Resident Assistant

Job Locations US-PA-New Holland
Category
Caregiving
Type
PT/FLEX
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
Garden Spot Village

Overview

Responsible for the direct care of Laurel View residents by providing assistance with activities of daily living.

 

*INSURANCE IS AVAILABLE AT 30 HOURS OR MORE*

 

HOURS

  FLEX (Per Diem)

Responsibilities

 

  • Assists the residents in a manner conducive to their safety, comfort and independence level.
  • Encourage residents to remain active and attend social functions and programs.
  • Assist in implementation of activity programs as the need arises.
  • Assists in the personal care of the residents as needed. These duties may include: assistance with bathing & continence care, oral hygiene, hair grooming & shampooing, dressing, care of clothes, shaving & nail care, care of personal possessions, use of telephone, scheduling of appointments and reminders of those appointments, activities, ambulation, bed-making &, weekly linen change.
  • Assist with admission of new residents in tasks such as unpacking, orientation to room and facility, schedule of activities, meal times, etc.
  • Assists at meal times with services as per departmental policy.
  • Responsible to take and document accordingly vital signs - temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight and accu checks.
  • Answer the telephone, determine nature of call and direct caller to appropriate individual.
  • Perform light housekeeping tasks.

Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in health care or related field preferable, but not essential.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification (or willingness to obtain after hire).
  • Diabetic Training (or willingness to obtain after hire).
  • Willingness to cross train in various departments and complete Activites and Homemaking Training.

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