Resident Care Assistant

Job Description:
US-NY-North Tonawanda Category Assisted Living Type Full-time and Part-time FLSA Status Non-Exempt Shift Varied Shifts 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.
CNA, HHA or PCA certification preferred.
Wheatfield 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.
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.
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.
PM18 PI106760028

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