At this time, we are seeking a Resident Assistant to join our team! We employ both certified and non-certified resident assistants! We are also offering a hiring bonus of up to $1000 upon hire! Our shifts run from:
NOC: 9:45pm-5:45am (differential pay included in this shift)
•Gives report to the Nurse or designated charge person at the end of the shift.
•Reports any changes to the Nurse or designated charge person immediately for determination of contacting the on-call Nurse.
•Reminding residents to take medication, opening containers for residents, opening prepackaged medication for residents, reading the medication label to residents, observing residents while they take medication, checking the self-administered dosage against the label of the container, and reassuring residents that they have obtained and are taking the dosage as prescribed.
•Supervise, assist or provide showers and baths.
•Supervise, assist residents to dress/undress.
•Assure the cleanliness and dignity of each resident.
•Supervise or assist with dining services
•Supervise, assist or toilet residents and assist or provide with incontinence supplies when appropriate
•Escort residents to meals and/or activities
•Supervise, assist or transfer residents when necessary
•Report unusual conditions, observations and pertinent information to the nurse
•Comply with resident rights, abuse reporting and confidentiality policies
•Supervise or assist with activities of daily living
•Supervise or assist with activity programs
•Promptly respond to resident emergency call lights
•Approach all residents in a kind, gentle and friendly manner
•Vital signs; Medication supervision (within the scope of the state regulations);
•Read, write, speak and understand the English language.
•Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
•Freedom from use and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
•Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in the position.
•Demonstrates effective time management skills.