Resident Care Assistant 1st and 2nd Shifts
Company: Grace Management
Posted on: September 17, 2022
Competitive Pay! Full-time Day/Evening Shift Havenwood of
Burnsville assisted living seeks compassionate and caring
individuals who are dedicated to supporting exceptional senior
living experiences. Working at Havenwood of Burnsville means you
are part of the family. Each day is an opportunity to bring JOY to
those around you! Full-time benefits include: PTO (Paid Time
Short and long-term disability
Employee Assistance Program Summary of Duties of the Resident Care
Assistant The primary responsibility of the Resident Care Assistant
(RCA) is to provide physical and psychosocial care to all residents
in a manner that promotes dignity, choice, and individuality. The
Resident Care Assistant reports to the shift supervisor as well as
the Wellness Director. Essential Functions of the Resident Care
Assistant Provides all necessary care and services to assigned
residents and assists other wellness department associates as
Works collaboratively with peers and other team members.
Provides assistance with activities of daily living such as with
bathing, dressing, personal hygiene (includes: shaving, oral care,
nail care, hair care, foot care), toileting, eating, and
Maintains professional demeanor at all times when interacting with
residents and families.
Reports any suspected or witnessed instances of verbal, mental, or
physical abuse to licensed staff immediately.
Utilizes safe transfer techniques when assisting residents with
Washes residents' laundry as needed.
Understands and uses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Standard Precautions, OSHA's Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne
Pathogens standard, and follows established infection control
procedures, hazardous communication, and other safety rules.
Documents provision of services on company forms.
Operates designated medical equipment, copy, scan, fax machines,
Escorts residents and coordinates internal transportation
Assists residents with personal correspondence/telephone use when
Observes and reports changes in residents' physical condition and
cognitive/emotional status to Wellness Director or supervisor, as
Conducts room checks and resident rounds.
Monitors for environmental safety hazards.
Respond to emergencies in a prompt and calm manner; Immediately
reports such emergencies to the supervisor.
Uses tactful, diplomatic communication techniques in potentially
sensitive or emotionally charged situations.
Follows-up with appropriate staff, residents, or other individuals
regarding reported complaints, problems, and concerns.
Non-Essential Functions of the Resident Care Assistant Participates
in and supports the resident-centered activities program.
Care for sensory enhancement devices such as eyeglasses and hearing
Completes housekeeping tasks such as bed-making, linen changes,
vacuuming, emptying trash, and cleaning bathroom.
Acts as ambassador and public relations representative to guests
and other off-campus visitors.
Copies special paperwork or forms.
Assists in a variety of tasks related to dining (escort residents
to dining room, assist with set-up and clean tables, serve meals,
bus tables, etc.).
Demonstrates an appreciation of the heritage, values and wisdom of
the residents, and an understanding of the aging process.
Collaborates with associates in other departments to assure
necessary care and services are provided.
Participates in projects or committees as assigned.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Attends and participates in staff meetings and mandatory
in-services. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience Ability
to read, write, and speak in English.
Satisfactory completion of the company Resident Assistant skills
Be in good physical health and free of communicable diseases;
Lifting, bending, and pushing medication cart about residence is
Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
Completion of drug testing and criminal background check upon hire
and upon request of supervisor.
Experience in Assisted Living preferred.
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