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Resident Assistant

Company: Homestead Assisted Living
Location: Van Wert
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Resident Assistant- NEW COMPETITIVE WAGES!*

*Reports To: * Director of Nursing/Executive Director

*Location: * Homestead At Towne Center, Van Wert Ohio

*Status: * Non-exempt


* *Health benefits- family plans!*
* *Dental*
* *Vision*
* *Disability*
* *Holiday pay and paid time off! So much more*


Provides direct care to residents following an individual service plan, treats each resident with respect and dignity, recognizes individual needs, and encourages independence. Fosters a homelike atmosphere throughout the community.

*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES *include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assists residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring and getting to and from activities and meals according to the individual service plan. Allows and encourages residents to do as much of their own care as possible.

Serves meals to residents in the dining room or apartments. May assist in preparing meals following preplanned menus. Encourages residents to eat a proper diet and take adequate fluids while respecting the resident's right to free choice. Records and reports changes in resident's eating habits to the supervisor.

Initiates and participates in leisure activities provided for residents as described in the activity calendar. Encourages residents to socialize and participate in planned activities or programs and to develop friendships with other residents.

Maintains residents' records daily in a timely manner and in accordance with company policy and procedures. This includes documentation related to: medication distribution; leisure activities; incidents and observations-charting any changes in resident's physical condition and/or behavior; visitors; etc. Observes and documents the health and emotional condition of each resident and prompt reports all changes to the supervisor.

Assist residents with medication procedure. Assists or supervises residents who self-administer medication. Follows physician orders and state laws to administer medications to residents who cannot self-administer their medications. Exhibits understanding of and follows medication policies and procedures.

Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly environment for the residents. Performs general housekeeping following cleaning schedules for resident laundry, bedrooms, dining area, living space, bathrooms, kitchen, etc.

Follows proper procedures in emergency situations and responds promptly and positively to resident request for assistance - including emergency pull cords, telephone calls, and request from family and friends.

Knows location of each resident, reminds them to sign out when they leave the building, and notifies the supervisor immediately if unable to locate a resident.

Encourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $14.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Van Wert, OH: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)

* CPR Certification (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)
* Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Homestead Assisted Living, Fort Wayne , Resident Assistant, Other , Van Wert, Indiana

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