Resident Assistant
Five Star Quality Care, Inc.
 Nashville, TN

Key Responsibilities

At this time, we are seeking a Resident Assistant to join our team!

Responsibilities

  • Gives report to the Nurse or designated charge person at the end of the shift.
  • Reports any changes to the Nurse or designated charge person immediately for determination of contacting the on-call Nurse.
  • Reminding residents to take medication, opening containers for residents, opening prepackaged medication for residents, reading the medication label to residents, observing residents while they take medication, checking the self-administered dosage against the label of the container, and reassuring residents that they have obtained and are taking the dosage as prescribed.
  • Supervise, assist or provide showers and baths.
  • Supervise, assist residents to dress/undress.
  • Assure the cleanliness and dignity of each resident.

Qualifications

  • Vital signs; Medication supervision (within the scope of the state regulations);
  • Read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
  • Freedom from use and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
  • Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in the position.
  • Demonstrates effective time management skills.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification desired (unless required by the state).