Resident Care Assistant - Part Time Days - St. Joseph Village

Trinity Health Corporation Ypsilanti, MI

TC672_49001 Assisted Living NSG

Expected Weekly Hours:



Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Designee, the Resident Care Assistant will provide supportive daily care and services in accordance with the resident care plan.

Job Description Details:

General Responsibilities Include

* Assisting residents with daily living functions such as dental care, feeding, bathing, dressing/undressing, nail care, hair care, and shaving according to expressed preferences.

* Assisting with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transferring residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.

* Escorting residents to and from meals, activities etc., when needed.

* Developing and maintaining a good working rapport with other departments within the community to assure that daily activities can be performed without interruptions.

* Checking residents routinely to ensure that they're safe and that their personal needs are met.

Candidates will have

* High School Diploma or equivalent.

* Six months experience as a Resident Care Assistant or Nurse Aide preferred.

* Previous experience working in assisted living or with the geriatric population preferred.

* Must possess superior customer service skills and professionalism.

* Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

* Ability to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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