Resident Assistant - AL
Key Responsibilities At this time, we are seeking a Resident Assistant to join our team! 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 * 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). Location Information HeartLands Senior Living Village at Ellicott City is a beautiful community in Ellicott City, MD, with more than 220 units offering independent living and assisted living.