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Resident Assistant
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Job Summary: Assists the Director of Personal Care and the RN Supervisor by creating a person centered standard of daily life which celebrates individuality and autonomy for residents and in which residents, families, visitors and staff are treated with respect and dignity. Assists residents who are functionally, physically, and/or socially impaired, and need twenty-four hour assistance. Assist residents with activities of daily living while fostering the residents’ independence and freedom of choice. All responsibilities will be conducted with an appreciation of the heritage, values, and wisdom of the residents and in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy of Personal Care.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Understanding of the aging process and dementia related diseases.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and policies and procedures. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to take and pass the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) required on line caregiver training.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.     

 

Our employees are one important reason why Baptist Homes is so highly regarded for excellent care with compassion. Each individual works hard to fulfill our mission, promoting a retirement lifestyle filled with creativity and independence.

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