Rice Memorial Hospital
Part-Time .7 FTE (28 hrs/ wk) Day Shift Every Other Weekend
JOB SUMMARY: The Care Assistant is responsible for the provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support each residents individual choices, while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices. The Care Assistant provides medical and physical care to the residents of the household, while promoting the resident's psychosocial well-being. The Care Assistant plans and facilitates social activities for residents of the household, and supports the homemaker in maintaining a clean, safe household environment. This position is the residents' closest advocate in the household.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant able to read and communicate in English. Completion of cross training for household activities, household social service, household housekeeping, household laundry required. Completion of cross training for household homemaking, including food service and food handling (ServeSafe or equivalent) desired.
EXPERIENCE: Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant preferred. Has satisfactorily completed the training program. Must enjoy working with geriatric population.
JOB KNOWLEDGE (Specific): Working knowledge of personal care activities, and transfer techniques. Have an understanding of the cognitive, physical and emotional changes the aging present. Demonstrated competencies in person-directed, elder/resident-directed practice, home building, critical thinking, teamwork, self leadership, and interpersonal effectiveness.
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Part Time (28 hours per week)