Resident Care Associate - 5k sign-on bonus
Company: The Overlook
Posted on: November 24, 2022
POSITION TITLE: Resident Care Assistant - Fieldstone FLSA STATUS:
Non-Exempt REPORTS TO: Director of Fieldstone and Stonebrook
SUPERVISES: N/A Position #1: Part-Time position, 11pm-7am 3rd
shift, one week day and every Saturday. Position #2: Part-Time
position, 24 hours/week, 3pm-11pm. POSITION SUMMARY: The Fieldstone
Lead Resident Care Associate provides the special service and care
required to each ALZ / Dementia resident. Provides resident care
and program/activity needs to residents while assisting in
maintaining a positive physical, nutritional and social environment
for the residents, while ensuring they feel safe and
Staff value the person first, knows him or her as an individual,
and sees the dementia as a disability of certain parts of the brain
rather than thinking of the person in terms of their disease and
Provides oversight and leadership of peers on shift to ensure that
shift responsibilities are carried out.
Ensures shift report is clearly communicated to oncoming shift and
communicates issues/ideas openly to fellow lead aids, nurse and
Acts as a role model for peers in demeanor, appearance and work
standards, remaining professional in all communication.
Reacts calmly and efficiently in emergency situations.
Orients new staff to shift duties and act as mentor to peers on
shift. THE OVERLOOK WAY: Culture of Excellence and Core Values: All
Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and conduct themselves at
all times in support of the company's 28 Guiding Principles and
core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture.
Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action
and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally
Respect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in
their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define
Compassion: understanding and sympathetic of others
Creativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordingly
Grace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or
outcomes SERVICE TIPS: Responsible for demonstrating the service
tips of the organization during all interactions. Smile with Eye
Contact and a Warm Greeting
Respond and Follow Through Professionally, Accurately and
Measure and Improve DECISION TREE: Responsible for following
criteria prioritized and defined by our organization during/within
the decision making process. Safety
Efficiency OPERATIONS: POSITION COMPETENCIES Responsible for
possessing the qualifications for, and executing the duties of,
this position. The Lead Resident Care Associate provides the
special service and care required to each ALZ / Dementia resident.
Provides resident care and program/activity needs to residents
while assisting in maintaining a positive physical, nutritional and
social environment for the residents, while ensuring they feel safe
and purposeful. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The
following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to
be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be
required and assigned. Assists residents with activities of daily
living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transfer,
mobility, and continence care while using appropriate modeling and
Supports the resident's abilities by understanding that all aspects
of care can be viewed as an activity
Supports the resident's family, friends and significant others as
ongoing caregivers and members of the Caregiving team.
Demonstrates knowledge of the cognitive, physical, behavioral and
psychosocial approach to all aspects of dementia by using a
sensitive approach to all aspects of resident care.
Provides appropriate interventions to maximize the resident's
social and ADL functioning
Demonstrates therapeutic conversation and redirection conversation
with residents, offering appropriate cues for participation in
engagement and dining programs.
Encourages residents to participate in daily activity program
Participates with program staff and residents in daily programs and
recreational activities as directed
Initiates programming and activities with residents, leading
one-on-one, small group and large group activities.
Demonstrates knowledge of residents in regard to background,
participation needs, physical abilities, interests, cognitive
capacity and attention span capability.
Participates in service plan updates and introductory visit
Serves residents food as directed, following dietary guidelines.
Facilitates the Fieldstone Enhanced Dining program, and provides
snacks and hydration between meals and as needed.
Knows and complies with all resident rights
Receives and gives report of on-going shifts by oral and written
Observes and reports any changes in resident's condition (behavior
or health), takes action to ensure safety of the resident and
report to supervisor
Checks all residents daily for cleanliness, appropriate clothing,
and any continence issues
Uses proper sanitary procedures to wipe tables, and sweep dining
room and kitchen after meals
Checks on resident rooms daily for general cleanliness and
neatness; ensures high risk rooms are double checked
Checks common areas ¾ including bathrooms ¾ for cleanliness
Can measure and accurately record vital signs (temperature, pulse,
blood pressure ) as directed by nurse.
Assists residents with medication per state regulations
Reports resident and family concerns and issues to supervisor
Successfully follows and implements the plan of care
Recognizes and assists in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect,
and exploitation (financial and other)
Recognizes and reports to Program Director or Nurse a resident's
change of condition, including needing more time to deliver care
due to the aging process
Provides ongoing supervision of residents health related
activities: complies with health care instructions explained by
health care professionals and promptly and appropriately seeks and
obtains medical attention when needed
Responds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and
knows when to call for backup
Effectively handles difficult resident behaviors
Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations
Efficiently documents and provides accurate record-keeping as
Assures resident information is communicated to the team through
the report process and communication log (i.e. appointments,
Documents residents' material needs (i.e. briefs, clothing,
toothpaste, pads, etc.) and communicates to family.
Accurately completes incident reports prior to the end of shift and
reports all incidents to supervisor
Completes annual in-services (14 Hours/6 Memory Care/50% Live)
Attends staff meetings on a regular basis IND3
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