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Resident Care Associate

Company: Commonwealth Senior Living
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Resident Care AssociateUS-VA-ChesapeakeJob ID: 2022-11495Type: Regular Part-Time# of Openings: 2Category: Resident CareCommonwealth Memory Care @ ChesapeakeOverviewDo you love being a caregiver and have a sincere passion for working with seniors? Our Resident Care Associates care for our residents in a number of ways including personal needs, grooming and hygiene, laundering, social interactions, and meals. The main objective of this position is to possess a big heart and a need to serve while you monitor the residents' comfort and respond to their physical and emotional needs. Hours: 11pm-7am Benefits:

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid Training
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Health Savings Accounts
  • 401k available to all Commonwealth Senior Living associates
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Fund
  • Various Shifts
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Discounts ProgramsResponsibilities--- Provide direct nursing care to residents and contribute to continuity of care and effective communication by reporting care provided and changes in the resident's condition to the Resident Care Director immediately. May participate in routine activities of resident's care activities, including daily living and basic nursing procedures.--- Assisting residents with lifts, moves and transports, using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention.--- Responds to inquiries relating to requests from residents, visitors and other personnel promptly and courteously within given time frames and established policy.--- Is knowledgeable of the individualized care plan for residents, and provides support to the residents according to their care plan. Contributes to the care planning process by providing the charge nurse or other care planning staff with specific information and observations of the residents' needs and preferences.--- Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with the residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors promoting a homelike environment.--- Fully understands all aspects of residents' rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse. Is responsible for promptly reporting to the charge nurse or administrative staff incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents' rights.--- Performs all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures, including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated and proper disposal of soiled materials. Also providing care that maintains each resident's skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears and other damage by changing incontinent residents, turning, repositioning immobile residents and by applying moisturizers to fragile skin and other areas.--- Other duties as assignedQualifications
    • Possessing your state PCA or CNA certification would be ideal but not required. Commonwealth Senior Living will provide paid training to get you PCA certified.Commonwealth Senior Living requires COVID vaccination for all employees. Commonwealth Senior Living is a recognized leader in senior living, employing around 2,000 associates, and is a four consecutive year recipient of the Great Place to Work certification! PI181889337

Keywords: Commonwealth Senior Living, Chesapeake , Resident Care Associate, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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