Landmark Senior Living Communities

  • Resident Care Assistant Part Time

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 years ago(3/29/2017 1:48 PM)
    ID
    2017-1262
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Healthcare
  • Overview

    Landmark Senior Living Communities, an owner/operator of Assisted Living properties, is seeking a Part Time Resident Care Aide (RCA) Weekends, 7 to 3pm and 3pm-11pm in its 75-unit Memory and Traditional Care building in Boston, MA. The position reports directly to the Resident Care Director. The company offers competitive benefits to all employees who work 30+ hours, including free life and disability insurance, as well as competitive health and dental plans. The right candidate will demonstrate a passion for seniors, strong customer service, positive attitude, and desire to work with others in a fast paced, high energy health care setting.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist residents with daily care needs, including but not limited to showering, dressing, toileting, grooming, and feeding
    • Assist with medication reminders
    • Respond calmly and effectively to emergency situations
    • Provides escorts to residents as necessary
    • Assists in the dining room
    • Provides assistance with incontinence
    • Answers all emergency calls. May be required to respond to medical emergencies according to policy
    • Identifies hazards/emergency situations and initiate corrective action as necessary and/or seek assistance of Resident Care Director or supervisor
    • Assists in training of new employees
    • Identifies changes in resident ‘s condition and reports to supervisor immediately
    • Reports and documents incidents
    • Receives resident status report at the beginning of shift
    • Responsible for the safety of residents under his/her supervision
    • May be required to participate in behavioral interventions
    • Observes infection control procedures
    • Adheres to resident rights at all times
    • Reports to work as scheduled and demonstrates dependability and punctuality
    • Accepts assignments in a cooperative manner

    Qualifications

    • Candidates must have at least 2 years of experience in a healthcare setting
    • CNA license required
    • Candidates must successfully pass criminal background check
    • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States
    • Strong recommendations from previous employers preferred
    • Candidates must be detail-oriented and capable of carrying out written instructions
    • Able to effectively communicate both in writing and orally
    • Able to demonstrate exhibit self control and frustration tolerance as shown by patience, proper language use, voice tone, use of rational and overall professional orientation
    • Willingness to accept assignments

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