Are you looking to work with an amazing team of health care workers? We are seeking an experienced RESIDENT ASSISTA NT to work contingent providing hands-on care to our precious residents, including but not limited to moving/lifting/transferring, bathing, personal hygiene and grooming and mealtime assistance. The person we seek will be person-centric, reliable, adaptable and team oriented. There is a requirement for e/o weekend coverage so that our residents have consistent and cohesive 7-day/week care. Welcome to Samaritas Nation!
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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This is a CONTINGENT ROLE that pays $17 per hour.
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 resident's 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.
Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
- Experience as Resident Aide in an assisted living or nursing facility or Certified as a Nursing Assistant preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to read, speak, and write proper English.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out simple instructions. May deal with changing situations.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and apply units of measure.
Ability to display compassion and sensitivity with vulnerable adults who may become angry, hostile or combative.
Ability and willingness to work constructively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Ability to maintain a helping role and intervene with resident care when appropriate.
Ability to work professionally and effectively with all levels of staff, residents, families and care providers.
Additional Work Requirements
Required to work off-shift schedules; evenings, weekends and holidays to support resident care requirements.
On-call availability required.
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Hours Per Pay Period16
Work HoursVaried/8 Hour Shift
Weekends and/or Holidays RequiredYes
On Call RequiredNo
Position LocationUS-MI-Bloomfield Hills