Fairview Health Services

Resident Assistant

Job Locations US-IA-Indianola
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(1/13/2021 2:07 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-66942
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
Patient Care (Non Nursing)
Community
Indianola Senior Living
Shift
evening
Hours per 2 weeks
40
Department
Long Term Care

Overview

When you come to work at Ebenezer, we promise to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others. Named as a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 11th time, Ebenezer is Minnesota’s largest senior living organization with over 100 years of excellent service, and we’re growing at an unprecedented rate!

 

Vintage Hills Senior Living of Indianola, Iowa is located just minutes from Des Moines’ South side and offers Assisted Living, Memory Care and Stay by the Day units. Our dedicated employees enjoy working in a family-like environment that is fun, safe and always raising the bar!  As an Ebenezer managed property, we are dedicated to helping seniors live as independantly as possible. 

We are looking for a Resident Assistant/Home Health Aide whom would be responsible for providing personal cares and designated health related services to enhance and/or maintain the assisted living or memory care residents’ physical and emotional well-being.

 

This patient support position includes;

 

  • .5 FTE or 40 hours in two weeks
  • Evening shift
  • E/O weekend Sat-Sun rotation and holiday rotation

Keywords; DSP, HHA, PCA, NA, CNA, nursing assistant, caregiver

Block Schedule:

Week 1:  Saturday, Sunday
Week 2: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Responsibilities/Job Description

 

  • Assists residents with personal cares including but not limited to: bathing, shaving, dressing, hair care, feeding, toileting, and transfers/lifts.
  • Under direction of Nurse provides health related services as needed such as; passing medication, glucose monitoring, temperatures, blood pressure, and pulse.
  • Performs specified home services as needed such as; laundry, cleaning, meal service, and assisting with activities.
  • Observes residents and reports status to appropriate staff
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Assists with onboarding of new staff

 

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Med Manager Certification by approved Iowa agency or must be able to obtain within 30 days of hire
  • If under 18, must be on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with empathy and compassion for residents and coworkers
  • Ability to work in a team setting and support others
  • Ability to work with a diverse and elderly population

Preferred Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Previous work experience or formal training/education as HHA, CNA, NA, DSP, PCA or similar preferred
  • Work experience in a customer service setting preferred

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