Resident Assistant – Nights – Assisted Living Grand Rapids


Position Details


We are seeking Resident Assistants to work 10:30pm – 7am providing necessary hands-on care and assistance to our precious residents, including but not limited to moving/lifting/transferring, personal hygiene etc. We are seeking compassionate, experienced, reliable caregivers to join our team at The Woods, our dementia capable care assisted living of our Senior Living Grand Rapids Community. Lets chat to see if the time you have in your schedule, that includes weekend rotation, is a fit for the needs we have to provide our residents with personalized attention and care.

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Samaritas is a Michigan-based human service organization that connects people with families and communities, empowers them to live their fullest life possible, and creates a ripple effect of transformation. The reference to the work of the Good Samaritan in our name is especially fitting as it is consistent with our mission, values and the services our faith-based company provides.

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Our Resident Assistant Wage is $16.00 per hour.

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Whats In It For You

Some of the benefits you may receive are:

Full Time/Part Time

Competitive Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits, effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment

Company paid Basic Life Insurance ($10,000 minimum for each full time and part time employee)

Company paid Short Term Disability accrual (Full time employees)

Retirement Plan (403b) – Company matches on first 1.5% of gross income at 133%

Great Personal Time Off (PTO) accruals

Awesome Employee Discounts

Plus, many more benefits

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide hands-on care and assistance to residents, including but not limited to moving/lifting/transferring, bathing, personal hygiene and grooming, laundry and mealtime assistance. Inform Nurse/Manager of individual health care concerns or changes in residents condition. Respond to call system promptly.

Monitor residents health according to service plan by passing medications, monitoring vital signs and blood sugar, administering insulin, and collecting specimens as needed. Advise families when medications are needed.

Assist residents with activities in daily living, including but not limited to household tasks, communication skills, and activities in the community.

Assist in development of individuals social and recreational interests and skills through appropriate modeling and supportive and/or programmed activities.

Record all entries on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc., in an informative and descriptive manner.

Assist residents in maintaining a clean and tidy environment, including but not limited to vacuuming, dusting, and mopping resident rooms; cleaning, washing, sanitizing, and polishing bathroom fixtures; and mopping up spills as they occur in assigned areas. Evaluate resident rooms and public areas for safety and report concerns to housekeeper.

Monitor and request orders for medical and office supplies.

Assist with serving meals in dining room as needed.

Job Qualifications

Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Additional training or college courses in nursing or health care preferred.


Experience as Resident Aide in an assisted living or nursing facility or Certified as a Nursing Assistant preferred.

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Requisition Number2023-9489

Employee TypeFull-Time

Hours Per Pay Period64


Work Hours10:30 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.

Weekends and/or Holidays RequiredYes

On Call RequiredNo

Position LocationUS-MI-Grand Rapids