Resident Assistant

Website Gentle Haven

+1 612-913-9934

Gentle Haven is recruiting for direct caregivers candidates to become a part of their team! We are looking for a compassionate resident assistant to provide assistance in daily living and personal care services in accordance with an established care plan. We are a residential living facility (group home).

We looking for Healthcare Heroes to join our team! *Your contributions play an important role in caring for the needs of older adults – including their physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual wellbeing.

Shifts Available

Mornings (7:00am – 3:00pm), Evening (3:00pm – 11:00pm) and Nights (11:00pm – 7:00am)
Pay dependent on experience

Responsibilities

The duties of the Resident Assistant include but are not limited to:

  • Providing direct patient care in accordance with state, federal and facility guidelines
  • Provide general nursing care to patients in accordance to the facility nursing policy and procedures
  • Addressing problems identified in the patient care plan.
  • Provide health care services in patients residences
  • Perform domestic and household tasks
  • Transport and accompany clients to appointments.
  • Administer prescribed medications
  • Assist with clients personal care activities
  • Monitor patients (vital signs, temperature, respiration, etc) and report on their condition
  • Maintain patients care records and document provided services
  • Assist patients with mobility and physical therapies/exercises
  • Instruct and counsel patients and families on diet and exercise
  • Collect routine specimens
  • Provide companionship and basic emotional or psychological support

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form
  • Ability to interact with a variety of people and foster a team philosophy
  • Ability to interact effectively with staff, patients, families, and professional/regulatory agents
  • Ability to monitor vital signs and to collect specimens
  • Familiarity with basic nutrition and personal hygiene standards
  • Proficiency in English
  • Caring and compassionate personality
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High school degree

Benefits we offer:

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Paid time off, sick pay, and extra pay for holiday!

To apply for this job please visit gentlehaven.com.