Resident Assistant - AL

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Topeka , KS 66604

Posted 2 months ago

Key Responsibilities

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

The Resident Assistant is a Certified Nurse Aide.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Current CNA certificate in Kansas

  • 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.

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

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Resident Assistant - AL

Five Star Quality Care, Inc.