A Resident Associate provides direct personal care for residents. Responsible for guiding or assisting residents with activities of Life that they are unable to perform without guidance. Must foster residents’ independence and freedom of choice at all times.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
Ability to understand and follow instructions in English.
License, Certificates, Registration:
Must be able to walk long distances at a rapid pace; must be able to assist in the bathing and dressing of residents with disabilities; must be able to push a wheelchair with residents weighing up to 200 lbs independently; continuous standing, turning, stooping, bending, stretching and lifting up to 95% of the work day in order to assist residents, move equipment and perform other related tasks using proper body mechanics; good visual and hearing acuity required; good verbal communication skills required. May be exposed to communicable diseases, and blood and body fluids that may contain HIV and/or HBV. May be exposed to cleaning chemicals and offensive odors
This job description is a general description of the duties and responsibilities of the position and is not to be interpreted as a complete list of the duties or requirements of this position.
I have read, understand and accept the above job description and will assume to the best of my ability the responsibilities identified therein. I acknowledge that I have discussed the outlined responsibilities with my immediate supervisor.