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Resident Assistant

Organization

Morning Pointe Senior Living

Description

This position is part of the Morning Pointe Operations Team, a resident-focused, high performance, high commitment work team that supports the Morning Pointe purpose of “partnering with families in meeting the challenges of life”. As a care partner, the resident assistant is responsible for assisting the resident with the activities of daily living. The RA is also responsible for ensuring that quality services is a way of life for Morning Pointe where every associate’s interaction with residents and family members reflects the philosophy of Morning Pointe. Duties include, but are not limited to: Caregiving: Work with the Resident Services Director and the rest of the operations team to build relationships and strong communication with residents and families to ensure adjustment to Morning Pointe, identification of needs and problems, and the development of an appropriate plan of service for each individual resident.
•Provide assistance with Activities of Daily Living to meet the resident’s physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual needs with respect and dignity. •Bathe, dress and undress residents as needed. •Assist with grooming needs such as hair care, mouth care and nail care. •Give foot soaks as directed by schedule. •Transport residents and assist with walking. •Assist with toileting as needed. •Change incontinent briefs and give perennial care. •Change bed linens and make beds. •Assist in recording temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed. •Aid in the delivery of specific core programs, such as falls, prevention, exercise, and others as identified, which will provide entertainment, socialization, exercise, relaxation and fulfillment of spiritual needs to all residents. •Share resident success stories and best practices to demonstrate the impact of improved quality of service provided. •Participate in family conferences as needed to discuss the resident’s status and review the appropriate service plan, medication regimen. •Report any concerns or changes in resident’s physical, intellectual or emotional well-being to the RS Team Leader.

Requirements

Experience in senior resident services, social work, health care, or customer service is preferred. Strong verbal and written communications skills are essential. Also prefer that the candidate have experience in working with older adults and a knowledge of the aging process. A flexible work schedule is also a necessity.

Type

Full-time and/or Part-time

Work Schedule

Set Hours — 1st Shift 7am-3pm: 2nd Shift 3pm-11pm; 3rd Shift 11pm-7am

Salary

Based on Experience

Benefits

Health Insurance, 401k, Bonus every 60 days, Free Meals, and great Career Opportunities.

Required Education

High School Diploma — Minimum required is high school diploma or GED

Work Location

Louisville

Application Process

https://morningpointe.vikus.net/jobs/x3zbHobI60qvvpvq7IbMXQ

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