• Resident Care Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-North Tonawanda
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2019 4:55 PM)
    Assisted Living
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    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.






    • 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. 


    • 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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