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Staff Management > 04 Hiring (27 docs)

04 Hiring (27 docs)

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free information on 2016 Minimum Wages & Pay Requirements 2016 Minimum Wages & Pay Requirements
An important form to determine applicants applying for employment in a care facility likes/dislikes and strong/weak points. Applicant Questionnaire
Form used by interviewer to rate the applicants seeking employment in a care facility through questions and observations from the interview to find the most qualified person to fill the available position. Applicant Ranking Form
A free article on questions an employer can and can't ask in an interview, information an applicant can be asked to provide, with useful links. Care Facility and Business Employee Reference Check For Employers
Caregiver Assessment Guide AZ for Homes for the Developmentally Disabled and Community Based Care programs. Caregiver Assessment Guide AZ
Arizona Criminal History Self Disclosure check off list for community care facilities Criminal History Self Disclosure AZ
Application for employment  as a caregiver in a care facility. Employment Application - Caregiver
Application for general employment in a care facility. Employment Application - General
Important questions and answers about Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination
All California Community Care Facilities are required to check the criminal records and submit fingerprints on any prospective employee before hiring. Free CRIMINAL RECORD STATEMENT LIC 508 State of California Form
Instructions to Licensees: Use your state's form if there is one.  If no state form is required, use this form if allowed by state law.  If the person discloses a criminal conviction, review the person?s statement and discuss it with your state inspector. Maintain this form in your facility personnel file and send a copy to your LPA. Do not hire the person until they are cleared.   Adpated from California?s Criminal Record Statement State Form LIC 508 Free Generic Criminal Record Statement for Care Facilities
Take this test for yourself...and send it to your friends, and let them know who you are. 
Don't peek but begin the test as you scroll down and answer. Answers are for who you are now...not who you were in the past. Have pen or pencil and paper ready. 
This is a real test given by the Human Relations Dept at many of the major corporations today. It helps them get a better insight concerning their employees and prospective employees. Free Personnel Personality Test
Check list for potential employees for a free training observation day prior to accepting employment.  

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You have been invited to attend a free orientation-training day at our facility.  We are willing to spend our time teaching you more about company so that you can better see if the job interests you, plus, this will give us more time to get to know you better.  We will be covering the information listed below. Getting to Know Our Company
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For those of you who were hiring people back in 2006-2008, you may remember a staffing shortage.  Employers had to do all kinds of things like Happy Hiring - No Longer Beggars
Employee Health Self Disclosure Statement AZ Health Self Disclosure Statement AZ
Cover for section 4 of the Staff Management Manual. Hiring Cover
This great article covers labor laws and hiring practices within a care facility or nursing home. Included are helpful links to prevent discrimination at the time of hire and during employment.

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If a care business employs only one person one hour a week, it is considered an EMPLOYER.  Any employment generating over $50.00 a year usually falls into the category of employer-employee relationship.  Therefore, the labor laws must be observed and employment practices must be ethical.

Without 'Ethical Culture' there is no salvation for humanity. 
~ Einstein Hiring Information
Great information on conducting an interview, employee orientation, background checks, job training and evaluations of personnel in a care facility. This article helps make sure all your bases are covered.

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Hiring the right person for the right job is something that must be learned.  If you ask the wrong question during the interview you could be sued.  If you hired the wrong person for the job you could be sued.  Following the steps listed below can help you stay out of trouble. Hiring Step by Step - for care facilities
A thorough list of questions an administrator, supervisor, and/or manager may ask during job interview of personnel seeking employment in a care facility. Great form for assisted living communities, residential care homes and other types of community based care facilities. Interview Questions for Managers to Ask
A good article covering how to write an employee job description, important items that should be included in job description, and the most common jobs help by personnel in a community based care home and assisted living facility.  

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A well-written job description will be beneficial when hiring, training and even retaining an experienced employee. Ever had an employee say, Job Descriptions
This form should be completed for all new employees of a care facility for the business office records, which will allow them to complete all required documentation for state and federal regulations, payroll, etc. New Employee Record Form - for Care Businesses
Besides the I-9 penalties in addition there are many other penalties that tie into hiring illegal employees.  If you don't file the proper I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form which is a verification that the person you hired has legal authorization to work in the United States, you could be subject to a $2000 to $5000 fine per illegal employee.  If your business develops a pattern of hiring illegal employees you could be subject to $3000 to $10000 per employee. NEW PENALITIES for Not Hiring Legal Workers Nov 2016
Form - Pre-Employment Test Consent for Drivers that drive residents from the care business. Pre-Employment Test Consent for Drivers - Drug and Alcohol Test
A good form to recap an Recap of At-Will Employment Terms
A good form used for verifying previous employment history by phone. Telephone Reference Request Form
Texas Personnel Checklist Form - free Texas Personnel Checklist Form
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I cannot emphasize enough the importance of training your staff correctly.  The benefits far outweigh the cost by far.  For 20 years I was a licensee and had a multi-level care facility.  When the road department decided via eminent domain to put a road through my care facility, they compared my financial records against over a dozen other care homes.  What they found even shocked me.  I had spent 1/3 more on staffing costs that all of the other facilities!
However, having a better staff sure paid off.  They also found that I had less than a 1% vacancy rate, whereas all the others averaged 10 to 12%.  Not having hardly any vacancies boosted my bottom line whereas I made more money than the other care facilities.
The benefits of properly training your staff include: The Importance of Training Staff in Care Facilities and Home Care Businesses
SUMMARY: The Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures were issued by the five Federal agencies having primary responsibility for the enforcement of Federal equal employment opportunity laws, to establish a uniform Federal government position. See 43 FR 38290, et seq. (Aug. 25, 1978) and 43 FR 40223 (Sept. 11, 1978). They became effective on September 25, 1978, The issuing agencies recognize the need for a common interpretation of the Uniform Guidelines, as well asthe desirability of providing additional guidance to employers and other users, psychologists, and investigators, compliance officers and other Federal enforcement personnel. These Questions and Answers are intended to address that need and to provide such guidance. Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection
A good form for verifying previous employment history of an applicant seeking employment in a care facility. Work Information Verification (Form)
 
   
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