Resident Service Assistant – 20121-4357

Allyon

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part of a caring and employee-focused company that earned 2022s Best
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Job Title: Resident Service Assistant

Job Description: The Resident Service Assistant (RSA) provides
assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) related to personal
care and hygiene to Windsor Court residents under the direction of an
RN. Facilitates communication with other departments, visitors,
residents, nurses and employees. Serves as a point of contact for the
department after hours.

Essential Job Functions:

Essential Functions:

-Assists residents with activities of daily living (ADLs) including
bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, meal/activity escorts, activity
reminders, medication reminders, etc.

-Assist residents in preparing for transportation, outings, and
appointments in a timely manner.

-Responds to resident pendant calls immediately and appropriately,
requesting additional RSA or nursing assistance as needed.

-Contact the family and completes an incident report when applicable.

-Capable of checking manual blood pressures and blood glucose levels,
recording results and following up according to guidelines prescribed
for that resident.

-Demonstrates competency in the following areas: Measurement of vital
signs, blood glucose monitoring, catheter care, ostomy care, nebulizer
care, and medication reminders.

-Documents all care tasks in a timely manner.

-Provides progress notes on residents.

-Reports both staff and resident incidents and accidents to nurse,
manager and Online Event Reporting.

-Participates in emergency drills and actual occurrences according to
emergency response protocols maintain resident safety and comfort.

-Reports any changes in a residents condition to the nurse and/or
manager.

-Attends staff meetings and training sessions.

-Completes mandatory training requirement per Carle Hospital and IDPH in
the expected timeframe.

-Acts as a mentor to new Resident Service Assistants and contributes to
the orientation and training of staff at Windsor Court.

Minimum Requirements:

– Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or 1 year experience as a
caregiver
– High School Diploma or GED
– BLS
– ANSI Accredited Food Handler Certification
– Hands-on experience in providing care for an elderly population
– competency in taking manual blood pressure, blood sugar monitoring,
and overseeing nebulizer treatments. If not fully proficient, has
the capacity to learn and retain the necessary skills for these
patient care procedures.
– Excellent interpersonal skills necessary for establishing and
maintaining good working relationships with the residernts,
families, and interdisciplinary team
– Self-motivated and positive attitude, ability to work independently
– Demonstrates compassion and caring in dealing with others

What we Offer:

– Competitive pay and benefits
– 401k eligibility after 6 months of employment

Allyon, Inc. is an equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer and
terms of employment are without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability, or genetics. Allyon, Inc. complies
with applicable state and local laws governing nond scrimination in
employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of
employment.

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