Resident Care Assistant

Date: Jan 29, 2019

Location: Ormond Beach, FL, US, 32174

Company: Holiday Retirement

Working for Holiday Retirement

Holiday Retirement helps older people live better, and we accomplish this by following these principles:

  • Older people are vibrant and deserve the best experience.
  • We promote independence and create choice to do your thing.
  • We appreciate and respect our residents, families, associates, and guests.
  • We believe in life-long learning, growth, and staying connected.

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of older people, we’d love to talk to you.


Are you looking for a more deeply satisfying career? Would you like to be able to make the most of your dedication, attention to details and passion for helping others as you serve those who have already spent their lives serving others?

The opportunity you’ve been seeking is waiting for you at Holiday Retirement. We have a rewarding opening for a Resident Care Assistant to attend to the care needs and well-being of our valued assisted living residents.



Resident Care Assistant Responsibilities:
  • Answer call lights in a timely manner (less than five (5) minutes).
  • Daily internal contacts with Resident Care Coordinator, Registered Nurse, Medication Assistant and Executive Director.
  • Read daily Communication Log, new and updated Service Plans and Alert Charting Log.
  • Responsible for attending to all care needs of the residents in their assigned sections, either scheduled or as they arise following resident Service Plan. Check each resident at least every meal hour.
  • Set-up tables in preparation for meals.
  • Assist with serving meals by bringing residents into the dining room and taking orders. Serve drinks and food to the residents. Verbally cue residents requiring assistance.
  • Assist with clean-up following meals, including clearing dishes off the tables and taking to the kitchen, wipe down tables, chair seats, arms and backs, and pick up food from the floor by vacuuming or sweeping.
  • Pick up laundry from resident apartments; rinse out soiled laundry and dispose of dirty laundry in appropriate laundry barrel.
  • Collect garbage from assigned resident apartments daily. Immediately remove incontinent supplies that are wet or soiled. Take trash to the dumpster as needed and at least one time per shift.
  • Assist with resident activities as requested or assigned.
  • Chart any unusual incident or information needing to be passed on to the Resident Care Coordinator, Registered Nurse or Medication Assistant in the Communication Log. Chart vital signs taken during your shift on any resident in the resident's Progress Notes. Report any changes in resident needs or conditions to Resident Care Coordinator. Report any tasks needing to be passed on or followed through to off-going and on-coming shifts.
  • Report any emergencies to the person in charge. Minor and non-emergency changes should be reported to the Medication Assistant. Family concerns expressed must be immediately reported to the Resident Care Coordinator, Registered Nurse or the Executive Director.
  • Knowledge of proper transfer techniques and body mechanics to transfer residents with appropriate assistance.
  • Housekeeping duties for common areas including, but not limited to, vacuuming, dusting, straightening up, wiping down tables and chairs, clean bathrooms, replace paper towels and toilet tissue, clean activity room, med room and utility by straightening up, vacuum or mop floor and dust.
  • Responsible for light clean-up of resident apartments as necessary on a daily basis. Light clean-up is to include making beds not changed by Housekeeper, spot check room, use extractor on incontinent accidents immediately and any other clean up as necessary.
  • External contacts include appropriate contacts with residents' families and prospective residents.
  • Take vital signs.

Qualifications:
  • Age 18 or older.
  • Enjoys working with the elderly.
  • Able to perform frequent lifting of less than or equal to 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally lifting more than 50 pounds.
  • High school graduate or equivalent GED.
  • Maintain current CPR certification.
  • For over 45 years, Holiday Retirement has been committed to helping older people live better by providing the very best options for independent and assisted living. Today, we are proud to offer older adults the choice of over 250 communities throughout the US. Holiday Retirement communities are unlike any other.  Our unique locations offer an exceptional lifestyle full of enriching activities for our residents, as well as deeply fulfilling careers for those who embrace our mission and principles.

    Holiday Retirement is committed to employing a diverse workforce.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, gender identity or expression, or other protected categories according to state and local law.

    Req ID: 67901 

     


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