Resident Care Assistant PT
12 Oaks Senior Living

Posted August 04, 2019

Employment Type Part Time

Compensation Depends upon Skills and Experience

Company 12 Oaks Senior Living

Location 601 Hollybrook Dr.
Longview, TX 75605
US


DESCRIPTORS

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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The Hiring Manager

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JOB DESCRIPTION

We are currently seeking Resident Care Assistants for part-time evening (10:00p-6:00a) shifts.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.

The ideal candidate is at least 18 years old and has a high school diploma or GED and some care-giving experience and/or experience working with seniors. Candidates must have a genuine desire to help others, a cheerful and positive attitude, and a professional and well-groomed appearance.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 with meal services as requested, including setting up tables, serving meals, and cleaning up the dining room
  • 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
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Experience with seniors preferred
  • Experience performing care-giving tasks preferred
  • Must meet in-service training requirements
  • Must have a desire to work with the seniors in an environment that upholds their privacy, dignity, choice, independence, and individuality
  • Must be able to organize and use time appropriately to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work well with others and function effectively as part of a team
  • Must be well-groomed and willing to follow dress requirements
  • Must have a cheerful, enthusiastic attitude and a willingness to learn new knowledge/skills
  • Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 pounds, to occasionally lift more than 50 pounds, and to spend long periods of time walking/standing
  • Must be free of communicable disease
  • Must be able to physically/mentally perform tasks, as verified by a health screening that includes TB clearance (if required)
  • Must have a clean criminal record, as determined by a criminal record clearance
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand English
  • Must have a general understanding of the needs of seniors
  • Must have a willingness to learn and to teach others
BENEFITS

  • Limited Benefits for this part time position