Resident Assistant - AL

Morningside of Orangeburg - Orangeburg, SC (30+ days ago)3.1


Location Information
Morningside of Orangeburg is a beautiful community in Orangeburg, SC, with more than 40 units offering assisted living.Key Responsibilities
At this time, we are seeking a Resident Assistant to join our team!

Responsibilities

Gives report to the Nurse or designated charge person at the end of the shift.
Reports any changes to the Nurse or designated charge person immediately for determination of contacting the on-call Nurse.
Reminding residents to take medication, opening containers for residents, opening prepackaged medication for residents, reading the medication label to residents, observing residents while they take medication, checking the self-administered dosage against the label of the container, and reassuring residents that they have obtained and are taking the dosage as prescribed.
Supervise, assist or provide showers and baths.
Supervise, assist residents to dress/undress.
Assure the cleanliness and dignity of each resident.
Qualifications

Vital signs; Medication supervision (within the scope of the state regulations);
Read, write, speak and understand the English language.
Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
Freedom from use and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in the position.
Demonstrates effective time management skills.
Must have valid, unrestricted certification in the state (CNA desired) and maintain CEU's.
CPR/First Aid Certification desired (unless required by the state).