Resident Care Assistant/Home Health Aide- Overnight Shift- FT & PT

Lake Success, NY
Wellness
07-06-2018
The Bristal at Lake Success
Depends on Experience 
Full Time or Part Time
11am-7pm

At the present time we are looking for compassionate and dedicated Resident Care Assistants/Home Health Aides to provide help to Residents of our beautiful and  luxurious  Assisted Living Community. In this role, you will provide care services to Residents while maintaining their safety and comfort.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assisting Residents with 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 Resident Services area to ensure the safety, comfort and well-being of our Residents
  • Follow all policies and procedures, adhering to instructions of Nurse Shift Supervisor and Wellness Director

Fulltime and Part Time hours available covering the 11pm-7am overnight shift.  Full Time schedule will be either a Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday Schedule.  Part Time schedule will likely require working one weekend day per week.

Qualifications:

  • NY Certified Nursing Assistant , Home Health Aide or Personal Care Aide
  • Experience with Alzheimer's and Dementia patients 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 routine
  • Basic understanding of dementia; patience and tact in redirecting Residents
  • Ability to adjust to different personality types and situations
  • Must be reliable, caring and gentle
  • Ability to provide abiding respect for the elderly and to remain calm at all times