Resident Services Assistant

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Richmond, VA
Key Responsibilities

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


* 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.


* 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.

* Must have valid, unrestricted certification in the state (CNA desired) and maintain CEU's.

* CPR/First Aid Certification desired (unless required by the state).

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