Landmark Senior Living Communities

  • Resident Care Aide Full and Part Time

    Job Locations US-MA-West Springfield
    Posted Date 2 years ago(4/25/2017 1:59 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview


    Landmark Senior Living Communities, an owner/operator of Assisted Living properties, is seeking a Resident Care Assistant (RCA) in its Monastery Heights community in West Springfield, 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.


    Selected Job 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


    Desired Qualifications

    • Candidates must have at least 1 year 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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