Resident Assistant (FT)- Lakeside Vista - #19503337
Cedarhurst Senior Living
We have a new and exciting opportunity to serve as a Full-Time Resident Assistant (RA) and provide full-time assistance to our residents (various shifts: days, evenings, nights, weekends) within the Cedarhurst Living organization! If youre looking for a rewarding opportunity and desire to work for a company who truly cares about the people it serves apply now!
To Cedarhurst Living, LLC, our residents are family; and as such, we take great pride in providing superior, compassionate health care services and support to residents in our Assisted Living and Memory Care communities. Our approach to Assisted Living and Memory Care is shaped by respect and understanding of the unique lives of our residents. We believe our communities are more than just a place to live, they are a place to call home, and most importantly; a place to thrive!
About the role
Cedarhurst Living, LLC believes in an active approach to resident care, not just passive maintenance. As a Resident Assistant with Cedarhurst, you will assist and provide direction to residents regarding their personal care needs, which include but are not limited to, grooming, hygiene, dressing, nutrition, etc. In addition, you will promote the physical, personal and emotional well-being of each resident and work with the nursing and care staff teams to strive to reach the ultimate goal, which is to return the resident to their maximum level of self-care and independence, when possible.
Like Cedarhurst, you are committed to excellence and understand the importance of quality, person centered, care. In addition, you understand the importance and value of communication regarding the residents care and wellbeing with community staff, as well as with the residents family members. We view our residents in our community as family and we strive to provide each and every one with the best care possible.
Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:
The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- High School diploma or equivalent required.
- Health care or nurses aide training with a 100-hour nurse's aide training preferred.
- Physically able to assist residents with their daily living and care needs must be able to regularly lift/move up to 50lbs independently and up to 200lbs with assistance.
- Must be able to meet all physical demands of the job which includes, but is not limited to: seeing, speaking, touching, walking, standing, bending, reaching overhead, crouching/kneeling or crawling.
- Comply with all personnel policies, community policies & procedures, as well as State & Federal regulations and standards.
- Must possess a genuine interest in caring for seniors and individuals with dementia.
- Ability to work well with others and take direction from management, as well as take initiative willing to go above and beyond to ensure our residents needs are met and they are comfortable in their living environment.
- Conduct oneself in a professional & caring manner and encourage others to do so as well.
- Dependable and able to meet scheduling requirements with no restrictions.
- Must possess a general knowledge of laws and restrictions regarding senior living care, as well as a solid understanding of opportunities and limits of other levels of care within senior living.
What you need to know when considering a career with Cedarhurst
Cedarhurst professionals use their expertise and genuine respect for our residents to serve in ways that encourage independence, dignity and individuality. We believe its important to take time to get to get to know the residents youll be serving and to put into practice our company values:
- Passionate about what you do and the care you provide.
- Trustworthy trust is earned by outstanding service and dedication to our residents.
- Empathetic toward the residents we serve; and be there to listen, assist and above all else care.
- Positive in your interactions with our residents providing them with a memorable and pleasant experience.
- Respectful toward the residents and others, giving them the attention, dignity and independence, they deserve.
- Approachable together we are family. Honest care and personalized service cannot be faked.
We seek out team members and leaders who exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all residents, visitors, employees and the overall community. In addition, we seek out team members and leaders who are driven to provide a successful and enriched life experience to the seniors residing within our communities. If you feel you would be the right fit for our organization, we encourage you to apply. Be part of making a true difference in our residents lives!
This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.