Opportunities for Current Employees

Hello, Everyone,
Our Employee Portal is the place to find job opportunities, COVID information, employee handbook and more! Check it regularly for the most updated information. Here is some important information to know this week:

This is YOUR Employee Portal. If there is information that you would like to have posted here, let me know!

Have a great week!
Sally
203-676-9795 (mobile – call or text)
LocationRequested ScheduleInformation
NEW!!Purchase, NYLive-in, 3 or 4 dayearly stage dementia, must be patient, vaccination preferred
NEW!!NY, NYLive-in, weekendsmale client, stand-by assist, needs encouragement, vaccination preferred
NEW!!Brooklyn, NYLive-in, 3 day or 4 dayADLs, walk assist, personal care, rehabilitation from hospitalization, must be ok with cat, vaccination preferred
NEW!!Glen Rock, NJMonday-Friday, 10am-6pmCompanion, errands, shopping, household tasks, meal prep; must be ok with pets; female client; Vaccine Required, $27/day due to increased needs
Ossining, NYLive-in, 3 daysADLs, companionship, client is a smoker
Bedford Hills, NY12-hr night shift, 3 nights/weekBedbound, personal care, must stay awake
Westport, CTSunday 12-hr night shift, 12-hr day shiftADLs, walk assist, personal care
Stamford, CTLive-in Wednesday-Saturdaymale client, catheter, colostomy, dementia
Stamford, CTLive-in Sunday-Tuesday$304/day! personal care, ADLs, anxiety, depression, driver, female CCA
Greenwich, CTLive-in Friday-Sundaypersonal care, ADLs
Armonk, NY12-hr day shift & 12-hr night shift, all days availableEarly onset Alzheimer’s, cooking, safety, companion, personal care, male client; female CCA required
Greenwich, CT12-hr day shift all days available starting in JulyPersonal care, frequent bathroom trips, male client, Vaccine Required
Bayside Queens, NY2-day live-in, Sunday-Monday alternates with Monday-TuesdaySafety Assist, Meals

Interested in one of these opportunities?

Contact Debbie Hochadel

debbie.hochadel@compasscarellc.com

203-321-5905

Request Unavailability!

Step 1: From the mobile app menu, select Hours Wanted and Unavailability

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Step 2: Click ‘Request Unavailability’ at the bottom of the screen

Request button

Step 3: An alert will populate letting the caregiver know that they may only request unavailability that does not conflict with existing shifts. Click Continue

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Step 4: Enter the details of the unavailability request. All fields are required unless otherwise noted

unavil request

1. Enter the From date and times. If the All Day box is checked, times are not required

2. Enter the “To” date and times. If the All Day box is checked, times are not required

3. Optional – Select if the request repeats daily, weekly, or monthly

4. Select a Reason

5. Enter any notes about the unavailability

 

Step 5: Click Submit

Step 6: If the unavailability request conflicts with already scheduled shifts, the caregiver will receive an error message

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Step 7: If the unavailability request does not conflict with already scheduled shifts, the caregiver will see a confirmation that their request was received and to call the office with any questions.

Request Received

 

Each CCA will be assigned a Divvy card. This card is to be used for purchases that are made for clients, so that you will not need to use cash or credit card. This card is like a credit card, so keep it safe! When you receive your Divvy card, follow these instructions: 

Divvy Activation Instructions

If you need help with your credit card, contact Fran Charlip, fran.charlip@compasscarellc.com or 917-633-4882.

Completing reports for your clients during each shift is a requirement for all CCAs. This important information allows us to monitor client health, and it provides updates for client families. 

ClearCareGo:

  • Complete all tasks and add detailed comments about the client. Remember that this information will be read by the family!
  • ClearCareGo Caregiver Tutorial

Snappi:

  • These reports provide important information on the client’s health, and they allow us to see how the client is progressing or when the client needs extra attention.
  • Snappii Quick Start Manual

We have partnered with Tickets at Work to provide our employees with discounts on shopping, travel, and more! 

  • Become a member

  • Fill in the Sign Up information

  • Sign up with the company code: “Compass Care”

Laminate your COVID Vaccination Card!

  • At Staples – use code 81450
  • At Office Depot & Office Max – use code 52516714

Sign up for the NY Excelsior Pass to show your test results & vaccination: https://forward.ny.gov/excelsior-pass-business

The Conversation

Vaccination is the best way to protect yourself, your family, and your clients.

  • Clients are requesting vaccinated caregivers. Help us and help yourself — if you’re vaccinated, we have more opportunities available for you!
  • Register for your vaccine now. Click here.
  • Contact Mary Judge, mary.judge@compasscarellc.com, with questions.

COVID Tests are required for all employees:

COVID Safety Protocol: It is necessary to follow COVID Safety Protocol at all times to ensure the safety for all. Click here for our full COVID Employee Policy.

Safety Precautions 

  • Take your temperature every day before reporting to work. If your temperature is 100.4 F or higher, do not report to work. Contact the RN, Mary Judge (mary.judge@compasscarellc.com) immediately. 
  • Wear a mask while commuting to a client’s home. 
  • Wear a mask at all times while in a client’s home, unless you are in a segregated space, for example, in a separate room. 
  • Remove your shoes when entering client’s home. You should bring slippers to wear. 
  • Wash your hands immediately after arriving and before greeting client. 
  • Say hello to your client but do not offer to shake hands. 
  • Wash hands frequently (for 20 seconds) during your shift. 
  • Wash hands before and after serving client meals or refreshments. 
  • Wash hands before putting on gloves and after removing gloves. 
  • Use proper technique when putting on gloves and removing them. 
  • Wipe down hard surfaces with a disinfectant, including side rails, over bed tray, tables, phone, remote controls or any other hard surface the client, you or others use. 
  • Use Bleach or Lysol to clean if available. If not available, use white vinegar. 
  • Dispose of gloves properly. Use a new pair of gloves each time you provide personal care. 
  • Use the dishwasher, or if the dishwasher is unavailable clean dishes, glassware, and utensils by hand, using hot water while wearing gloves. 
  • Wipe down and disinfect all parcels or groceries that are delivered to client’s home. This includes anything made of cardboard, including cereal boxes, grocery bags, and egg cartons. 
  • Do not take client out for non-essential travel. 

COVID Paid Time Off: Compass Care, LLC has created and is providing a special COVID-19 sick time off (STO) benefit to support employees through the COVID-19 crisis. Please be advised this benefit is not state-mandated and is solely a benefit offered through Compass Care as our way to support our CCAs and from line workers during this pandemic. Click here for our full COVID PTO Policy

Become a CNA through CompassCare Institute of Caregiving! Click here for more information or to apply today.

Our next class begins May 17, 2021. We offer scholarships to current Compass Care employees!! Contact Sally Darrow for more information,

sally.darrow@compasscarellc.com or 203-676-9795.

 

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March 2021

Click here for our Full Directory & Instructions on Who to Call When

After hours or on weekends, please direct calls to the AOD first. If the AOD does not pick up immediately, leave a voicemail and send a text. THEN please call the BAOD. If the BAOD does not pick up, please leave a voicemail and send a text.

  • AOD: call or text 917-855-8283
  • BAOD: call or text 917-855-1929

During Business Hours (M-F 9 am – 5 pm):

 

Virtual Education Programs 
June 2021
PLEASE CLICK ON LINK / DESCRIPTION TO REGISTER
All programs are available via phone or webinar. Times listed are EST.
To find out about other programs, go to alz.org/crf

 

 For Professionals

2021 Connecticut Research Symposium – Early Detection Advances: An Update on Blood-Based Biomarkers

June 9 at 10:30 AM 
REGISTER HERE

Conference For Caregivers

Rhode Island Virtual Caregiver Conference, Featuring Lisa Genova, PhD
June 16 10 AM – 2 PM
REGISTER HERE

Connecticut Education Programs

June 7 at 10:30 AM Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia 
June 7 at 6 PM Effective Communication Strategies
June 7 at 7 PM Virtual Alzheimer’s Community Forum
(In conjunction with Circle of Health Homecare)
June 10 at 7 PM 10 Warning Signs, Research & Volunteer Opportunities

(Program held in collaboration with Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective)

              SERIES: Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Middle Stage

June 10 at 6:30 PM Part 1 Register here 
June 17 at 6:30 PM Part 2 Register here
June 24 at 6:30PM Part 3 Register here

June 11 at 10 AM Protecting your Health & Wealth
(Joint seminar with Edward Jones)

June 16 at 10 AM Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia 

June 16 at 12 PM Dementia Conversations 
June 16 at 6 PM Effective Communication Strategies

June 17 at 6 PM Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body, The Latest Research
June 18 at 9 AM 10 Warning Signs 
June 21 at 6 PM Locating Community Resources/Legal & Financial Planning
June 22 at 4 PM Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body, The Latest Research
June 28 at 10:30 AM Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
June 29 at 10:30 AM Virtual Alzheimer’s Community Forum 
(In Conjunction with the Southwestern CT Agency on Aging & Independent Living)
June 29 at 1:00 PM Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body, The Latest Research

Programas en Español

June 18 at 12 PM La Demencia y el Alzheimer: Lo que usted necesita
June 22 at 6 PM Los beneficios del ejercicio para la salud del cerebro
June 23 at 6 PM Estrategias de comunicación y manejo de comportamientos

 

CT Caregiver Support Groups
Click here for support group dates and times

CT Early Stage Support
Click here for program and event dates and times

For more information or to register for these programs,
click the link or call our 24/7 Helpline

800.272.3900