Under general supervision, the Resident Assistant or Home Care Aide provides assistance in the personal care and protection of the residents in assisted living, memory care or at the residents residential living home. Develops awareness of residents' interests and needs and assists residents to maximize their independence and participation. Works on a one-on-one basis with residents providing direct resident care and assists in residents' activities of daily living and scheduled Program activities. In a Home Care setting may assist and escorts clients to medical and social appointments, store, or run errands for client, assists with planning and participation of social activities. Responds to client requests such as reading, television, and other activities. Performs home management such as housekeeping, shopping, laundry, sorting mail, etc. May remind clients to take medication. Incorporates the "Best Friend" program approach for those with memory support challenges utilizing a positive, can-do attitude. Provides effective customer service skills meeting the standards and culture expectations of the company's Advantage program. As a representative and team member of the company, this position is expected to present oneself in a manner that reflects professionalism and ensures resident satisfaction.
One year experience working with elderly or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
Must be proficient in the use of a computer for input of resident information;
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations -
CPR and First Aid certification required (May be provided by employer)