Caregiver / Resident Assistant

Resident Services Palo Alto, California


Description

Provides personal assistance with showering, medication management, and activities in Assisted Living (AL).
NOTE: This position is a part-time, 16 hours per week, position with possible extra on-call hours. 

Responsibilities

  • The Resident Assistant assists residents with activities of daily living, including bathing assistance
  • Records and reports changes in residents eating habits to supervisor
  • Interacts with residents and families/responsible parties and staff; answers questions, gives direction and support
  • Acts as a mandatory reporter for all suspected abuse situations and complies with all HIPAA standards of practice
  • The Resident Assistant performs any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, colleagues and supervisors
  • Must be able to participate in meetings as necessary
  • Ability to read, speak well and be understood in the English language
  • Computer literacy

Education and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bilingual ability preferred but not necessary¬†
  • Good communication skills and customer service skills very important

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