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Resident Care Assistant - 10am-6pm

Company: 12 Oaks Management Services Inc
Location: San Angelo
Posted on: January 20, 2023

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

Must be at least 18 years old
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 able to read, write, and understand English
Must have a general understanding of the needs of seniors
High school diploma or GED preferred
Experience with seniors preferred
Experience performing care-giving tasks preferred

Keywords: 12 Oaks Management Services Inc, San Angelo , Resident Care Assistant - 10am-6pm, Other , San Angelo, Texas

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