Resident Care Assistant - Full Time - 7am-3pm - Memory Care Three Forks Senior Living

US-TX-Forney
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-6695
Division
Senior Living (SL)

Overview

Who We Are

 

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading healthcare company committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service. Cornerstone operates Senior Living, Skilled Nursing and Rehab, Long-Term Acute Care hospitals and Behavioral Health under the Cornerstone and Solara brand names in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, Arkansas and West Virginia.

 

 

Why Work for Us?

 

Our hospitals and rehab facilities offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

 

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day. 

Responsibilities

The Resident Care Assistant is responsible for providing resident services, including assistance with personal care, medication reminders, social and recreational activities, meal services, and other tasks as needed to facilitate the continued well being of the resident. He or she must be sensitive to the needs and desires of each resident and make an attempt to improve and enrich their lives.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to and conveys a philosophy that supports the dignity, privacy, independence, choice, and individuality of residents
  • Reviews resident Service Plans as needed to gain and maintain a familiarity with resident services needs and preferences
  • Reviews the Staff Communication log and corresponding resident Service Notes on a daily basis for information about changes in resident service needs and/or health conditions
  • Provides personal services to residents as assigned and as indicated on resident Service Plans
  • Helps residents with medications and/or treatments as indicated in the medication book and as assigned and allowed by regulation
  • Responds to calls from the emergency call system in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and follows infection control procedures
  • Helps with meal services as requested, including setting up tables, serving meals, and cleaning up the dining room
  • Helps maintain a clean, comfortable, and safe environment by providing housekeeping services as needed
  • Helps with individual resident and group social/recreational activities as requested and encourages resident participation in activities
  • Monitors for changes in resident needs, preferences, and/or health status and reports/documents any changes according to established procedures
  • Responds to emergencies in an appropriate manner as per training received
  • Reports any abuse, suspected abuse, or alleged abuse to the appropriate supervisor and/or agencies
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to project a professional image
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • Strong organizational skills
  • 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 this position
  • Freedom from illegal use of drugs
  • Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace

 

Education and/or Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Experience with seniors preferred
  • Must meet in-service training requirements

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