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Resident Care Associate 3rd Shift

Resident Care Associate 3rd Shift

Job ID 
2017-1128
# of Openings 
2
Job Locations 
US-MA-Charlton
Category 
Home Health/Care
Department 
Resident Care Associates (RCA)
Job Type 
Per Diem

Additional information about this position

Responsibilities

Third Shift 11 PM - 7 AM.  Includes one weekend per month coverage. 

 

The Resident Care Associate (RCA) is responsible for providing personal care and service to Alzheimer / Dementia residents. The RCA provides care and program/activity needs to residents while assisting in maintaining a positive physical, nutritional and social environment for the residents, while ensuring they feel safe and purposeful.  

 

  • Assists residents with activities of daily living, including meals, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, transfer, mobility, and continence care
  • Observes and reports any changes in resident’s condition (behavior or health), takes action to ensure resident safety
  • Demonstrates knowledge of residents relative to participation needs, physical abilities, interests, cognitive capacity and attention span capability
  • Initiates programming and activities with residents, leading one-on-one, and group activities
  • Provides appropriate interventions to maximize the resident’s social and Activities of Daily Living (ADL) functioning
  • Participates with program staff and residents in daily programs and recreational activities
  • Assures resident information is communicated to appropriate staff regarding appointments, outings, etc.
  • Accurately assesses, communicates, and documents residents’ status
  • Supports the resident’s family and other members of the caregivers team, reports any resident or family concerns
  • Assists residents with medication per state regulations
  • Participates in service plan reviews

Qualifications

  • Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Home Health Aide (HHA)
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Must be nurturing, caring, and reliable

Company Overview

Why choose the Overlook

  • The Overlook offers a clean and safe working environment that will help all employees gain valuable experience as they progress towards career goals.
  • Our CNA to patient ratio is one of the best in Massachusetts. We value quality care and strive to keep both our residents and employees safe.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package for full and part time positions including; medical, dental, vision and life insurance (effective on day one), a 401(k) retirement savings plan, tuition assistance, and paid time off.
  • Daycare and Fitness center on site available to all employees.
  • Referral bonuses.
  • Employee appreciation events.

 

 

Located on a beautiful 450 acre campus in Charlton, Massachusetts, The Overlook Retirement Community and Health Center offers 221 independent living residences and a complete continuum of care including post-acute, assisted living, memory care, CARE management services, and skilled nursing for long and short-term care needs. The Overlook sponsored by the Masonic Health System of Massachusetts has a proud tradition of service since 1911.

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage all applicants of all ages.