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Resident Assistant

Resident Assistant

ID 
2017-11492
Posted Date 
10/27/2017
Category 
Nursing
Days/Hours 
Evenings
Type 
Full-Time
Location  
US-MN-Worthington

More information about this job

Overview

Want to work for a company that cares? Put your passion for serving others to work as a Resident Assistant at Ecumen Meadows in Worthington, Minnesota!

We’re hiring caring, compassionate people like you to provide personal care and health-related services to help make the lives of our residents more fulfilling and enjoyable. As a caregiver at Ecumen, you’ll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people’s expectations every day.

Ecumen is over 150-years-old and one of the nation’s top 25 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”

Responsibilities

The Resident Assistant is responsible for providing personal care and delegated health-related services designed to maintain the resident’s physical and emotional well-being. The Resident Assistant follows the service schedule for each resident and correctly documents services provided.

 

Essential job responsibilities include: 

  1. Assists with medication, treatments and activities of daily living as delegated by the Clinical Director/Manager per individualized care plan.

  2. Observes, documents and reports changes in physical, cognitive and emotional condition of any of the residents.

  3. Promotes independence with residents, offering choices and fostering self-help skills.

  4. Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the Clinical Director or Registered Nurse.

  5. Orients and coaches assigned employees.

  6. Completes scheduled cleaning tasks.

  7. Leads and assists resident activities as assigned.

  8. Responds appropriately to all safety hazards, call lights, requests and reassignment of duties.

Qualifications

Resident Assistant 

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • 17 years of age or older
  • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or Higher
  • Previous experience with working with seniors
  • Licensure/Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant CNA and/or Home Health Aide

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

 

We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.