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Resident Assistant (RA) - Contingent - Grand Rapids, MI

Samaritas
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**Immediate RA opportunity at our Senior Living in Grand Rapids, MI. This position has a base rate and is currently eligible for our additional $1.00/hr ROCKstar Premium through to 9/30/2020! 

 

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide hands-on care and assistance to residents, including but not limited to moving/lifting/transferring, bathing, personal hygiene and grooming, laundry and mealtime assistance. Inform Nurse/Manager of individual health care concerns or changes in resident's condition. Respond to call system promptly.
  • Monitor residents' health according to service plan by passing medications, monitoring vital signs and blood sugar, administering insulin, and collecting specimens as needed. Advise families when medications are needed.
  • Assist residents with activities in daily living, including but not limited to household tasks, communication skills, and activities in the community.
  • Assist in development of individuals' social and recreational interests and skills through appropriate modeling and supportive and/or programmed activities.
  • Record all entries on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc., in an informative and descriptive manner.
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    Job Qualifications

     

    Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification

    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Additional training or college courses in nursing or health care preferred.

     

    Experience

    • Experience as Resident Aide in an assisted living or nursing facility or Certified as a Nursing Assistant preferred.
     

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    Samaritas, one of the state's largest faith-based nonprofits, has been sending ripples of positive change into Michigan communities since 1934. Prior to 2016, Samaritas operated as Lutheran Social Services of Michigan.

     

    Samaritas provides a continuum of care to all in need with approximately 70 different programs in 40 different locations in Michigan. We believe in diversity and inclusion, for the people we serve and the people we employ. Employing nearly 2,000 employees in opportunities ranging from direct service to management in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, we hope that you will consider joining the Samaritas team and help work in making a difference in communities across Michigan.

     

    We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.

    Posted: 2020-08-28 Expires: 2020-10-30

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