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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Full-Time, Long-Term Caregiver/Registered Nurse Needed- Chicago, IL and Rancho Mirage, CA

Client looking for a full-time, long-term traveling Caregiver/Registered Nurse (RN) to plan, organize and facilitate all necessary in-home medical & health services for a retired male living with his wife. The couple split their time between Chicago, IL and Rancho Mirage, CA. The RN will travel and relocate alongside the couple and be responsible for managing all in-home medical care and support staff.

This is a full-time position and coverage is required for 40-50 hours/week, typically Monday-Friday but flexibility needed for on-call rotations when required. The living schedule will be: June-October the clients live in Chicago and November-June the clients live in Rancho Mirage. 

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Develop and document a “Plan of Care” for the client in collaboration with his doctors and health care providers.
  • Conduct a daily routine of health assessments and treatments as prescribed by client’s doctors. Take vitals (pulse, blood pressure, and blood 02.) Check-in routinely with the client to see how he is feeling and consistently monitor his condition, mood and well-being throughout the day.
  • Organize and administer prescribed medications, oxygen and health supplements. Operate & maintain CPAP machine. Order supplies and call-in prescriptions as necessary.
  • Provide client with assistance dressing. Assist client with wheelchair and walker. Client may eventually need help with bathroom/bathing but is currently handling without the need of assistance.
  • Maintain a complete online medical log that outlines the client’s plan of care, documents the special protocols for anyone taking his blood, records daily vitals, medications taken, meal consumption, sleep, mood and well-being.  Keep a complete current list and detailed history of all medications and dosages.
  • Schedule and accompany clients to all medical and dental appointments. Meet with doctors and health care providers to fully understand conditions and prescribed treatment plans. Communicate client’s needs and report any changes in his condition. Obtain and receive doctor’s orders. Disseminate information and necessary updates between client’s doctors in Chicago, Rancho Mirage and Pasadena and the client’s extended family.
  • Manage, schedule and evaluate the evening and weekend in-home medical support staff. Adjust routines, roles and schedules as prescribed by doctors and when necessary changes are required.
  • Reconcile and categorize work related expenses.

Salary and benefits offered:
  • Competitive annual salary, eligible for discretionary annual performance based bonus
  • Medical & Dental insurance
  • PTO: 4 weeks (20 days) vacation. Observed holidays include New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day (Holiday rate applicable if required to work holiday.)
  • Mileage reimbursement at federal rate when required to use personal car
  • Housing provided when stationed in Rancho Mirage, CA
  • Vehicle provided when stationed in Rancho Mirage, CA
  • Phone allowance or client will provide a work cell phone
  • When stationed outside of Chicago, two coach round trip airline tickets will be provided per month for personal guests to visit.

All applicants must be a Registered nurse with current license to practice professional nursing in California and Illinois. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of experience, preferably in home care or hospice nursing. Must be able to lift, position or transfer client, as well as lift supplies and equipment. Must have a current valid drivers license, current CPR certification and the ability to pass a comprehensive background and credit check. To apply and for additional details please e-mail resume to Mallory@alteregoconcierge.com 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Full-Time Live-In Nanny Needed for Newborn in Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)

Full-time live-in Nanny needed to care for newborn baby in Chicago, IL (Gold Coast). Couple is expecting their first baby in March and will have a Night Nurse for several months, so the Nanny will only be needed during daytime hours (although they still prefer live-in long-term). Ideal candidate is open to a six day/week schedule, but couple is open to candidates who prefer five days/week. As position will be live-in, the schedule will be approximately 10-12 hours daily. 

Applicants should have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a Nanny (including with newborns/infants), be comfortable traveling extensively with a family (domestic and international), and looking for a long-term commitment. Family has other staff members in the home and would like to find a candidate who is a team player/is willing to pitch in and help wherever needed. Top salary DOE. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com. Start date is February or March 2017. 

Part-Time Housekeeper Needed Two Days Per Week- Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Part-Time Housekeeper needed two days per week at a private residence in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park). Schedule will be two days per week (days of the week are flexible/open) for approximately 5-7 hours per day. Housekeeper will be responsible for deep cleaning, changing linens, laundry, ironing, and errands as needed. Ideal candidate is a meticulous deep cleaner who pays strong attention to detail and is knowledgeable about environmentally friendly, green cleaning products. Start date is on or prior to February 13, 2017. Competitive hourly rate DOE. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com. 

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Child-Friendly Housekeeper Needed Full-Time- Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Sweet family of four is seeking a full-time Housekeeper to care for their single family home in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park). Schedule will be Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week (7am-3/3:30pm). Housekeeper must be child-friendly as the schedule requires childcare on Mondays and Fridays; candidate must also be comfortable caring for the family’s dog and have basic Internet skills (i.e.: ordering supplies online, using applications such as Instacart for groceries, etc.)

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Daily deep cleaning and maintenance of the home (washing floors, scrubbing bathrooms, wiping down the kitchen, laundry, ironing, changing linens, etc.)
  • Walking the family’s dog twice daily
  • Maintaining inventory and restocking supplies when needed
  • Assisting with packing/unpacking suitcases when family travels
  • Handling family’s dry cleaning (picking up/dropping off)
  • Overseeing and managing vendors
  • Other duties as needed, such as wrapping gifts, etc.

Housekeeper should speak good English, be very detail oriented and an excellent deep cleaner, and ideally be looking to make a long-term commitment. Compensation is DOE and family offers great benefits (paid vacation and paid holidays); health insurance is also an option for the right candidate. Ideal start date is as soon as possible, but family is willing to wait for the right person. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com.

Part-time Family Assistant/Nanny Needed- Winnetka, IL

Part-time Family Assistant/Nanny needed to care for a family with three school-aged children (ages 8, 12, and 15) in Winnetka, IL. Family is looking to commit to 20 hours per week, likely Monday-Friday from 3 or 3:30 until 7 or 7:30 but flexibility requested for occasional events, date nights, weekend evenings, etc. Duties include but are not limited to:

   Playing games, activities, and helping with homework
   Picking up from school and driving to activities
   Making meals, snacks, and assisting with dinner prep and clean up
   Driving to and accompanying children on errands, appointments, etc.
   Manage grooming, care, and provide a positive and fun environment when children are in your care
   Stay overnight and provide 24-hour coverage/care when parents are traveling (advance notice would be given and time commitment may range between a few days or up to one week)

Ideal candidate has strong communication skills, works well autonomously and/or on a team, welcomes feedback and follows instructions. Family is looking for a responsible, reliable, and punctual candidate who has a great attitude and is flexible as needed.

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Nanny or in a similar childcare role, be comfortable working in a home with pets (dog), speak excellent English, have impeccable references, and must have a driver's license and ideally his/her own reliable vehicle (although the family’s car will be driven when working). Hourly rate is commensurate with experience. Start date is as soon as possible. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com.