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Dignity Jobs in Sacramento – Resident Care Aide

Dignity Health

Job Description:

This position is interchangeable with both housekeeping and food service positions. Persons holding any of these positions may be cross-trained for the other two.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides assistance to residents who regularly or intermittently need to go to the toilet at night.
  • Answers emergency call signals.
  • Charts in individual Resident Care Chart when appropriate. Completes incidents report when applicable.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure vitals.
  • Monitors residents remaining in units for temporary illnesses such as a cold, flu, etc. Sees that these residents have trays delivered to them for each meal.
  • Receives report from previous shift and organizes shift assignments.
  • Makes regular rounds for Plan B and Plan C residents.
  • Observes, reports, documents any changes noted with resident to Resident Services Manager and/or Director or LVN on duty.
  • Cares for, cleans, replaces resident laundry and facility supplies, equipment, appliances, etc.
  • Performs other duties as necessary or directed.
  • Admits, transfers and discharges residents.
  • Assists residents with:
    • Bedmaking and tidying of unit
    • Eating, unit trays, nourishments
    • Toileting and dressing activities (skin care, bathroom help, weights, etc.)
  • Informs manager of charges for any medical supplies given to residents.
  • Attends training sessions designed to improve skills or job knowledge.
  • Assists relatives, visitors and guests in directing requests or concerns to appropriate person/
  • Assists community agencies such as hospice/home care in providing care to residents.

Job Requirements:

Qualification & Experience:

  • Ability to speak and understand English
  • Complete a first aid training course
  • Have the education and experience required for the position
  • Will have a good driving record if transporting residents
  • Will have a criminal record clearance
  • Will have a physicial examination and tuberculosis (TB) clearance

Job Details:

Company: Dignity Health

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sacramento, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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