Work Schedule: Nights with Weekend and Holiday Rotation
Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable
Hours: 6AM to 6PM
Shift: Shift 1:
The Resident Care Aide is a certified Personal Care Aide (PCA) responsible for assisting residents with activities of daily living and non-professional services. Provides care and comfort to residents.
This position is eligible to participate in the THRIVE program that provides education and a Workforce Coach to support them through their first year of employment.
High School diploma or GED, OR
Pass high school proficiency exam.
Successful completion of an approved Department of Health Personal Care Aide Training Program or Department of Health approved equivalency exam with the written evidence of such completion required.
Successful completion of an approved Department of Health Medication Aide Training Program within ninety (90) days from date of hire.
Successful completion of an approved CPR course within ninety (90) days from date of hire.
Previous experience working as a Personal Care Aide preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Communication skills which may inclusive of approach, tone of voice, speed of communication, respectfulness, non-verbal communication
18 years of age or older required
Basic Computer and Telephone Skills
Ability to read and write
Ability to understand and carry out directions
On feet all day, exposure to hot temperatures especially in bath area
Frequent exposure to many disagreeable physical conditions