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Resident Assistant (RA)

companyLinden Place Health and Rehabilitation Center LLC
locationLongmont, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

WHAT WE'RE ABOUT

We believe care goes beyond a medical chart. With kindness and integrity as our guide, we strive for excellence in every interaction.

Requirements:

You care.

RA Perks:

  • Generous Bonuses
  • Growth Opportunities - DOUBLE your salary
  • Health Benefits
  • 401K

SUMMARY

This job requires successful completion of our internal CNA Training class within 30 days of hire with licensure completed 120 days following class completion.

Provides basic personal service to residents/patients under the direction and supervision of an RN, LPN, or LVN.

Resident Assistant (RA)

The primary responsibility of the Resident Assistant position is to meet the daily personal care needs of residents with professionalism, dignity and respect following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern assisted living communities. You are entrusted to ensure that the highest degree of quality care can be provided to our residents at all times.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resident Care Duties:

  • Provide assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as grooming, bathing and dressing, as requested by residents or directed by supervisor.
  • Attends to the personal care needs of residents in a timely manner.
  • Regularly review, follow, and adhere to residents' service plans.
  • Document and report care provided and resident observations.
  • Perform vital signs and heights and weights.
  • Respond to emergency calls in a timely manner.
  • Monitors the safety and well-being of residents.
  • Reports changes in resident status, health or otherwise to supervisor.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of infection control and universal precautions.
  • Provide information, encourage, and participate with residents in activity focused programs.
  • May be asked to provide assistance to residents in Assisted Living and/or Memory Care.

Relationship Duties:

  • Deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
  • Relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the community.

Department Duties:

  • Attends, participates and contributes to monthly staff meetings addressing resident, departmental and community needs.
  • Responsible for cleaning common areas, occupied and vacant apartments, and perform laundry services in accordance with Community policies and procedures.
  • Not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

  • Effectively communicate in the English language and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • High School diploma or GED (preferred).

EXPERIENCE:

  • 6-months experience in a senior living community (preferred)

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Adult Basic First Aid and CPR Certification (preferred).
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