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Mille Lacs Health System Resident Care Attendant (RCA) - Lake Song FTE: 0.4 in United States

Resident Care Attendant (RCA) - Lake Song FTE: 0.4

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  • Onamia, MN, USA

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    The Resident Care Attendant (RCA) is responsible for home services under the direction of the RN/LPN; may deliver routine personal care, perform simple routine procedures that are non-invasive and report unusual findings or concerns to the RN/LPN/Housing Manager. Incorporates and demonstrates the Lake Song philosophy and mission in daily performance of duties.

    Job Duties

  • The essential functions of this job are identified with an asterisk (*) at the end of the bullet point.

  • Assists with resident hygiene, nutrition, activity and treatments.*

  • Ensures residents needs and comfort are a priority when providing care.*

  • Ensures safety for residents in all situations.*

  • Follows policies and procedures of Lake Song Assisted Living.*

  • Ensures all documentation is completed on ResDex during each shift.*

  • Ensures all paperwork is turned in at end of shift is accurate and complete.*

  • Advocates for customers and families, notifies RN on-call appropriately.*

  • Attends infection control in-service once a year.*

  • Practices and follows infection control standards.*

  • Cleans resident rooms and all public areas on a regular basis noting and correcting any unsafe conditions.*

  • Ensures proper procedure is used when assisting residents with self-administration of meds.*

  • Assumes responsibility in an emergency until RN/911 can be contacted.*

  • Attends 75% or more staff meetings and in-services; initials placed on meeting minutes of meetings that are not attended. (Located in Memory Care Med room)*

  • Ensures compliance with educational hours yearly.*

  • Able to work mandated shifts as required*

  • Performs additional duties as time permits (see job task list).*

    Required Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED strongly preferred.

  • Competency training from Lake Song including return demos, competency testing and testing out on material covered.

  • RCA must have 40 hours of orientation including instruction/class room studies. A minimum of 24 hours of shadowing with another RCA is required.

  • Medication class requirements for RCA; requires an 8 hour class.

  • Resident Care Attendant must record a minimum of 8 hours of educational in-service per calendar year.

  • RCA's will be hired contingent upon passing the above no more than 2 attempts.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the residents served by Lake Song. In addition, must be able to report concerns or changes.

  • Must be familiar with utilization of computer. Experience in office suite strongly preferred.

    Mille Lacs Health System