Resident Care Associate - Signature Services in Yarmouth, ME at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 2/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Bay Square at Yarmouth is seeking caring and compassionate Resident Care Associates for our Signature Services program. Your primary focus will be to provide 1-on-1 care and companionship to our residents in a home like setting.  As a Signature Services Resident Care Associate, you will provide our residents and families with a quality, differentiated experience by establishing and maintaining a beneficial and caring relationship.

If you have a strong passion for helping others and take pride in what you do and are looking for a great company who shares your vision, than this is the ideal opportunity for you!

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting residents with maintaining their daily hygiene, light housekeeping and assisting with meals
  • Provides companionship by reading, conversation and listening
  • Participates in appropriate recreational activities and hobbies for social and sensory stimulation
  • Assists the resident with necessary phone calls, letter writing, computer operation, etc.
  • Maintains a safe environment within the resident’s apartment
  • Accompanies the resident on walks, community trips, doctor’s office visits, bank, etc.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the emotional stress of having an aged loved one by responding professionally and sensitively to the family’s needs
  • Provides emotional support and promotes a sense of well-being
  • Delivers a differentiated experience in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner with resident and family satisfaction as a priority
  • Effectively communicates with residents, families and friends of resident
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the resident’s history, interests, physical and cognitive abilities to help provide a successful living experience

 

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 

  • High School Diploma preferred
  • Previous experience working with seniors or the disabled desirable

 

 

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