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On Call Coordinator

Houston - Southwest

Home Instead, the nation's most trusted source of non-medical home care, is hiring for the position of On-Call Weekday/Weekend Coordinator. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, detail oriented, a positive attitude, able to think clearly in a high pressure situation and be self motivated.

On- Call (this is a work from home mainly) two weekends a month and/or as needed: Starts on Friday night at 5:00 pm and ends Monday morning at 8:00 am. Shared responsibility for Holiday coverage. May develop into more hours as needed during weekdays if interested/and qualifies.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reflect the core values of Houston Home Care, LLC, d.b.a Home Instead
  • Prior to start of the on call shift, review schedule with designated Service Coordinator and become aware of any potential trouble spots that might arise.
  • Obtain resources needed for on call responsibilities such as laptop, tablet and/or phone along with any paper resources deemed necessary.
  • Answering each incoming call in a friendly, professional, and knowledgeable manner and respond quickly to their needs.
  • Fill all Client shifts following designated office scheduling processes.
  • Communicate changes in Client Shifts to the Client(s) and CAREGiver(s).
  • Contact backup person when questions arise about clients or CAREGivers that require input
  • Fill in on assignments that come open until a replacement CAREGiver is found
  • Communicate client and CAREGiver concerns or problems with owner or designated key player.
  • Monitor and log both client and CAREGiver activity and follow up on CAREGiver assignments and client service in the operating system.
  • Field new client & CAREGiver inquiries over the phone in a knowledgeable manner and schedule care consultations
  • Create a log of the activities of your shift and communicate that to the designate key player(s).
  • Return resources to the office following your shift.
  • Demonstrate open and effective communication with owner, colleagues and CAREGivers
  • Ensure Home Instead standards are met and upheld

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in quarterly CAREGiver meetings
  • Perform care consultations as required
  • Perform any and all other functions deemed necessary

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High school graduation or the equivalent
  • One year of related business experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have an understanding of and uphold the policies and procedures established by Houston Home Care, LLC ,(d.b.a. an independently owned and operated Home Instead franchise)
  • Knowledge of Clear Care Software is a Plus
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to listen effectively
  • Must have the ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality of information and meet deadlines
  • Must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills as well as sound judgment and good decision-making skills
  • Must demonstrate discretion, integrity and fair-mindedness consistent with company standards, practices, policies and procedures
  • Must have the ability to organize and prioritize daily, monthly and yearly work
  • Must be able to establish good working relationships with management, colleagues, franchise owners and their staff
  • Must have the ability to sit at a desk and listen effectively for long periods of time on the telephone
  • Must present a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Must be able to operate office equipment
  • Must be able to operate HISC technology
  • Must be patient and congenial on the telephone
  • Must have computer skills and be proficient in Word and Excel
  • Must be able to work evenings or weekends as required
  • must be able to perform duties in a professional office setting

 

Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.

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