PT Assisted Living Caregiver Job at Acacia Springs, Las Vegas, NV

  • Acacia Springs
  • Las Vegas, NV

Job Description

Pay up to $13.00/hour

Part-time PRN (on an as needed basis)

We are an assisted living that assists 40 residents with their activities of daily living such as showers, getting dressed, toileting, etc. Apply today and come see our beautiful community!

Acacia Springs seeks compassionate and caring individuals who are dedicated to supporting exceptional senior living experiences. Working at Acacia Springs means you are part of the family. Each day is an opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of those around you.

Full-time benefits include:

  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Daily pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

Summary of Duties of the Resident Care Assistant

The primary responsibility of the Resident Care Assistant (RCA) is to provide physical and psychosocial care to all residents in a manner that promotes dignity, choice, and individuality. The Resident Care Assistant reports to the shift supervisor as well as the Wellness Director.

Essential Functions of the Resident Care Assistant

  • Provides all necessary care and services to assigned residents and assists other wellness department associates as needed
  • Works collaboratively with peers and other team members.
  • Provides assistance with activities of daily living such as with bathing, dressing, personal hygiene (includes: shaving, oral care, nail care, hair care, foot care), toileting, eating, and ambulation/mobility.
  • Maintains professional demeanor at all times when interacting with residents and families.
  • Reports any suspected or witnessed instances of verbal, mental, or physical abuse to licensed staff immediately.
  • Utilizes safe transfer techniques when assisting residents with mobility.
  • Washes residents’ laundry as needed.
  • Understands and uses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Standard Precautions, OSHA's Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens standard, and follows established infection control procedures, hazardous communication, and other safety rules.
  • Documents provision of services on company forms.
  • Operates designated medical equipment, copy, scan, fax machines, and telephone.
  • Escorts residents and coordinates internal transportation needs.
  • Assists residents with personal correspondence/telephone use when requested.
  • Observes and reports changes in residents’ physical condition and cognitive/emotional status to Wellness Director or supervisor, as needed.
  • Conducts room checks and resident rounds.
  • Monitors for environmental safety hazards.
  • Respond to emergencies in a prompt and calm manner; Immediately reports such emergencies to the supervisor.
  • Uses tactful, diplomatic communication techniques in potentially sensitive or emotionally charged situations.
  • Follows-up with appropriate staff, residents, or other individuals regarding reported complaints, problems, and concerns.

Non-Essential Functions of the Resident Care Assistant

  • Participates in and supports the resident-centered activities program.
  • Care for sensory enhancement devices such as eyeglasses and hearing aids.
  • Completes housekeeping tasks such as bed-making, linen changes, vacuuming, emptying trash, and cleaning bathroom.
  • Acts as ambassador and public relations representative to guests and other off-campus visitors.
  • Copies special paperwork or forms.
  • Assists in a variety of tasks related to dining (escort residents to dining room, assist with set-up and clean tables, serve meals, bus tables, etc.).
  • Demonstrates an appreciation of the heritage, values and wisdom of the residents, and an understanding of the aging process.
  • Collaborates with associates in other departments to assure necessary care and services are provided.
  • Participates in projects or committees as assigned.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and mandatory in-services.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience

  • Ability to read, write, and speak in English.
  • Satisfactory completion of the company Resident Assistant skills competency checklist.
  • Be in good physical health and free of communicable diseases; Lifting, bending, and pushing medication cart about residence is required.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • Completion of drug testing and criminal background check upon hire and upon request of supervisor.
  • Experience in Assisted Living preferred.

Job Tags

Daily paid, Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Part time, Relief, Immediate start, Shift work,

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