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DePaul Resident Care Assistant in North Tonawanda, New York

Are you looking for a rewarding job that will make a difference in the lives of others? Consider joining our team at DePaul! Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community, is currently hiring for a part-time Resident Care Assistant on our evening shift! Under the general direction of the Supervisor-In-Charge, Resident Care Assistants provide direct personal care and assistance to residents as needed.

Responsibilities

Respects and maintains resident confidentiality and demonstrates a positive, caring attitude toward all residents, staff and guests
Assists residents with bathing, personal care and oral hygiene.
Assists residents with choice of attire and care of clothing.
Reminds residents of meal times and monitors meal attendance..
Makes beds daily and changes bedding and linens weekly or as needed.
Performs rounds on each resident at the beginning and end of each shift.
Documents and reports all concerns to the supervisor; (i.e. changes in behavior, evidence of illness etc.)
Assists relatives, guests and visitors as needed or requested. Will also assist with room preparation and welcome of new residents.
Reminds residents of medication times.
Attends staff meetings and in-services when requested.
Keeps scheduled shifts and plans time off in advance with the supervisor.
Performs housekeeping duties and laundry as scheduled needed or requested.
Inspects building areas and furnishings for wear and defects, completes maintenance requests.
Assists with activity programs as requested.
Performs other duties as requested or assigned.
Qualifications
High School diploma or GED preferred.
CNA, HHA or PCA certification preferred.
One year work experience in a care-giving field desired.
Must be dependable, hardworking and willing to work as part of a team.
Must have the required references and criminal record check.
Must have annual TB screening and Health Assessment completed.
Must be at least 18 years of age.

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