Career with iKare

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At iKare we believe that when it comes to caring for your loved ones, there’s no place like home. We have a home care vacancy in Singapore, and are always looking for vibrant, dedicated individuals to join the iKare team. Help us transform the landscape of the home caregiving industry. If this resonates with you, we’d love to talk to you about taking your next step towards a fulfilling caregiving career with us.

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NURSE

Are you passionate about providing patients with more care and attention?

As an iKare Nurse, you’ll be visiting patients to monitor their conditions and conduct tests when needed. You’ll also be a trusted authority addressing caregivers’ concerns during your visits, and can make adjustments to patients’ in-home management plan so that they’re in the best of health.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the care of clients through an advising physician, provide direct client care, and serve as the liaison between families and physicians.
  • Monitor, reassess and evaluate each patient’s condition, implement a plan of care, and support families to cope with patients with advanced illness.
  • Ensure that the nursing care services rendered are safe, competent, and individualised.
  • Uphold nursing standards in documentation, treatment, patient monitoring and infection control.
  • Manage complex client care and demonstrate clinical skills, knowledge and critical thinking in care delivery to clients.
  • Build rapport with patients and their families/caregivers; conduct follow-ups to ensure continuity of patient care and treatment plans.
  • Assess at-home needs in terms of training, as well as equipment and aids to facilitate patients’ daily living.
  • Allocate equipment as necessary to meet care requirements.
  • Perform nursing care such as medication administration and wound dressing as required.
  • Collaborate with doctors and other healthcare professionals to develop improved diets and healthcare plans for patients.
  • Maintain proper documentation of client’s condition and accurate collation of data.
  • Take measures to ensure the safety of patients and report all incidents to Head Nurse.
  • Observe organisational and legal requirements regarding storage and control of drugs and medical supplies.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality and discretion in matters involving client care.
  • Observe the proper use and care of equipment, consumables, and supplies.
  • Participate in Multidisciplinary Team meetings; cooperate with other teams to provide smooth delivery of patient care and services.
  • Enforce compliance with the Singapore Nursing Board’s Standards of Practice for Nurses and Midwives, and the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Keep abreast of developments in healthcare, attending courses and training programs to develop new skills and knowledge.

 

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of working experience in general or private hospitals.
  • Diploma in Nursing or similar, plus licenses to practice nursing in Singapore.
  • Experienced in home nursing and/or Dementia Care is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Excellent observational, leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and be proactive in making iKare a better workplace.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and time management skills.
  • Computer literacy.

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER

The Human Resources Manager provides management-level leadership and guidance to the iKare’s HR functions. The Human Resources Manager is responsible for talent acquisition, diversity initiatives, internal staffing, on-boarding, conditions of employment, retention of staff, benefits, health management programming, performance appraisals, and setting, enforcing, and evaluating legally compliant human resources policies, procedures, and best practices.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy.
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances, or other issues.
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process.
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation, and preservation of human capital.
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics, and procedures across the organization.
  • Nurture a positive working environment.
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance.
  • Maintain pay plan and benefits program.
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs.
  • Report to management and provide decision support through HR metrics.
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management.
  • Maintain effective service in line with the company’s corporate image.
    1. Company’s Grooming Standard
    2. Standard Operation Procedures
    3. Departmental Policies
    4. Corporate Policies
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as HR Manager or HR Executive
  • People oriented and results driven.
  • Demonstrable experience with Human Resources metrics
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company.
  • In-depth knowledge of labour law and HR best practises
  • Degree in Human Resources or related field

CARE MANAGER

The care manager will be responsible for assigning, monitoring, and organizing cases for iKare. The care manager will ensure all nurses and care aides involved are up to date with case information and collaborate with care recipients’ families, friends, and caretakers to effectively share information. They will be directly involved in the lives of their clients and provide resources and assistance. 

The Care Manager must have the abilities to multitask in a dynamic environment and have excellent negotiation skill.

Responsibilities

  • Contact potential clients by telephone and identifying their needs and providing information about iKare’s products and services. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate care recipient care through assessment, evaluation, planning, and implementation.
  • Communicate Care recipient needs to a variety of care team members and follow up accordingly.
  • Collaborating with Care recipients’ families in developing treatment plans.
  • Coordinating home visit’s schedule for Nurses and Care Aide
  • Work collaboratively with care recipients, families, physicians, and nurses to ensure high quality care.
  • Linking patients to social services programs and entitlements such as transportation assistance and government subsidies.
  • Conduct regular follow ups with care recipients to evaluate progress, promote continuity of care and ensure improved health outcomes.
  • Maintaining the care recipient comprehensive medica record through detailed documentation.
  • Assist in conducting education talks/training workshop.
  • Maintain effective service in line with the company’s corporate image.
    1. Company’s Grooming Standard
    2. Standard Operation Procedures
    3. Departmental Policies
    4. Corporate Policies
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in healthcare, social service or hospitality sector
  • Degree in Psychology, counselling, social work, nursing or related discipline with relevant work experience
  • Basic knowledge of PC application (Microsoft words & Excel)
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Individual needs to be self-directed, with excellent social skills, and to network with wide range of Professional
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Must be a team player with passion in patients care, willingness to learn, and able to contribute to the team

SENIOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

An occupational therapist helps people gain better functioning of their bodies so that daily activities can be performed better. The occupational therapist will perform an evaluation of a patient’s abilities. Then goals can be planned, according to the needs of the client and the client’s family. The goals may be modified over time, according to the patient’s progress. It is important to evaluate each patient differently and to provide appropriate therapy. This job may also involve working with other health care professional.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting physical assessments of clients and developing or following a treatment plan.
  • Assessing home and work environments of clients and deciding what adjustments are needed.
  • Evaluating results and progress of therapy on clients.
  • Assume leadership in projects related to clinical initiatives.
  • Spearhead the establishment of evidence-based practices, including the development of guidelines, procedures, and the implementation of appropriate equipment.
  • Integrate guidelines, programs, work safety measures, and best practices for comprehensive healthcare delivery.
  • Supervise and manage manpower allocation to maintain exemplary rehabilitation standards.
  • Develop and maintain staff training programs.
  • Maintain effective service in line with the company’s corporate image.
    1. Company’s Grooming Standard
    2. Standard Operation Procedures
    3. Departmental Policies
    4. Corporate Policies
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

  • A recognized Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapist
  • Full registration with the Allied Health Professions Council
  • More than 5 years of experience as a Occupational Physiotherapist, preferably in a community setting
  • Experience in project management
  • Ability to work effectively in both team and independent settings.
  • Strong management, leadership, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate and articulate sound clinical knowledge and reasoning, critical thinking, judgment and decision making in the provision of care.
  • Passionate about building a healthcare career, inspired to move ahead with challenges, possess a ‘can-do’ attitude, able to thrive in fast paced environment Qualification Diploma bachelor’s degree

CARE AIDE

We are looking for a competent Care Aide to join us in providing professional and excellent care for our clients.

The Care Aide will follow a care plan tailored for the client and report on any new conditions or needs that may arise. To thrive as a Care Aide, you should be professional, and compassionate and have strong people skills. You should be observant and committed to ensuring your client will feel safe and comfortable under your care.

Responsibilities

  • Assist clients with personal care, which may include bathroom functions, bathing, grooming, dressing, and eating.
  • Carry out clients’ prescribed healthcare plan – this may include assisting with exercise and administering medication. 
  • Ensure each client’s home is organized according to their needs, with safety measures are in place.
  • You may also be expected to assist with some light housework.
  • Provide emotional support and encouragement to perform necessary tasks. 
  • Provide mobility assistance when required, such as helping the client in and out of bed, a chair, or a wheelchair.
  • Transport or escort clients to medical and other appointments. 
  • Monitor and report changes in clients’ health, behaviour, and needs. 
  • Complete accurate paperwork and submit on a timely basis. 
  • Participate in supervisory meetings and job-related training.

Requirements

  • Experience in geriatric care within homes and assisted living environments are a plus, but not required. 
  • Certification in CPR AED, or a willingness to undergo training to be certified.
  • Knowledge of caregiving tasks or are ready to be trained with care aide skills.
  • Patience and respect in dealing with sick, elderly or disabled clients. 
  • Ability to train clients/caregivers on basic caregiving skills.
  • Ability to work under close supervision of iKare staff and cooperate with the client’s family.
  • A willingness to work flexible hours, which may include night shifts.
  • Proficiency in English (proficiency in other languages/dialects are a plus).

DEMENTIA THERAPIST

(iKare will provide Dementia Therapist training and certificate to successful candidates)

iKare Dementia Therapy is an at-home therapy that helps people with dementia slow down their disease’s progress by using various activities, such as games or art therapy. Dementia Therapists will be the facilitator of the therapy program, designed and supervised by iKare Therapy Supervisors. (The Dementia Therapist’s duties are typically limited to non-medical services.)

Responsibilities

  • Be professional and compassionate and possess good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Instill fun, enjoyment, and positive energy during the therapy to ensure the therapy recipient stays engaged and motivated throughout the therapy sessions.
  • Vigilant, observant, and sensitive to all the care recipient’s responses and needs.
  • Perform therapy and care support for the care recipient with instruction from the Therapy Supervisor.
  • Facilitate activities according to the client’s recommended and tailored Dementia Therapy program.
 
Requirements
  • GCE O level or equivalent education and experience.
  • Physically fit to lift and maneuver the care recipients during a therapy session.
  • Must be certified in CPR AED or willing to be trained.
  • Keen to work under close supervision of i-Kare staff and cooperate with the client’s family.
  • Experience in geriatric care/community care and healthcare would be an advantage.
  • A willingness to work flexible hours, including shift duties and after-office hours.
  • Possess computer literacy to do electronic entry into the electronic medical record.
  • Proficiency in English (proficiency in other languages/dialects are a plus).

BUSINESS DEVELOPER MANAGER

A Business Developer Manager is responsible for aiding the marketing team in establishing and maintaining positive relations with business partners.

Responsibilities

  • Drive and enable new business opportunities, on ensuring the long-term sustainability and profitability of the business of the Company.
  • Regular cold calls and visits to medical professionals, hospitals, and existing customers for generating leads, and validating and growing business opportunities.

  • Ensure that identified potential clients and leads from marketing campaigns and business partners are adequately followed up about the Company’s services.

  • Researching the backgrounds of potential partners to determine the best approach for developing a new relationship or deepening an existing one.

  • Collaborate with internal teams (e.g., care team, nursing team, senior management) to address customers’ needs.

  • Achieving the organization’s set business targets and key performance indicator.

  • Establish new business collaborations and identify potential growth in the business.

  • Conceptualize, prepare, and participate in public speaking engagements as an organizer and presenter.

  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

Job Highlights:

  • Office hours, no shift.
  • 44 hours work week.

 

Experiences:

  • Experience in the field of Nursing / Allied Health Professional is required in securing this position.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a registered nurse.
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or similar.
  • Persuasive Qualities: They can highlight a products or service’s benefits to convince customers and encourage the purchase using.
  • Effective speaking skills, key ideas, and concepts across a wide range of audiences.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Experience in providing high-level metrics and presentations to audiences at multiple levels within an organization.
  • Excellent presentation and project management skills.

Alternatively, email to us at

career@ikarehome.com