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Resident Assistant

Company: Gordon Oaks Senior Living Community
Location: Mobile
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a reliable Resident Assistant to care for invalids and injured people in a professional and considerate manner. You will work under the supervision of a registered nurse or doctor. Resident Assistant professionals must be first and foremost qualified and compassionate. The ideal candidate will be experienced in providing diverse basic care to those who need it while remaining patient and calm. It is a demanding job but also very rewarding.Responsibilities

  • Record a patient's medical history accurately
  • Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
  • Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
  • Monitor patients' condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
  • Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities such as eating, bathing etc.
  • Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
  • Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
  • Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
  • Communicate with patients' family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructionsSkills
    • Keeping resident space clean and free of clutter.
    • Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
    • Familiarity with hospital health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures
    • Understanding of confidentiality obligations
    • Excellent knowledge of medical and hospital terminology
    • Perfect physical condition and stamina
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Compassionate and able to handle stressJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: Up to $10.00 per hourBenefits:
      • Dental insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate:
          • Mobile, AL 36693: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)License/Certification:
            • CPR Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Gordon Oaks Senior Living Community, Mobile , Resident Assistant, Other , Mobile, Alabama

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