Resident Assistant

US-MI-Chesterfield
Job ID
2017-1020
Category
Assisted Living
Shifts
Various (Days, Afternoons, Midnights, Weekends), Weekends
Type
Part Time A (28-37.49 hours per week)

Overview

 

Assist residents with daily living activities such as grooming, eating, dressing, and bathing. Encourages residents to function at their maximum capabilities.

Responsibilities

 

 

1. Assist, guide, or direct resident with daily life activities including:

2. Personal grooming/hygiene, dressing/undressing, toileting, assisting with urine and bowel incontinence (and/or emptying drainage units), range of motion activities and exercises (ambulating, positioning, lifting) to increase quality of living following established procedures

3. Prepare and maintain records to document client progress and services performed by recording in resident chart, use judgment to report changes in client condition to manager or supervisor for review.

4. Guide, direct, and assist residents with maintaining a safe and clean environment, including but not limited to: Changing bed linens, cleaning/tidying up resident’s rooms, dining rooms, etc. wipe, vacuum, sweep as necessary, emptying waste baskets, cleaning refrigerator, microwave, steam tables, restrooms as needed.

5. Perform healthcare-related tasks, such as monitoring vital signs and medication, under the direction of nurse (LPN or RN).

6. Collect specimens, such as urine, feces, or sputum for testing using proper receptacles and following safety precautions.

7. Serve prepared food to residents. Guides and directs (and assists when necessary) residents with eating using proper techniques and tableware.

 

Qualifications

No prior experience necessary

 

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