employment drug screen and criminal history check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Elder Care Services participates in E-Verify.

ADA, EEO, Drug-Free Workplace