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Resident Care Aide

Company: Menorah Park
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job descriptionEstablished in 1912, the Jewish Home of CNY evolved from a small rooming house in downtown Syracuse to become the 36-acre campus in DeWitt known as Menorah Park. If you're looking to be a part of a friendly team that delivers quality care in a safe, quiet, neighborhood setting, Menorah Park might the right place for you.MUST BE COVID VACCINATED!NEW RATE: UP TO $14.25 -General Summary:Under the general supervision of the Care Supervisor or Case Manager, the Resident Care Aide is responsible for supervision of residents, personal care, case management, social programming and housekeeping tasks. The Resident Care Aide is charged with the responsibility of ensuring the safety, welfare, and comfort of each resident. S/he is in communication with the Care Supervisor and Case Manager (verbal and/or written) of each resident's general welfare with special attention to any particular needs or issues.Education, Training, and Experience:The Resident Care Aide shall be 18 years of age or older. They must demonstrate evidence of good moral character, good judgment, compassion and awareness of issues facing client population, calm demeanor, and be willing/ able to follow directions. Clear, concise communication skills including reading, writing, and speaking (English) are a necessity. Organizational and time management skills are preferred. Training in basic first aid is required and Medication Assistance is desirable. Two years of experience working with adults or children desired and training in care of dependent adults is desirable.Physical Abilities:The Resident Care Aide must be able: to lift 25 or more pounds; bend, reach, lift, and climb stairs without risk of injury to self or others; use general household cleaning chemicals, and have average or better sight, hearing, and tactile senses.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Remain awake and alert for the entire working shift
  • Attend first to resident safety above all other duties
  • Report any problems, irregularities concerns, or questions to the Care Supervisor and/ or Case Manager by way of written or verbal communication.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean safe environment for Residents.
  • Follow The Inn at Menorah Park's Medical Emergencies Policy and Procedures. Assist in any medically necessary transfers. Contact Care Supervisor and/ or Case Manager regarding all emergency medical transfers.
  • Follow The Inn at Menorah Park's Incident Reporting and Mandated Reporting Requirements.
  • Responsible to know general whereabouts of resident, performing safety checks as directed by Resident Care Plan and reflected on assignment sheet. Refer to sign in/out book. Encourage residents and family members to sign in and out as they enter and exit The Inn.
  • Follow all instructions provided in writing or verbally from the Care Supervisor, Care Coordinator, Case Manager or Director.
  • Perform showers and personal care assistance (dressing, grooming and set up assistance) as directed on the resident care plan or provided in writing as reflected on task/ care sheet or verbally from the Care Supervisor, Care Coordinator, Case Manager or Director.
  • Assist with serving and oversee resident well-being during meals.
  • Assist and Supervise medications as directed for each resident as directed by the Resident Care plan. Document and properly complete medication in EMAR as directed through the EMAR and per policy and procedure.
  • Complete required documentation in a neat, organized, and timely manner using only black or blue pen.
  • Complete all documentation per policy and procedure during your shift. Enter any visible change of status or irregularities on your assignment sheets. Communicate every illness, accident, incident and resident transfer to the Care Supervisor, Case Manager or Director.
  • Walk rounds with incoming shift and make report (written and/or verbal) referring to assignment sheets to update as to resident status.
  • Complete daily neat and tidy's according to the schedule on task/ care sheets.
  • Consistently demonstrate respect and compassion for all residents. Respecting resident privacy and their personal property.
  • Conduct and supervise any evacuation or implementation of the disaster or emergency plan per policy and procedure.
  • Assist with obtaining weights for residents as directed by the Care Supervisor, Care Coordinator, or Case Manager and document accordingly.
  • Assist with prompting, reminding and escorting residents as directed in the Resident Care plan as reflected on task/ care sheet to any activities and meals.
  • Assist Activities Director with activities and programming whether the Activities Director is present or not as reflected on task/ care sheet. Including Resident Council meetings.
  • Assist Residents as needed to completed and submit any grievances and recommendations. Boxes to collect these are located across from the second and third floor elevators.
  • Attend in-service training programs and staff meetings as scheduled. Sign in to each in-service with your name and confirm you telephone contact information.
  • Listen for, and answer "call bells" promptly. Assist any resident as needed in accordance to their Resident Care plan as reflected on task/ care sheet.
  • Assist to distribute all resident mail and correspondence as needed. Contact Activities Director or Case Manager if resident needs assistance reading or interpreting mail.
  • Clean up any messes in (public and private) showers, bathrooms, and resident areas and/or report to appropriate department.
  • Welcome every new resident to The Inn, introduce yourself and let the resident and their families now that you are available to assist them.
  • Familiarize yourself with The Inn at Menorah Park's list of Resident Rights.
  • Learn Menorah Park's alert codes and appropriate responses.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.Job Type: Two Positions available: 22.5 -hours a week, overnights 11p-7a and 3p-11p.

Keywords: Menorah Park, Syracuse , Resident Care Aide, Other , Syracuse, New York

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