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Resident Assistant

Lakeville, Minnesota 55044

Category: Professional Job Number: 17595

 

Voca has an immediate opening available for a Resident Assistant in Lakeville, MN!  Interested candidates will contact Kaley Fuller, direct 347-293-2560 or by email kfuller@myvoca.com 
 

Position Details 

Job Description:

  • Assists residents with personal cares including but not limited to:
    • Bathing/showering
    • Foot and fingernail care
    • Shaving
    • Dressing
    • Assistance with use of hearing aids and/or glasses
    • Hair care
    • Feeding
    • Toileting
    • Escorts
    • 1-2 person transfers and use of mechanical lift
    Provides health-related services as directed:
    • Assists with treatments per individualized care plan under the direction of the Registered Nurse. (includes blood glucose monitoring)
    • Administers medication or assists with this under the direction of the Registered Nurse.( includes insulin injections)
    • Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
    Performs specified home services:
    • Performs laundry service per schedule.
    • Follows cleaning schedule for the shift worked.
    • Delivers meal trays.
    • Assists with meal service in dining room. 
    • Assists with preparing for and/or facilitating resident social and recreational activities as assigned and as requested.
    Performs specified home services:
    • Performs laundry service per schedule.
    • Follows cleaning schedule for the shift worked.
    • Delivers meal trays.
    • Assists with meal service in dining room. 
    • Assists with preparing for and/or facilitating resident social and recreational activities as assigned and as requested.
    Observes tenants/residents and reports status to appropriate staff.
    • Notifies appropriate staff of changes in physical and/or emotional conditions such as change in attitude or mood, loss of appetite, change in weight.
    • Serves as a mandated reporter and reports any concerns regarding potential mistreatment 
    • Offers pertinent observations and input.
    Responds appropriately to resident and building emergencies.
    Assists with the onboarding of new Resident Assistants 
    • Assists with orienting new team members to their position and the community
    • Welcomes new staff
    • Demonstrates proper resident care procedures
    • Offers appropriate feedback and encouragement to new employees
    Creates a friendly and welcoming atmosphere
  • Ability to interact empathetically with tenants/residents. Ability to perform personal cares and meet tenant/resident needs.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work.
  • Ability to remain calm and handle difficult situations tactfully.
  • Technical skills related to the specified medical procedures.
  • Ability to understand and take direction from the Registered Nurse. Ability to interact empathetically with tenants/residents.
  • Ability to understand meal plans and prepares meals accordingly.
  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures and proper use of cleaning products.
  • Observation skills.
  • Knowledge of proper care procedures.
  • Ability to be warm and welcoming.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications required to fulfill position requirements:
• High school diploma/GED
• Vocational/Technical Training or Associate Degree: C.N.A or HHA Certification – preferred
• Satisfy the Minnesota Home Care licensure qualification, training, and competency for unlicensed staff found in Statue 144A.4795 subd. 3.

Experience:
• None to one year – required
• One to three years – preferred
• Ability to use technology in the form of computers, hand held devices, cell phone, fax machines

Shift

  • 2 Short Shift Blocks for 4:00pm- 8:00pm - however, HM can be flexible with the start time as long as it is on the evening shift.
     

 

Regards,

 

Kaley Fuller
Voca | Manager of Healthcare Recruiting
t 507-288-5260 d 347-293-2560
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