FT- Resident Assistant

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

Overview

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

 

Hours

2:30-11pm, 6 shifts and 5-9:30pm, 3 shifts (61.5 hrs/pp)

Responsibilities

  • Reports any unusual observation or condition to the Med Tech or LPN on duty.
  • 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.
  • Responds promptly to resident call bells.
  • 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.
  • Perform light housekeeping tasks.
  • Must rotate shifts as needed and work weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) as well as holidays as scheduled.
  • Is subject to work during emergency conditions (short staffing, severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)
  • May be asked to work overtime to ensure adequate staffing due to call offs.

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).

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