Resident Care Assistant

US-NY-North Chili
3 days ago
Category
Assisted Living
Type
Varied FT / PT
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Shift
Evenings
Department
Senior Living
Corporation Name
DePaul Adult Care Communities (DACC) NY

Overview

Under the general direction of the Supervisor-In-Charge, provides direct personal care and assistance to residents as needed.

 

*Please note; this location is not on a bus line.

 

 

Westwood

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

 

  • Respects and maintains resident confidentiality and demonstrates a positive, caring attitude toward all residents, staff and guests
  • Assists residents with bathing, personal care and oral hygiene.
  • Assists residents with choice of attire and care of clothing.
  • Reminds residents of meal times and monitors meal attendance..
  • Makes beds daily and changes bedding and linens weekly or as needed.
  • Performs rounds on each resident at the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Documents and reports all concerns to the supervisor; (i.e. changes in behavior, evidence of illness etc.)
  • Assists relatives, guests and visitors as needed or requested. Will also assist with room preparation and welcome of new residents.
  • Reminds residents of medication times.
  • Attends staff meetings and in-services when requested.
  • Keeps scheduled shifts and plans time off in advance with the supervisor.
  • Performs housekeeping duties and laundry as scheduled needed or requested.
  • Inspects building areas and furnishings for wear and defects, completes maintenance requests.
  • Assists with activity programs as requested.
  • Performs other duties as requested or assigned.

Desired Qualities

 

  • Warmth, understanding and responsiveness to residents and their demands and reactions.
  • Positive feeling for families and visitors, exercising patience and tact.
  • Ability to use initiative, judgment and resourcefulness and ability to make decisions.

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • CNA, HHA or PCA certification preferred.
  • One year work experience in a care-giving field desired.
  • Must be dependable, hardworking and willing to work as part of a team.
  • Must have the required references and criminal record check.
  • Must have annual TB screening and Health Assessment completed.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Desired Qualities

 

  • Warmth, understanding and responsiveness to residents and their demands and reactions.
  • Positive feeling for families and visitors, exercising patience and tact.
  • Ability to use initiative, judgment and resourcefulness and ability to make decisions.

 

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