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Resident Assistant, Career Opportunity in Williamsville, New York

Job description

Wage/Salary Info: $14.00 per hour

Employment Terms: Full/Part time

Length of Employment: permanent

Education: Technical/Applied Science Certificate

Experience: 7-11 months

West Park Crossing Retirement Community of Moose Jaw, a stunning new 79 suite Personal Care and Memory Care community recently opened is seeking dependable, warm, and caring candidates for the position of Resident Assistants for our personal care and memory care units.Job duties include but are not limited to the following:  assisting residents with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, and grooming; transfer and mobility assistance, toileting and incontinence care assistance, serving meals, engaging in social activities, and personal laundry.

Continuing Care Aide certification preferred or Personal Care Workers course certificate required.

Minimum job qualifications and requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Meet provincial health related requirements.
  • Maintain any certifications as required by provincial regulations.

Skills And Abilities

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check (abstract)

Work Setting

  • Home for the aged

Essential Skills

  • Continuous learning
  • Computer use
  • Job task planning and organizing
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making
  • Problem solving
  • Working with others
  • Oral communication
  • Document use
  • Reading text

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Walking
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Physically demanding
  • Fast-paced environment

Specific Skills

  • Answer call signals
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
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