Assisted Living Aide (Full-time)
Miller, SD Human Resources
Job Type
Full-time
Description

*Eligible for $1,000 sign-on bonus*


To provide respectful care in assisting the elderly and frail elderly, to perform routine and delegated functions and assist in all areas the activities of daily living of resident care. Has knowledge of and utilizes appropriate resident care protocol relating to the physical and psychological needs of the elderly. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to respond to specific issues and data reflective of the resident/customer's status. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the population served in the department.


Requirements

Assist with appropriate transfers on assigned residents utilizing gait belts following guidelines outlined in the resident’s plan of care.

Assist the resident with all facets of daily living including dressing, grooming, toileting, meals, medications, housekeeping and laundry.

Bending, squatting and kneeling to assist residents with dressing.

Report all changes in resident behavior or physical condition to nurse.

Assist in serving meals as necessary and on a timely basis.

Deliver meal trays to resident’s room when deemed necessary.

Assist in daily or scheduled dining room cleaning duties, in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Clean resident apartments and other areas of the facility in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Collect and wash soiled laundry, linens and return to resident apartments. Also launder aprons, towels, dishrags, and etc. from the Dietary department.

Assist residents to activities, assist with or direct activities.

Accept delegated tasks follow directions and take instruction regarding resident care from nurses, therapists, physicians and other members of the health care team involved with the resident plan of care. 

Honor Resident Rights including confidentiality and privacy.  

Report all allegations of resident abuse or misappropriation of resident property to the Director of Community Based Services.

Promotes, adheres to and supports resident rights.

Wash resident dishes as well as hospital patients’ supper dishes.

Salary Description
$17.50/hourly