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Resident Care Associate / On Call PM Shifts / Memory Care

Company: Eskaton Village Roseville
Location: Roseville
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Resident Care Associate (RCA) provides personal care, companion care, nursing assistance and other assigned tasks to residents living in Eskaton communities. The Resident Care Associate duties include direct resident care, assisting in daily living activities, grocery or personal shopping, errands and other domestic tasks as well as documentation of care provided. Duties and assignments may be adjusted at the discretion of the Resident Care Coordinator, Memory Care Coordinator, or Wellness Nurse based on an evaluation of resident needs
Position Responsibilities include:

  • Provides companion care which can include reading, visiting, answering personal correspondence, assisting with bill paying or other tasks as listed on resident's plan of care.
  • Provides or assists in bathing or showering for thorough cleanliness and hygiene of resident.
  • Makes beds, straightens rooms, and keeps resident care area in an organized manner.
  • Assists residents in dressing when needed and demonstrates concern for individual privacy while providing resident care.
  • Can be responsible for preparing light meals at the direction of the resident when noted on resident's plan of care.
  • Assists residents to schedule medical appointments or other vital services as indicated by the resident's plan of care. May accompany resident to appointments at the direction of the Resident Care Coordinator, Memory Care Coordinator, Wellness Nurse, or Executive Director.
  • Promotes appropriate levels of independence in resident care and demonstrates awareness of safety for both resident and self in providing care.
  • Assists resident with simple range of motion or other exercises as directed by nurse or therapist and ambulates resident according to his/her endurance levels. When directed by the plan of care, assists resident to site fitness program or individual planned events.
  • Applies medical or adaptive devices as ordered by the appropriate physician, physician extender, or supervising nurse.
  • Collects specimens as directed by the Resident Care Coordinator, Memory Care Coordinator, or Wellness Nurse,.
  • May deliver meal trays from Dining Room or assist resident to the Dining Room.
  • Assists residents with personal laundry including any dry cleaning.
  • Follows prescribed Eskaton emergency protocol and policies.
  • Completes weights for each resident as noted on plan of care.
  • Provides respite services for spouses, and/or other family members.
  • Assists with activities, including participating and/or leading activities per Activity Director and Resident Care Coordinator, Memory Care Coordinator, or Wellness Nurse Instructions.
    QualificationsEducation:High school graduate or G.E.D. preferred. Proficient ability to communicate orally and in writing in the English language.
    Training and Experience:Six (6) months experience in providing personal care in a residential or long term care setting preferred. Valid/current first aid certification.
    Job Knowledge:Knowledge in performing personal care services in a residential environment. Ability to meet new and/or stressful situations with the appropriate responses. Ability to work effectively as part of a healthcare team, to share information freely, to use and seek supervision and consultation verbally and in writing, and be able to follow both verbal and written instructions.

Keywords: Eskaton Village Roseville, Roseville , Resident Care Associate / On Call PM Shifts / Memory Care, Other , Roseville, California

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