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Residential Aide Full Time

Company: Spectrum Health
Location: Hudsonville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Variable shifts and hours available!

Job Summary:

Provides personal care assistance, instruction, and promotes independence and quality of life for residents. The Residential Aide also performs a variety of household tasks essential to the operation and cleanliness of the group home..

Essential Functions:

  • Assists and instructs residents with ADL's and personal care, according to each resident's care guidelines.
  • Monitors the health of residents and reports any signs of residents' illness to the supervisor or designated medical staff. Attends staff meetings, resident care conferences, and in-service education programs as assigned.
  • Dispenses and charts medication according to each resident's medication chart. Administers tube feedings, dressing changes, and assists with other medical care under RN supervision/direction as needed.
  • Transports residents in company vehicles to community appointments and recreational events as assigned, and to on site day activity. At times will research and develop a monthly calendar of community events.
  • Prepares meals according to dietary menu and resident dietary guidelines, inviting resident participation, as appropriate, according to resident care plans and goals and swallowing guidelines.
  • Maintains a clean orderly foster home environment, does daily laundry and invites resident participation in these activities, as appropriate, according to resident care plans and goals.
  • Completes daily documentation on the level of resident care provided, on activities, on goals addressed, on health status, and on any behavior programming. Demonstrates knowledge of safety and infection control policies and procedures, maintaining a safe and clean environment.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent - Required
    • 1 year of relevant experience in a rehabilitation or health care setting -Preferred
    • Driver's License in State of Michigan - Preferred
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) required within 30 Days
      Primary Location

      SITE - Homewards Central - 4130 Kalamazoo Ave - Grand Rapids

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      Full time


      Variable (United States of America)

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      CURRENT SPECTRUM HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Spectrum Health team members only.

      Spectrum Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors and community. That is why we require a drug-free workplace and various vaccinations as a requirement for employment.Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447. We are committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

Keywords: Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids , Residential Aide Full Time, Other , Hudsonville, Michigan

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