Caregiver / Resident Assistant (Palo Alto)

Resident Services Lytton Gardens - Palo Alto, CA


Description

NOTE: This position is a part-time, 24 hours per week, weekends and Monday. 

Responsibilities

  • The Resident Assistant assists residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, partial dressing and medication assistance.
  • Observes records and reports any changes in the resident’s physical or mental condition.
  • Interacts with residents and families/responsible parties and staff; answers questions, gives direction and support
  • Works in the communal dining room serving meals, drinks, cleaning and setting up tables.
  • Responds to resident requests in a timely manner
  • 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
  • Some experience working with elderly or on a senior community setting.
  • Team work

Education and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent

 

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