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Resident Assistant - The Glenn Buffalo

Company: The Glenn Buffalo
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Starting at $16.00/hour plus more for experience and CNA certification + shift differential$1000 Hiring Bonus for FT , $500 for PTALL shifts available FT/PT Assisted Living and Memory CareBenefits:401k matchAffordable Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Generous Vacation TimeSick Leave BenefitsPaid Holidays, Yearly Floating HolidaysEmployee Assistance Program, Work/Life Balance Services to help you lead a happier and more productive life at home and at workAll employees (including immediate family) eligible for a 20% Tuition Grant with Rasmussen UniversityCareer Growth OpportunitiesWe have a compassionate, caring and dedicated team who daily demonstrate our mission, "To Make a Positive Difference in the Lives of Every Person who Comes in Contact with our Organization". If you enjoy being part of a team, are a caring and compassionate person and love to help people, this position may be a perfect fit for you. Our employees enjoy flexible work schedules, opportunities for advancement and paid comprehensive training.Our Core Values of Accountability, Compassion and Teamwork act as our guide in each of our interactions with residents, families, guests and other team members. We support a culture of personal and professional growth with competitive wages. Our comprehensive benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) retirement plan.Job Objective(s)The Resident Assistant is a caregiver responsible for providing the hands on care, both physical and emotional, as outlined in each resident's service agreement. The RA supports the residents by assisting in the dining room and participating in activities and outings. The RA is responsible for effectively communicating with residents, families, and notifying the case manager of any changes in condition or concerns.Job Responsibilities and Duties --- Assist residents with ADL's (Activities of Daily Living) as identified in the service plan. These cares may include all or some of the following: assisting with dressing, grooming and oral cares; shampooing of hair; assisting with showering or bathing; rubbing with lotions; fingernail cares and foot cares if instructed by an RN; redirection of confused client, and other cares as assigned.--- Assisting the client with use of the commode, urinal, or toilet and with adult incontinence products as assigned.--- Assisting with ambulation and transfers, including proper use of a transfer belt and assistive devices and proper body mechanics to avoid injury.--- Assist in use of hearing aids and glasses for residents.--- Help each resident to reach and maintain the highest level of performance and independence.--- Provide residents with both physical and emotional support.--- Assist with treatments as delegated by the Registered Nurse per the resident service agreement--- Observe client and report changes in physical and emotional condition such as change in attitude, loss of appetite, weight, etc.--- Take and record temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration as instructed. Report changes or concerns to case manager.--- Assist with activities by encouraging activity participation and escorting residents to scheduled activities--- Participate in activities as assigned--- Interact with residents to provide reassurance, engagement, and redirection as appropriate.--- Answer all pendant calls promptly and take appropriate action.--- Communicate resident information to the case manager verbally and through the daily log.--- Complete all required documentation daily; service schedule, flow sheet, communication book, etc.--- Attend In-service training as assigned Qualifications --- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. --- Must be able to prioritize, and organize work effectively and efficiently. --- Must be flexible and adaptable to changing situations. --- Must work as a team member with other personnel. --- Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills. --- Must be punctual, with good attendance record. --- Must remain calm in difficult or unusual circumstances. --- Able to make responsible choices and decisions and act in the resident's best interest. --- Maintains confidentiality --- Able to read, write, spell, do basic math, speak and understand English Working Hours The work schedule and hours may vary from week to week. The RA will be required to work weekends and holidays and may be required to work beyond the normal schedule.General Notes --- This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; additional details will be specified by the supervisor. The employee will also perform other reasonable business duties as assigned by the supervisor.--- Management reserves the right to change job responsibilities, duties and hours as needs prevail. Gentle Touch Health Initiatives is an at-will employer. This job description is a guideline and does not constitute a written or implied employment contract. GTHI is an EO Employer/Vets/Disabled. PI183140602

Keywords: The Glenn Buffalo, Minneapolis , Resident Assistant - The Glenn Buffalo, Other , Buffalo, Minnesota

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