794 Resident Assistant Jobs in United States

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Resident Assistant

Full Time | Social & Legal Services 2 Months Ago


Resident Assistants needed Full Time and Part Time shifts available! 


Resident Assistant Position Summary

Residents Assistants are an essential part of our wellness team by providing basic personal assistance to the residents in maintaining their highest level of functional independence and psychosocial wellness under the direction and supervision of a RN or LPN.


Resident Assistant Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Providing companionship, building rapport and establishing a trusting relationship with our residents
  • Assisting residents in activities of daily living, to include ambulation, transferring, showering, personal hygiene, incontinence care, feeding, reminders, supervision.
  • Gathering and assisting residents in activities, conducting activities in groups or one-on-one with residents as requested.
  • Conducting daily tasks in a safe manner and for adhering to all safety procedures.
  • Serves residents meals and after-meal cleanup.
  • Assures that resident rooms are clean and tidy throughout each day. Is responsible for resident laundry, as assigned.
  • Observes residents and reporting any concerns, e.g., skin breakdown, rash, behavioral changes, speech change, change in appearance, etc., to Wellness Director.
  • Follow established safety regulations, including fire protection, infection control, blood borne pathogens, hazardous waste, and quality assurance procedure.
  • Communicate with family members, visitors, and volunteers in a customer service-oriented manner.
  • Report all changes in the resident’s psychosocial and physical condition, and in skin breakdown to the Wellness Director.
  • Report all complaints, grievances, and instances of abuse to the Wellness Director and/or the Executive Director.
  • Answer all emergency response system calls immediately.
  • Provide post-mortem care as instructed.
  • Complete all documentation and paperwork as required.
  • Participate in Wellness meetings and mandatory trainings to ensure compliance with all regulations and policies.
  • Ensure compliance to American House’s Mission and philosophy as well as all written policies and procedures that govern the Wellness Department.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in accordance with policies and procedures and as instructed by the Wellness Director, as well as other members of the leadership team.

Resident Assistant Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both residents and staff
  • Ability to lift, pull, push, carry 40 pounds and to move about the community quickly in order to provide emergency assistance to residents.
  • Maintains a safe environment for patients and co-workers, transports patients and equipment as appropriate.

Resident Assistant Preferred Skill/Abilities:

  • Experience working with Seniors
  • CNA certification
  • Previous experience in Assisted Living or Memory Care
  • Must be able to work weekends from either 1st shift: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. or 2nd shift 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. or 3rd shift: 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Resident Assistant Education and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent educational experience
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check, drug screen, TB test and physical

Company Overview

Founded in 1979, American House Senior Living Communities’ vision is to provide high-quality housing for senior at a price affordable for retirees and their families. That vision of excellence has endured for nearly 40 years and expanded to serve residents at a number of senior housing communities. Our mission is to enrich the lives of those we serve, providing an environment that fosters meaningful relationships. Our vision is to be an innovative senior housing company that created sustainable excellence and stakeholder value, with an unparalleled commitment to passionate care provided by compassionate people.






100 - 200






$10M - $50M


Social & Legal Services

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About American House Senior Living Communities

American House was founded in 1979 with the mission of providing high-quality housing for seniors at a price affordable for retirees and their families. Today, that vision of excellence and value has grown to encompass an ever-increasing number of American House locations across a variety of communities in Michigan, Florida, and Illinois.

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The following is the career advancement route for Resident Assistant positions, which can be used as a reference in future career path planning. As a Resident Assistant, it can be promoted into senior positions as a Residential Living Assistant, Sr. that are expected to handle more key tasks, people in this role will get a higher salary paid than an ordinary Resident Assistant. You can explore the career advancement for a Resident Assistant below and select your interested title to get hiring information.

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If you are interested in becoming a Resident Assistant, you need to understand the job requirements and the detailed related responsibilities. Of course, a good educational background and an applicable major will also help in job hunting. Below are some tips on how to become a Resident Assistant for your reference.

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of an Accountant.

Quotes from people on Resident Assistant job description and responsibilities

They assist with facility operations and maintenance, ensuring a safe, clean, and healthy environment for staff and residents.

02/11/2022: Charlotte, NC

Provides holistic personal care to residents, ensuring that the residents’ activities of daily living needs are met as per policy and procedures.

03/03/2022: Fargo, ND

Observes and documents the health and emotional condition of each resident, promptly reporting all changes to the nurse.

12/18/2021: Santa Barbara, CA

Reminding residents to take medication, opening containers for residents, opening prepackaged medication for residents, reading the medication label to residents, observing residents while they take medication, checking the self-administered dosage agains

02/14/2022: Eugene, OR

Resident Assistant assists residents with all personal care skills like (bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting).

02/12/2022: Lowell, MA

Step 2: Knowing the best tips for becoming an Accountant can help you explore the needs of the position and prepare for the job-related knowledge well ahead of time.

Career tips from people on Resident Assistant jobs

Many resident assistants, particularly those who are without a college education, are required to undergo a period of on-the-job training.

12/10/2021: Gainesville, FL

To obtain as a Resident Assistant you need this certifications, candidates are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent, undergo a nursing assistant training program and pass a CNA certification examination.

02/09/2022: Juneau, AK

Resident Assistants tend to receive extensive training that gives them the ability to assist their fellow residents.

03/04/2022: Binghamton, NY

Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.

02/01/2022: Abilene, TX

Resident Assistants should demonstrate an understanding of the RA position, possess the ability to develop deep personal relationships, be open to new experiences, have the capacity to deal with change, possess leadership skills, communicate effectively,

12/27/2021: Middlesex, NJ

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