at Five Star Senior Living Inc. in Newark, Delaware, United States
Work With Purpose
At Five Star Senior Living, our people are the critical link to those we serve, and it is their vitality, energy, and caring nature that allows us to fulfill our mission of enriching and inspiring the journey of life. In addition to nurturing and advancing the lives of our residents, our team members enjoy meaningful opportunities for personal and professional growth, within a supportive culture centered around advancing their lives, as well.
We are seeking compassionate Resident Assistants (RA) to provide support for our community's residents with the essential day-to-day tasks they can no longer perform or need help with. RAs are responsible for helping people with their daily tasks, such as laundry, cleaning, bathing, dressing, and taking their medication. Successful RAs are sensitive and respectful, and are passionate about helping those in need.
What You'll Do
Helping with personal hygiene, including bathing, grooming, and dressing
Supporting residents with medication; taking medication, opening containers, opening prepackaged medication, reading medication labels for residents, observing residents taking medication, checking the self-administered dosage against the label of the container, and reassuring residents they have obtained and are taking the dosage as prescribed.
Repositioning residents in bed and escorting them around the community
Toileting, incontinent care
Take vital signs, such as blood pressure, heart rate and pulse
Observe and report on residents' health, escalating any problems efficiently and effectively
Detail daily reports to Nurse, or designated charge person, at end of shift
Provide emotional support and serve as a source of comfort for residents and their loved ones
Recognize abnormal changes in body functioning and report to a supervisor
What You'll Bring
Experience & Education
High School Diploma or equivalent
Associates degree or higher, focused on advancement into medical services, or similar, preferred\\
CPR/First Aid Certification desired (unless required by the State)
Previous experience in long-term care preferred
Valid, unrestricted CNA certification or State/Local equivalent required
Working experience alone, on a team, and on projects start to finish
Strong emotional intelligence and listening skills
Dedication to the medical field, especially towards working with the residents
Must pass State and company background checks and drug test.
We Got You
We see and support the whole you. Because investing in you, and all our team members, is the first step in making a difference in the lives of others.
401k + Match
Life, Disability & other supplemental benefits
Professional Development Funds
Wellness Coaching & Personal Support Benefits
Recognition & Reward Programs
Is This You?
Beyond checking off the boxes, we're looking for someone who shares our deep sense of purpose and passion for advancing the lives of others.
Puts People First - You have an authentic connection to our vision of a world in which the quality of life is ageless, and a desire to advance our culture by always respecting and empowering our team members, residents, and families.
Customer Focused - You strive to build and strengthen customer loyalty by delivering exceptional hospitality, thoughtful solutions, and innovative customer attraction and retention strategies.
Results Oriented - You're forward thinking, seeing the big picture as you lead with empathy and drive to exceed results. You firmly believe that the way in which we achieve results is just as important as what we accomplish together.
Drives Operational Excellence - You encourage a mindset of continuous improvement. You respect ideas, collaborate, and empower others to elevate how and what we deliver for our customers and each other.
Embraces Change - You're a change driver! A positive communicator who engages all key stakeholders to help them anticipate and embrace what's next, you're always adjusting the target for continuous improvement.
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