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Resident Care Assistant

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Updated Aug 09, 2022
Job Description

The Resident Care Assistant is responsible for providing resident services, including assistance with personal care, medication reminders, social and recreational activities, meal services, and other tasks as needed to facilitate the continued well-being of the resident. He or she must be sensitive to the needs and desires of each resident and make an attempt to improve and enrich their lives.

Adheres to and conveys a philosophy that supports the dignity, privacy, independence, choice, and individuality of residents.
Reviews resident Service Plans as needed to gain and maintain a familiarity with resident services needs and preferences
Reviews the Staff Communication log and corresponding resident Service Notes on a daily basis for information about changes in resident service needs and/or health conditions
Provides personal services to residents as assigned and as indicated on resident Service Plans
Helps residents with medications and/or treatments as indicated in the medication book and as assigned and allowed by regulation
Responds to calls from the emergency call system in a timely manner
Demonstrates knowledge of and follows infection control procedures
Helps maintain a clean, comfortable, and safe environment by providing housekeeping services as needed
Helps with individual resident and group social/recreational activities as requested and encourages resident participation in activities
Monitors for changes in resident needs, preferences, and/or health status and reports/documents any changes according to established procedures
Responds to emergencies in an appropriate manner as per training received
Reports any abuse, suspected abuse, or alleged abuse to the appropriate supervisor and/or agencies
Performs other duties as assigned

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Skills Required

Must be at least 18 years old Must have a desire to work with the seniors in an environment that upholds their privacy, dignity, choice, independence, and individuality. High school diploma or GED preferred
Experience with seniors preferred Experience performing care-giving tasks preferred

Job Categories

Job Types(s):   Healthcare / Nursing, Social Services, Personal Care

Industry(s):   Healthcare

Employment Type:   Employee - Full Time, Employee - Part Time

Job Location(s):   The Woodlands

Contact Information

Reunion Court of The Woodlands

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