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DePaul Resident Care Assistant in North Tonawanda, New York

Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community, is looking for passionate caregivers to join our team on the overnight shift. Under the general direction of the Supervisor-In-Charge, Resident Care Assistants provides direct personal care and assistance to residents as needed. Join our team and help us provide the highest quality care to our residents!

  • 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.

  • 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.

Desired Qualities

  • Warmth, understanding and responsiveness to residents and their demands and reactions.

  • Positive feeling for families and visitors, exercising patience and tact.

  • Ability to use initiative, judgment and resourcefulness and ability to make decisions.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: Overnights

Corporation Names: DePaul Adult Care Communities (DACC) NY

External Company URL: http://depaul.org/

Street: 3920 Forest Parkway

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