Burton's Ridge Assisted Living Resident Assistant - ALF in Lima, Ohio
Performs direct patient care under the supervision of licensed nursing personnel according to the LOC Functional Assessment Guidelines.
Because HCF exists to care for our residents, regular attendance and punctuality are essential to provide quality care Must be in good physical condition as the position requires the ability to stand on one’s feet throughout the day, as well as, push, pull, move and/or lift repetitively a minimum of 10 pounds up to greater than 50 pounds. Commitment to HCF mission, values, philosophy and Service Excellence Initiative Must be able to complete performance requirements independently while using good judgment as well as have the ability to harmoniously work with others Must be able to read, write and understand the English language Position Responsibilities:
Must follow HCF Policies and Procedures Assist residents in all activities of daily living, to include, bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, transferring, personal hygiene and ambulation Must meet job related competencies as outlined in the Skills Competency Manual Complete necessary forms Assist with taking resident weights and vital signs Report any abnormal findings, such as, injuries, incidents, skin issues, complaints,suspected abuse/neglect/misappropriation, and any unsafe conditions Attend required in-service education Housekeeping of resident suites and common areas Completes residents personal laundry and community linens Assists in dining areas, activities and orientation on new residents Follows appropriate Infection Control and Safety Practices Communicates effectively with residents, staff and visitors All other duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A minimum of a grammar school education is essential. A high school diploma or equivalent preferred.