Resident Aide - Multiple Locations

Vincentian Collaborative Recruitment   Pittsburgh, PA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
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Posted on July 2, 2021

Shifts Available: 7a-3p, 3p-11p, 11p-7a

Summary:

The Resident Aide assists residents with daily living activities which may include personal hygiene, dressing, dining and transporting needs. Documents resident care as required.  Communicates effectively with residents, family members, and staff. Assists other members of the nursing staff with duties related to the daily needs of the residents according to established standards.

It is the duty of all employees to promote and support a resident centered care environment that ensures the treatment of all residents, family members, visitors, fellow employees and customers with kindness, respect, and dignity.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Commits to the Vincentian Collaborative Systems (VCS) mission to nurture and sustain a ministry of compassionate care that preserves the human dignity of persons within a diverse and changing society.

  2. Upholds and promotes the VCS values of spirituality, compassion, quality, dignity, collaboration, advocacy and stewardship.

  3. Promotes and supports a resident centered care environment that ensures the treatment of all residents, family members, visitors, fellow employees and customers with kindness, respect, and dignity.

  4. Assists with personal hygiene including dressing, bathing, shaving, dental hygiene, nail and hair care.

  5. Performs housekeeping tasks such as laundry, vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning room, bed making, and bed changes.

  6. Escorts residents and coordinates internal transportation needs.

  7. Observes/reports changes in residents’ physical and cognitive/emotional status to the nurse.

  8. Conducts room checks and resident rounds.

  9. Reports environmental safety hazards, records incidents, errors or accidents.

  10. Assists in tasks relating to dining.

  11. Participates in resident-centered activity programs.

  12. Responds to and acts appropriately in emergency or disaster situations.

  13. Works collaboratively with peers and other team members.

  14. Demonstrates an appreciation of the heritage, values, and wisdom of the residents and an understanding of the aging process.

  15. Recognizes and respects resident rights and maintains and protects resident and coworker confidentiality.

  16. Performs other duties as assigned.

  17. Required to support the organization’s Code of Ethical Conduct and Compliance Program by timely reporting any actual or suspected compliance, fraud and abuse, ethics or policy violations.

 

Education/Experience:

1. High school graduate or equivalent required.

2. Current Med-Tech Certificate preferred.

3. Previous resident care experience or related training preferred.

 

 

Vincentian is an Equal Opportunity Employer