Resident Assistant-CNA (PT)- Columbia
Posted on: January 8, 2021
We have a new and exciting opportunity to serve as a part-time
Resident Assistant (Certified Nurse's Aide/CNA) and provide
assistance to our residents (various shifts: days, evenings,
nights, weekends) within the Cedarhurst Living organization! If
you're looking for a rewarding opportunity and desire to work for a
company who truly cares about the people it serves - apply now!To
Cedarhurst Living, LLC, our residents are family; and as such, we
take great pride in providing superior, compassionate health care
services and support to residents in our Assisted Living and Memory
Care communities. Our approach to Assisted Living and Memory Care
is shaped by respect and understanding of the unique lives of our
residents. We believe our communities are more than just a place to
live, they are a place to call home, and most importantly; a place
to thrive!About the role---Cedarhurst Living, LLC believes in an
active approach to resident care, not just passive maintenance. As
a Resident Assistant with Cedarhurst, you will assist and provide
direction to residents regarding their personal care needs, which
include but are not limited to, grooming, hygiene, dressing,
nutrition, etc. In addition, you will promote the physical,
personal and emotional well-being of each resident and work with
the nursing and care staff teams to strive to reach the ultimate
goal, which is to return the resident to their maximum level of
self-care and independence, when possible.Like Cedarhurst, you are
committed to excellence and understand the importance of quality,
person centered, care. In addition, you understand the importance
and value of communication regarding the resident's care and
wellbeing with community staff, as well as with the resident's
family members. We view our residents in our community as family
and we strive to provide each and every one with the best care
possible.Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:The following
duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be
construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be
required and assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
- Certified Nurse's Aide certification required.
- One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three
to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience required.
- Physically able to assist residents with their daily living and
care needs - must be able to regularly lift/move up to 50lbs
independently and up to 200lbs with assistance.
- Must be able to meet all physical demands of the job which
includes, but is not limited to: seeing, speaking, touching,
walking, standing, bending, reaching overhead, crouching/kneeling
- Comply with all personnel policies, community policies &
procedures, as well as State & Federal regulations and
- Must possess a genuine interest in caring for seniors and
individuals with dementia.
- Ability to work well with others and take direction from
management, as well as take initiative - willing to go above and
beyond to ensure our residents needs are met and they are
comfortable in their living environment.
- Conduct oneself in a professional & caring manner and encourage
others to do so as well.
- Dependable and able to meet scheduling requirements with no
- Must possess a general knowledge of laws and restrictions
regarding senior living care, as well as a solid understanding of
opportunities and limits of other levels of care within senior
living.What you need to know when considering a career with
Cedarhurst---Cedarhurst professionals use their expertise and
genuine respect for our residents to serve in ways that encourage
independence, dignity and individuality. We believe it's important
to take time to get to get to know the residents you'll be serving
and to put into practice our company values:
- Passionate about what you do and the care you provide.
- Trustworthy - trust is earned by outstanding service and
dedication to our residents.
- Empathetic toward the residents we serve; and be there to
listen, assist and above all else - care.
- Positive in your interactions with our residents providing them
with a memorable and pleasant experience.
- Respectful toward the residents and others, giving them the
attention, dignity and independence, they deserve.
- Approachable - together we are family. Honest care and
personalized service cannot be faked.We seek out team members and
leaders who exhibit and promote a high level of customer service,
hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all residents,
visitors, employees and the overall community. In addition, we seek
out team members and leaders who are driven to provide a successful
and enriched life experience to the seniors residing within our
communities.If you feel you would be the right fit for our
organization, we encourage you to apply. - Be part of making a true
difference in our resident's lives!This employer is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and
encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss
potential accommodations with the employer.
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