Provides services and care for residents. Responsible for
providing instruction and mentoring, and assigning and reviewing
work of newly hired Resident Care Specialists / Certified Nursing
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Provides personal care and services such as: a) Assistance with
activities of daily living (turning and positioning, toileting,
bathing and grooming, feeding, and mobility.) b) Obtains vital
signs, weight, and other resident information as necessary, and
reports said information to supervising nurse.
Provides non-resident services such as, but not limited to, washing
wheelchairs and cleaning resident areas in compliance with
infection control procedures.
Makes routine rounds on assigned residents in accordance with
Promptly communicates any significant changes in behavior or
condition to supervisor.
Provides orientation and mentoring to newly hired Resident Care
Specialists / Certified Nursing Assistants on specific care
routines and individualized resident care.
Reviews and makes recommendations regarding new hire productivity
and performance, and documents and provides feedback as required
Provides ongoing support and guidance to new hires beyond formal
mentoring time period, to at least include 90-day introductory
Participates in recruitment and interview processes for Resident
Care Specialist / Certified Nursing Assistant prospects.
Participates in specific committees or work teams (e.g. Quality
Staffing) as requested.
Fulfills all essential duties and responsibilities in the absence
of mentoring assignments.
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, or related experience
and / or training Preferred minimum three years experience in job
function Successful completion of State-approved Nursing Assistant
Certification course Maintains certification in good standing
Worked in affiliated facility for at least one year 2.3 or higher
performance rating (most current evaluation period) Two peer
reference letters One supervisory reference letter
Physical Demands & Environment
Alternate shift work may be required. Employee is frequently
required to stand, walk, see, use hands or fingers, reach with
hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally
required to sit, climb, balance, stoop or kneel. Employee
occasionally assists, using appropriate lift equipment and in
accordance with specific company guidelines, with lifting and/or
transferring residents typically weighing between 100 to 250 pounds
(weight may, however, exceed 250 pounds.) Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, distance vision and
peripheral vision. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or
other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic
chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions of the position.
Resident Care Advisor Wage range - $13.38 - $17.45 Benefits -
Health, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401K, etc.