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Resident Support Assistant Description – Desert Winds

JOB TITLE: Resident Support Assistant
SUPERVISOR: Housekeeping Supervisor & Wellness Coordinator

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION:

Although under the direct supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor this position will also be assisting the Activities Department and the Nursing Department. Responsible for dealing with residents in a manner conducive to their safety, dignity, emotional, and physical well being.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Make resident beds and empty trash
  • Collect residents personnel laundry and bed linens
  • Escort residents to and from dining room
  • Assist residents in participating in planned activities
  • Pass fresh water and ice to residents rooms
  • Comply with and understand all resident rights
  • Report unsafe or hazardous conditions to management immediately

NON ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

SPECIAL SKILLS OR REQUIREMENTS:

  • Communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, community and State officials and general public
  • Compassion and desire to work with frail and elderly
  • Must meet all state health requirements
  • Must be able to work on full or part time regular schedule

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: (With or without the aid of mechanical devices)

  • Walking & Sitting
  • Reaching, lifting, grasping
  • Pushing and pulling
  • Distinguishing smells, tastes and temperatures
  • Reading and writing
  • Communication Skills
  • Maintain composure under stress

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