Company: Homestead Assisted Living
Location: Van Wert
Posted on: November 26, 2022
*Resident Assistant- NEW COMPETITIVE WAGES!*
*Reports To: * Director of Nursing/Executive Director
*Location: * Homestead At Towne Center, Van Wert Ohio
*Status: * Non-exempt
*RESIDENT ASSISTANT BENEFITS OFFERED*
* *Health benefits- family plans!*
* *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,
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
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Up to $14.00 per hour
* 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)
* 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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