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Resident Assistant

Company: Proveer at Grayson Valley
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:Responsible for Resident services and other duties as assigned, and the appropriate delegation of duties to the other staff and volunteers. Duties include personal services housekeeping, laundry, social-recreational activities, delegated tasks, medication assistance, meal services and other tasks as needed for Resident well-being.Essential Duties:

  • Adheres to and conveys philosophy of supporting dignity, privacy, independence, choice,individuality and a home-like environment for Resident.
  • Establishes and maintains close liaisons with residents and families through frequentcommunication. Interacts with residents, guests and staff in at atmosphere of hospitality.
  • Receives and gives report from the previous shift.
  • Reviews assignments with Executive Director/Designated Supervisor.
  • Reads the staff communication records and maintains familiarity with Resident records as required.
  • Assists with orientation of new staff to job responsibilities.
  • Assists with instrumental activities of daily living, ADL's, environmental orientation, assistance withmedication, treatments and other care while encouraging self-care and independence.
  • Assists with setting up, serving meals and cleaning up afterwards.
  • Provides services as indicated on Resident treatment and service plans.
  • Assists Residents moving in and out, as assigned.
  • Assists with laundry service.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and follows infection control procedures.
  • Maintains clean, neat, comfortable, safe environment for Residents, staff and visitors, includinghousekeeping services for Residents
  • Observes problems, concerns and issues with Resident units, the building and the grounds andcommunicates them appropriately.
  • Observes changes in Resident status, needs or preferences and communicates them appropriately.
  • Observes other problems and communicates them appropriately.
  • Observes all work, safety and administrative rules.
  • Associate should perform additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Willingness to adhere to assisted living principles in providing services.
  • Ability/willingness to perform all position responsibilities adequately.
  • Participates in all in-service programs to expand and develop abilities. Maintains compliance to allpersonnel policies, established community policies and procedures, and Federal and Stateregulations and standards, including but not limited to HIPAA privacy and confidentiality laws.Understands and implements the Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness Plan and evacuationprocedures of the community during drills and actual emergencies.
  • Performs various treatments not requiring license nurse or as allowed by the state regulations(hot/cold applications, vital signs, weights, etc.).
  • -Maintains acceptable attendance record/follows work schedule.
  • Displays cleanliness, good grooming, personal appearance and follows dress requirements consistently.
  • Organizes and utilizes time appropriately toward accomplishing assigned tasks; requires minimal supervision.
  • Displays mature behavior and attitude in speech and action.
  • Displays ability/willingness to learn new skills and to teach others.
  • Interacts in professional manner with Residents, public and co-workers. Works cooperatively with management.
  • Displays willingness to assist co-workers when situation requires.
  • Ability/willingness to follow all policies and procedures.
  • Is neat, accurate, dependable and keeps work/space clean.
    • A passion for helping seniors.
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Experienced Caregiver or Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) per state requirements
    • One-year experience in working with older adults preferred Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (in English), both verbally and in writing, with residents and staff.
    • Ability to work a full shift, come to work on time and work overtime, as needed.
    • Must have a genuine interest in the care of the elderly and for issues that impact the elderly.
    • Must be able to cope with high levels of stress that position may cause.
    • Ability to spend long periods on feet and to ambulate quickly.
    • Ability to relate to residents and staff in a courteous and diplomatic manner under all circumstances.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting and to convey strong public-relations skills.
    • Maintain a positive, respectful, and professional approach with coworkers, residents, and staff.
      PSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with PSL.

Keywords: Proveer at Grayson Valley, Birmingham , Resident Assistant, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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