The Resident Assistant is responsible for assisting the elderly with their daily living routines which can include dressing; skin, nail and hair care; oral hygiene; bathing; toileting; simple exercise; medication monitoring and administration under general supervision of a RN. Other general duties can include housekeeping duties in resident rooms, common areas, and restrooms; launder clothing for residents as needed; organize, coordinate and participate in planned activities including meals; perform dietary duties including preparation of meals and snacks, dining room set-up and clean up; document resident activity daily.
Minimum high school education or equivalent, required.
Up to 6 months technical or on the job training to acquire required certification.
CBRF Client Related Certification (advanced age/dementia) or Current Wisconsin Certified Nursing Assistant within 6 months of employment.
CBRF Standard Precautions, Fire Safety Training, First Aid and Choking Certification within 90 days of employment.
CBRF Medication Administration and Dietary Training Certification within 6 months of employment.