Resident Care Assistant/HHA – Per Diem

Lake Grove, NY
Wellness
09/22/2022
The Bristal at Lake Grove
Depends on Experience  Hourly
Casual
Fri, Sat 3p-11p

Looking for a career where you can make a difference in someone else's life? Where opportunities abound to advance your future, both personally and professionally? The Bristal Assisted Living is the place for you. You'll thrive in a premier senior care organization that values you as an individual — not just your experience and skillsets, but your unique talents and energy. You'll enrich the community in which you work, and that community will enrich you. We call what we do at The Bristal "hospitality with a higher purpose." We know you'll make an impactful difference. Because the difference is you. Come join us!

We are seeking compassionate and dedicated Resident Care Assistants/Home Health Aides with a skillset and a heart for helping residents make the most of each day. In this position, you'll be a friendly and familiar face to our residents, providing hands-on care in a respectful and dignified manner. Your role is essential to the care and safety of residents who choose to call The Bristal home. The loving care you bring to the services you provide is fundamental to the quality of life and the general wellbeing of our residents every day.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assisting residents manage Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Escorting residents to meals and recreational activities
  • Supporting residents in achieving their highest level of physical, emotional and psycho-social well-being
  • Helping out as needed in the Wellness area to ensure the safety, comfort and wellbeing of our residents
  • Following all policies and procedures, and adhering to the instructions of the Nurse Shift Supervisor and the Director of Wellness

Qualifications:

  • NY-Certified Nursing Assistant, Personal Care Attendant or Home Health Aide
  • Experience assisting those with Alzheimer's disease and dementia is a plus
  • Must be able to speak and read in English
  • Previous experience with geriatric population preferred, providing assistance with ADLs
  • Ability to follow instructions and establish personal care routines
  • Basic understanding of dementia; patience and professionalism in redirecting residents
  • Ability to adjust to different personality types and situations in positive ways
  • Must always be reliable, caring and gentle in touch and demeanor
  • Maintain an abiding respect for the elderly and remain calm at all times

Must have or be willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, subject to legal accommodations