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
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.
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