Resident Assistant - Full-time (AM Shift)
The Resident Assistant/Caregiver provides direct personal care as supervision to the residents of the facility. The Resident Assistant/Caregiver promotes the residents well-being and satisfaction through support with activities of daily living.
- Assists with activities of daily living following facility
protocols, licensing regulations, and guidelines for both resident and employee
- Performs daily housekeeping duties for residents, including
making of beds, emptying of trash, picking up and straightening rooms before 10:00
- Follows the schedule of duties for the resident assistant,
as well as the individual plan of care for each resident.
- Functions as a team, assisting coworkers whenever the need
- Monitors resident activity, food intake, functional status,
and psychosocial status, taking action as required to promote resident
- Reports status change immediately to the supervisor.
- Acts immediately on any resident crisis, following universal
precautions, internal protocol, and basic first aid training.
- Documents resident status changes, including but not limited
to, physical change, reaction to medication, psychosocial status change.
- Follows safety guidelines in the facility, including proper
lifting techniques and universal precautions when providing care to residents.
- Promotes open communication between health care professionals,
families, residents, and staff.
- Adheres to guidelines in the employee handbook including
dress code, conduct, and scheduling.
- In the event all assigned duties cannot be completed, ask
for assistance and report to the supervisor or administrator.
- Regular attendance.
- Commitment to the Company’s mission.
- High school diploma or GED. Additional education and/or training in the field strongly preferred.
- Education, training, skills, and experience necessary to
carry out assignments.
- Minimum of one year previous care giving experience,
preferably in the geriatric realm.
- Current First Aid certification is required.
- Ability to read, write, speak, and communicate clearly and effectively.
- Demonstrated skill in correct grammar, spelling, and English
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
with co-workers, administrative team, and residents.
- Physical ability to perform the duties, including the
ability to assist with mobility and resident transfers, is essential.
- Positive attitude is required. The individual must be able to communicate
effectively with the residents, family members and health professionals.
- Must be at least 18 years of age and pass background/health
The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek is a well-established company enabling residents to live full and independent lives supported by a sense of family and community. We provide the widest possible range of amenities and services. We help residents create a lifestyle tailored to their individual needs and goals, and provide residential care communities for the elderly that exemplify the concept of dignity, privacy and independence. All of this exists within an environment that enhances the physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual health of each resident.
To apply please stop by to fill out an application at: The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek, 1770 Humboldt Road, Chico, CA 95928, or apply online. Hignell, Inc. is an EOE.