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Resident Care Assistant

Company: DePaul
Location: North Tonawanda
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

US-NY-North TonawandaCategory Assisted LivingType Regular Part-TimeFLSA Status Non-ExemptShift EveningsDepartment Senior LivingCorporation Name DePaul Adult Care Communities (DACC) NYOverview$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community, is now hiring part-time aides on second shift (evenings). Under the general direction of the Supervisor-In-Charge, provides direct personal care and assistance to residents as needed.COVID-19 Considerations: All employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. ResponsibilitiesRespects and maintains resident confidentiality and demonstrates a positive, caring attitude toward all residents, staff and guestsAssists residents with bathing, personal care and oral hygiene. Assists residents with choice of attire and care of clothing.Reminds residents of meal times and monitors meal attendance..Makes beds daily and changes bedding and linens weekly or as needed.Performs rounds on each resident at the beginning and end of each shift.Documents and reports all concerns to the supervisor; (i.e. changes in behavior, evidence of illness etc.)Assists relatives, guests and visitors as needed or requested. Will also assist with room preparation and welcome of new residents.Reminds residents of medication times.Attends staff meetings and in-services when requested.Keeps scheduled shifts and plans time off in advance with the supervisor.Performs housekeeping duties and laundry as scheduled needed or requested.Inspects building areas and furnishings for wear and defects, completes maintenance requests.Assists with activity programs as requested.Performs other duties as requested or assigned. QualificationsHigh School diploma or GED preferred.CNA, HHA or PCA certification preferred.One year work experience in a care-giving field desired.Must be dependable, hardworking and willing to work as part of a team.Must have the required references and criminal record check.Must have annual TB screening and Health Assessment completed.Must be at least 18 years of age.Desired QualitiesWarmth, understanding and responsiveness to residents and their demands and reactions.Positive feeling for families and visitors, exercising patience and tact.Ability to use initiative, judgment and resourcefulness and ability to make decisions. Work EnvironmentPlease note, the starting rate for this position is $15.25/hour. Pay increase for certified applicants. PM18PI154000610

Keywords: DePaul, Buffalo , Resident Care Assistant, Other , North Tonawanda, New York

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