Resident Assistant

Resident Services Lytton Gardens - Palo Alto, CA


Provides quality health and wellness care to the residents of Assisted Living.  Ensures that nursing care remains in accordance with the community's standards of practice and regulatory requirements at all times.


  • The Resident Assistant assists residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transferring and getting to and from activities.
  • Records and reports changes in residents eating habits to supervisor
  • The Resident Assistant may assist in preparation of meals and will help serve meals.
  • Provide light housekeeping and cleaning.  May also include assisting with the resident's laundry. 
  • 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
  • May assist at covering of the front desk at times, as needed.
  • 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

  • Geriatric experience or current California CNA certification
  • Current BLS or CPR certification
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 6 months experience as a CNA in acute or geriatric care setting preferred
  • Bilingual ability preferred

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