Resident Care Assistant (ALF / SCALF) - PRN

  • Sylacauga Health and Rehab
  • 1007 West Fort Williams St
  • Oct 11, 2018
Allied Health

Job Description

Benefits-at-a-Glance

BCBS Health Insurance

BCBS Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Short Term Disability

Life Insurance/ Accidental Death

Paid Annual Leave

401(k)

Annual Raises

Summary of Duties

Responsible for providing residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident’s assessment and plan of care and as directed.

Essential Job Functions

Provide nursing care to residents including activities of daily living.
Keep resident rooms and resident care areas clean and neat.
Orient new residents to facility.
Document care as instructed and required.
Report all changes in the resident’s condition (i.e., areas of redness, skin tears, bruising, mental status change, eating habits, etc.) to the supervisor as soon as practical.
Check resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met.
Assist in transporting resident to/from dining room, therapy, activity and social programs, etc., as necessary.
Perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed.
Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc., as necessary, utilizing facility technique.
Report any problems or concerns about resident care or any other area of concern to the charge nurse.
Encourage and assist residents to participate in activities. Assist in conducting activities with residents as directed.
Perform other duties as directed.
Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Resident Care experience preferred.

Physical Requirements for Essential Job Functions

Must be able to move consistently throughout the work day.
Must be able to reach, bend, and/or stoop intermittently throughout the work day.
Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
Must be able to push, pull, or move a minimum of 100 pounds utilizing proper body mechanics and assistance.
Must be able to walk/stand 75% of the day.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.