Resident Assistant Full-Time

Company Name:
Primrose Retirement Center
Company Address:
3500 West Elm Street
Lima, OH 45807
Date Job is Available:
September 13th, 2023
Deadline for Application:
October 15th, 2023
Job Description:
Position: Resident Assistant Full-Time Employer: Primrose Retirement Home OMJ Reference #: 262492190 Resident Assistant Full-Time– OMJ Reference #: 262492190 JOB TYPE: Full-Time, First Shift   JOB SUMMARY: The Staff Aide is responsible for providing basic care to residents, assisting them in daily living activities. The Staff Aide must possess excellent people skills and the ability to be compassionate and enjoy helping others. The Aide collaborates and assists in supporting the entire nursing department, other departments, medical professionals, consultants, residents, and families in an efficient and economic manner to enable each resident to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.   JOB DUTIES:
  • Adheres to and promotes the Primrose mission of providing a person-centered care approach for our growing senior population
  • Assists with personal cares as identified in the resident service delivery record/care plan/service plan. These cares may include assistance with dressing, grooming, oral care, shampooing hair, showering, bathing, applying lotions, nail and foot care as directed by the nurse, redirection of a confused resident, and other care as assigned
  • Assists with toileting programs, use of commode, urinal, toilet, incontinence products, and peri care
  • Assists with ambulation and transfers including proper use of a transfer belt, assistive device, and Stand Aid device while utilizing proper body mechanics to avoid injury
  • Assist with use of hearing aids, glasses, and dentures
  • Obtains and records temperatures, blood pressures, pulses (both radial and apical), and respirations as instructed, reporting to supervisor any vitals outside of normal range
  • Responds promptly to all call signals and requests for assistance
  • Documents resident information as required, reporting appropriately any changes in resident status, needs, or preferences to supervisor
  • Assists in collaboration and following recommendations of 3rd party providers such as physical or occupational therapy and hospice services
  • Practices good hand washing and utilizes universal precautions
  • Promotes, establishes, and maintains customer relationships with residents, families, staff, community, and other professionals
  • Reports resident occurrences to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Promotes teamwork, mutual respect, and effective communication
  • Maintains confidentiality within the workplace with all written and verbal communications pertaining to residents, staff, and community operations
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to procedures for fire, life safety, disaster, security, and other emergency situations
  • Adheres to established Primrose policies, procedures, and Employee Handbook
  • If providing care in a Primrose Memory Care community, actively engages and assists in ensuring person-centered approaches with programing and behavioral expressions are carried out per Primrose Memory Care Program
  • Performs any other reasonable related duties as assigned by shift leaders and management
  • Experience in a long-term care or assisted living environment is preferred
  • Current certification as a Nursing Assistant or State Trained Nursing Assistant per state regulations
  • Maintain CPR/First Aid certification per state regulations
  • Attends in-service training as assigned and maintains continuing education hours if required for certification of position
  • Has strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Alzheimer’s Disease, other dementias, and related memory impairments is preferred
  • Demonstrates ability to work as a team
  • Basic knowledge of computer software and programs
  • Able to work varying hours and weekends and holidays on a rotating basis
  • Prolonged periods with standing and walking. Must be able to navigate quickly and efficiently around the building
  • Must be able to reach, stoop, bend, carry, and manipulate various items
  • Must be able to lift to 50 pounds
  • Adhere strictly to rules regarding health and safety and be aware of all company-related practices and policies
  • Comply with all Primrose policies and procedures
  • Report on-the-job injuries to the supervisor or manager as soon as practicable
  • Establish and maintain constructive working relationships with co-workers, residents, families, referral sources, and visitors
  • Maintain confidentiality of verbal and written information pertaining to residents, co-workers, and families in the community (see Executive Director for the HIPAA Privacy Act)
  • Promote and represent PRIMROSE RETIREMENT in a positive way
  • Maintain professional appearance, dress, and good personal hygiene during working hours
TO APPLY: Submit resume to [email protected] with “Primrose – RA – FT” in the subject line.
How to Apply
Contact Name: Josh Luke