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Resident Assistant

Company: Glenview Terrace
Location: Glenview
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Glenview Terrace - Hours: 4pm-8pm
Position Type: Part-time -
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I. - - - - - - - - - - - TITLE: - -Special Care Assistant
II. - - - - - - - - - - - JOB SUMMARY:
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To facilitate the active and passive participation of residents into activities appropriate for each individual according to their cognitive and physical ability.
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III. - - - - - - - - - - - RESPONSIBLE TO: - - - - - - - SCU Director
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IV. - - - - - - - - - - - QUALIFICATIONS:
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A. - - - Personal:
1. - - - - - - - - A broad general education.
2. - - - - - - - - Evidence of good grooming, appropriate manner and conduct.
3. - - - - - - - - Ability to work effectively with others; demonstrates leadership ability and principles of management.
4. - - - - - - - - Integrity, imagination, initiative, energy and evidence of self-improvement.
5. - - - - - - - - Participation in professional organizations and workshops and continuing education.
6. - - - - - - - - Able to communicate in an effective manner.
7. - - - - - - - - Flexibility to meet the changing need of the situation.
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B. - - - - Professional
1. - - - - - High school diploma, college degree, heath care experience or C.N.A License (preferred).
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C. - - - - Physical:
1. - - - - - Evidence of good physical and mental health.
2. - - - - - Physical appearance: Must present a pleasing image to residents and public and act as an example to employees.
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V. - - - - - - - - - - - PERFORMANCE REQUIRMENTS:
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A. - - - Physical Demands: Sits and walks throughout working day. - Must have physical stamina.
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B. - - - - Special Demands:
1. - - - - - Must be able to project a warm, friendly, sympathetic interest to all.
2. - - - - - At times work under pressure and tension and hours of duty may be irregular or lengthy.
3. - - - - - Able to be flexible to meet changing situations.
4. - - - - - Talent in music, art, and domestics is a plus.
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VIII. - - - - - - - - - - - WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
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Works in a clean well-lighted, temperature controlled office environment.
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IX. - - - - - - - - - - - CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
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A. - - - - - -40 hours per week for full time employees, weekends and holidays as needed.
B. - - - - - - Salary: - Based on union standards.
C. - - - - - - See Employee Handbook.
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X. - - - - - - - - - - - - -FUNCTIONS:
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A. - - - - - - Support the facility's philosophy of care and strive to achieve its goals and objectives.
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B. - - - - - - Assist and lead groups or one on one programs.
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C. - - - - - - Assess each resident upon entry, quarterly, and after any major change in condition using current assessment schedule.
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D. - - - - - - Responsible for completing the MDS activity section, resident assessment tool, activity care plan, and narrative documentation in a timely fashion.
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E. - - - - - - - Establish activity goals for each resident according to abilities determined in the assessment and through direct observation of performance.
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F. - - - - - - - Plan monthly activity schedule for unit.
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G. - - - - - - Write an activity procedure for each new activity according to guidelines in the hearthside procedure manual and update on a yearly basis.
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H. - - - - - - Communicate effectively with residents, families and staff.
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I. - - - - - - - - - Attend resident care, new resident and family care conferences.
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J. - - - - - - - - - Chart progress notes of each resident every 3 months.
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K. - - - - - - Develop an effective activity care plan for each resident.
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L. - - - - - - - Keep daily records of resident's activity participation.
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M. - - - - - Assist and supervise in the outings of residents in the absence of unit director.
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N. - - - - - - Coordinate and implement community outreach projects that include resident involvement.
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O. - - - - - - Assist with meal delivery and feeding.
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P. - - - - - - - Assists families and visitors when appropriate.
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Q. - - - - - - Follow established fire, disaster, and evacuation policies and procedures.
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R. - - - - - - Perform all other duties as directed by the SCU Director.

Keywords: Glenview Terrace, Glenview , Resident Assistant, Other , Glenview, Illinois

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