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Resident Assistant

Minnetonka, Minnesota 55901

Category: Health Job Number: 17928

 

Voca Health has immediate openings available for Resident Assistant professionals in Minnetonka, MNIf you are interested, please forward your resume to Kaley Fuller at kfuller@myvoca.com and call her at 347.293.2560. Thanks!

 

Voca connects healthcare professionals with fantastic health systems nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our employees, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help reach their individual goals. Voca provides benefits including insurance, 401k, and dedicated support!

Assignment details are provided below, we’re very excited to hear from you!

 

Assignment 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

Qualifications

  • 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 procedure
  • Ability to be warm and welcomin

Minimum qualifications required 

  • 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
  • 8 hours of Dementia training prior to clearing compliance
  • One to three years – preferred
  • Ability to use technology in the form of computers, hand held devices, cell phone, fax machines

 

Traveler Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Insurance
  • 401k
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages


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