[Full-time] Assisted Living Caregiver at Summit Estates Senior Living

Location: Nevada
Description:

Position Title: RESIDENT ASSISTANT

Reports to: Wellness Director

Guiding Principles:

Mission

  • Caring people, Serving people, Improving lives

Values

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Transparency

Principles

  • SERVICE AND GROWTH – We will be passionate about caring for and serving our residents, their families, and in seeking new residents.
  • LEADERSHIP ? We will seek to identify and train effective leaders at every level of the organization.
  • SIMPLICITY ? We will focus on the fundamentals.
  • IMPROVEMENT ? We will get a little better each day.
  • STEWARDSHIP ? We will be stewards of all our resources.
  • ATTITUDE ? We will enthusiastically support each other in accomplishing our mission and goals.
  • PERSEVERANCE ? We will always Press On.Summary:

The Resident Assistant is a member of the personal services staff and is responsible for assisting the resident in all areas of care as assigned by the Administrator.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to and conveys community?s philosophy of maintaining elements of self-care and encouraging
  • Receives report from the previous shift and med
  • Reads the shift-to-shift report and shower schedule for information and changes before coming on Documents in the shift-to-shift report book and ADL binder before going off shift.
  • Assists with activities of daily living, environmental orientation, vital signs, simple treatments, and other care.
  • Escorts residents to and from dining room while encouraging residents to find their own
  • Assist with serving meals and dining room duties as
  • Provides laundry and housekeeping services to residents as
  • Demonstrates knowledge of infection control via proper handling of equipment, soiled linen, bedpans, urinals, and adequate hand washing.
  • Documents care given; adhering to community policies and
  • Maintains clean, neat, comfortable, safe environment for residents, staff, and visitors including housekeeping duties as
  • Reports deficiencies observed in resident apartments clothing/linen and community in
  • Observes any changes in resident physical or mental status and communicates to the administrator or resident assistant
  • Is thoroughly familiar with fire, missing persons and other emergency procedures; Follows community policy and procedures detailed in fire and disaster
  • Avoids loss, breakage, and waste of supplies and
  • Relieves at front desk, providing constant coverage for call and alarm system, as well as clerical and secretarial support as
  • Assures door is alarmed at all
  • Assists with resident activity programs as
  • Wears name tag at all

Performs other duties as assigned by any member of management.

Job Qualifications:

  • Performs resident care with an awareness of dignity and individuality, with understanding and
  • Maintains acceptable attendance record; notifies supervisor if late or unable to work in accordance with personnel policies; follows work
  • Requires minimal Is a self-starter.
  • Organizes and utilizes time appropriately; sets priorities and accomplishes assigned
  • Displays mature behavior and attitude in speech and action; demonstrates consistently pleasant demeanor, tone of voice, supports the philosophy and approach to care used by the
  • Keeps resident information confidential; respects resident?s rights, respects privacy and right to self-determination of
  • Performs unpleasant tasks with grace; works cooperatively with supervisors and displays willingness to assist co-workers.
  • Abides by established policies and procedures of Looks for ways to improve community functioning.
  • Keeps work areas neat and clean; helps maintain appearance of
  • Is able to communicate effectively, verbally, and in
  • Has ability to spend long periods on feet and to ambulate
  • Is free of non-treated communicable disease.
  • Is accurate, dependable, neat and thorough in assigned
  • Ability and willingness to learn

Universal Precautions:

Exposure to blood/bodily fluids is likely.

Physical Requirements:

Has ability to do occasional heavy lifting of residents (up to 80 lbs.).

Job Type: Full-time

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