Resident Assistant - Full Time Days

December 04, 2018 - December 20, 2018
Location:Ypsilanti, MI
Salary Range:Based on experience
Benefits:The Gilbert Residence provides competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life (AD&D) insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, weekend incentive pay, and a relaxed environment.
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Health Services
Description:Full Time - Day Shift (7am-3:00pm)

The Gilbert Residence has been proudly serving seniors in our community since 1960. We pride ourselves in providing exceptional care to 90 residents in our Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Nursing Care units.

Our mission is to continue a tradition of excellence by providing compassionate and dignified care for seniors in our community.

A Gilbert Residence Resident Assistant provides exceptional resident care under the supervision of a Med-Tech. They will assist with activities of daily living, participate or lead activities with residents, and perform general housekeeping duties in the assisted living or memory care unit. Our care goal is to aid our residents to maintain an optimum level of independence, particularly with activities of daily living and social interactions.

The Gilbert Residence is a smoke free campus. Smoking or the use of tobacco products is prohibited in or on all Gilbert Residence buildings, grounds, parking lots, vehicles, or sidewalks adjacent to the property. Drug screening in addition to a physical will be required upon hire.
Duties:-Assist residents with Bathing (tub or shower)
-Assist residents with meal
-Assist residents with Toileting (urinal, bedside commode, bathroom)
-Assist residents with grooming (hair care, nail care, foot care)
-Assist residents with oral hygiene and denture care
-Measure intake and output
-Collect urine and stool specimens
-Assist residents to transfer from bed, chair, wheelchair.
-Assist residents with use of walkers, wheelchairs, canes, braces
-Perform range of motion exercises (active and passive)
-Assist with ambulation
-Assist residents in making beds and daily room tidying.
-Weighing residents & taking vital signs
-Providing post mortem care
-Practicing standard precautions and special isolation techniques
-Assist residents to establish a basic structure to their day
-Observes residents for any changes in function or behavior
-Assist in organizing and maintaining cleanliness of residentsí personal clothing
-Function as an essential assistant to professional staff members
-Attend staff meetings, in-service programs, conferences on the unit
-Perform any other duties that may be required
Qualifications:-High School Graduate (preferred)
-One (1) plus years of experience preferred
-Experience with Dementia care preferred
-Excellent customer service skills
-Ability to understand/take directions
-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
-Able to lift 50 lbs
-Positive attitude
-Must have a proven record of reliable attendance
-Must have every other weekend availability

Please do not call or email The Gilbert Residence. You will be contacted if your application is selected. Click Apply Now below to submit your application, cover letter, and resume.

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