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Resident Assistant at Friendship Senior Options, NFP in Geneva, Illinois

Posted in Nurse 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Full and part-time positions available.

As a Resident Assistant, you will make a difference in the lives of our residents by providing support according to their individualized services plans, which promote their physical and emotional well-being and encourages them to reach their highest level of independence.

Summary of Job Duties:


  • Provide minimal to moderate assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and incontinence care.

  • Provide assistance with instrumental activities of daily living such as bed making laundry, and light housekeeping.

  • Provide memory cues as needed.

  • Perform safety checks regularly.

  • Recognize and respond to changes in residents’ behavior, cognitive, physical functioning, level of participation, and interaction with others.

  • Provide emergency services, including CPR, as needed.

  • Communicate verbal and written information objectively and timely to management team, home health team, emergency response team, and other teams/departments at Greenfields.

  • Document residents’ records clearly and legibly.

  • Assist with the maintenance of assisted living records.

  • Provide escort services at Greenfields, which may include wheelchair transportation.

  • Participate in social and therapeutic activities on/off campus. Contribute to program design, which includes identifying activities that interest residents; setting up and conducting activities; and cleaning up after activity completion.  Provide reminders and encouragement to residents to participate.  

  • Assist in the residents’ dining experience, which includes providing residents with reminders of meal times; escorting residents to/from the dining room; assisting residents in menu completion; serving food and beverages in the dining room; cutting meat; clearing away dishes after the meal; and providing tray delivery to resident apartments.

  • Provide medication reminders, including required documentation for residents as scheduled.

  • Orient new residents and families to assisted living.

  • Attend staff meetings regularly.

  • Collaborate with team members to assure that the residents are getting the best care at GreenFields.

  • Assist with light housekeeping of resident rooms/apartments.

  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate, or as may be directed.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Licenses & Certifications


Required


  • CPR


Preferred


  • CNA

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