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Resident Assistant

Naperville, IL | Full Time
10 Days Ago

Job Description

Resident Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

·        Provide compassionate and individualized assistance to our residents

·        Assist with daily personal tasks such as dressing, oral hygiene, and meals

·        Ensure residents' rooms are clean and tidy

·        Answer call lights

·        Help with dropping off, picking up, and hanging laundry

·        Help residents with correspondence such as phone and email

·        Monitor and report any concerning changes in residents' behavior or condition

·        Ensure residents are eating and drinking according to health care provider's orders

·        Make sure residents are taking all medications on time and in proper amounts

·        Provide compassionate yet professional companionship and conversation

Resident Assistant Requirements and Qualifications

·        High school diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred

·        Must be willing to provide compassionate holistic care with dignity and respect

·        Significant work experience in a residential care facility is strongly preferred

·        Must have good references from previous employers

·        Must pass background check

·        Great communication and interpersonal skills

·        Basic reading, writing, math, and computer skills

·        Good conversation skills and a friendly demeanor

·        Able to work independently with little supervision

·        Able to maintain organized logs of activities and services provided

·        Physically capable of doing work that requires standing, lifting, bending, and pushing

·        Patient and calm, especially in difficult situations

·        Reliable, compassionate, and willing to serve others

 

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Career Path for Resident Assistant

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.

How to Become a Resident Assistant

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