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Resident Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant – The Gardens

A rewarding career awaits you!

If you have strong caretaker instincts and enjoy working with seniors, consider joining our team. We are looking to staff The Gardens Retirement Community with exceptional Resident Assistant (RA)s and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)s. The purpose of this role is to provide quality customer service ensuring residents are cared for with respect, dignity, and compassion.  Currently, we have part-time and full-time openings for all shifts. The RAs/CNAs must be available to work pre-scheduled, eight-hour shifts (7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, or 11pm-7am, including holidays and weekends) and must be willing to pick up shifts if other staff members are unexpectedly unavailable. This is an hourly, non-exempt position. Additional compensation for overnight and weekends. Training reimbursement available.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide cares to residents, exercising awareness of their personal needs and behaviors, according to their Individual Service Plan or Basic Service Agreement.
  • Administer medications to residents within regulatory guidelines.
  • Monitor residents’ physical and emotional needs.
  • Facilitate socialization and activity opportunities for residents.
  • Ensure that residents’ home as well as common areas are clean, comfortable, and presentable.
  • Assist with meal and snack preparation.
  • Promote resident safety by assisting in fire drills and equipment checks. Remain attentive to household and weather conditions.
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings and in-service sessions.
  • Work both independently and with a team.
  • Perform all other duties as required or assigned.

Additional Information:

  • Benefits are prorated based on the number of hours worked. Benefits include: health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, 403b, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays.

Qualifications Include:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Experience: Six months’ documented experience working with vulnerable adults, age 55 or better.
  • Certification: Standard Precautions Certification is required. All other CBRF certifications must be completed within 30 days of hire.

Physical Requirements:

The employee is required to sit, walk or stand for long periods; operate standard office and/or household equipment; provide cares requiring kneeling, bending and reaching; ability to lift 35 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally; and ability to move quickly in an emergency.

Work Environment:

The employee works in conditions similar to an apartment complex with communal dining and common spaces. Duties may be performed at any of our living communities, public spaces or outdoors.

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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