Hebrew SeniorLife

Resident Assistant

US-MA-Canton
Job ID
2017-1767
Category
Nursing - Licensed

Overview

24 hours / week

Overnight Shift - 11:15pm - 7:45am (3 days a week)

 

We are seeking a Residential Assistant (RA) focused on person centered, quality care to work on our Enhanced Living Floor. The RA works with the interdisciplinary team to ensure resident’s care needs are met and to maximize their quality of life. The role of the RA is to help our resident’s live their best day by supporting their choices and meaningful engagements.

Responsibilities

  • Support residents in living their best lives each day and in meeting their Vitalize 360 goals.
  • Recognize and respond to the needs of the residents and families.
  • Recognize and communicate changes in the resident’s condition to the appropriate team member.
  • Facilitate life enrichment activities and programs that encourage resident engagement, and engage residents individually who do not wish to attend group programs.
  • Remind and encourage residents to attend programs based on their Vitalize 360 goals.
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living specific to culture, age and abilities.
  • Performs tasks delegated by the nurse and reports/records data as needed.
  • Continuously monitors/observes residents to assure needs are met in a timely manner.
  • Reports any changes observed in condition or behavior of residents and unusual incidents. 

Qualifications

  • One year experience in a human services role preferably working with the elderly
  • Fluent English skills required – verbal and written
  • Computer literacy required
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Must complete mandatory HSL/HRC educational requirements and programs

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