The Resident Assistant is responsible for providing the hands on care, both physical and emotional, as outlined in each resident’s service agreement. The RA supports the residents by assisting in the dining room and participating in activities and outings. The RA is responsible for effectively communicating with residents, families, and notifying the case manager of any changes in condition or concerns.
Must be able to frequently perform tasks such as, but not limited to, those listed below:
In an 8 hour workday, employee may stand / walk: Employee will lift/carry
Hours at one time: 0-1
Total hours / day: 1-6 Frequently: 40 lbs.
Occasionally: 70 lbs.
Height of lift: 3 - 4 feet
In an 8 hour workday, employee may sit:
Employee will use hands for repetitive:
Employee will support / assist: (Maximum lbs.) Employee should be able to:
Frequently: 100 lbs. Bend: Frequently
Occasionally: 200 lbs. Squat: Frequently
Reach: Frequently, 3 feet
The work environment consists of the entire facility including resident’s rooms. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to minimal.
The work schedule and hours may vary from week to week. The RA will be required to work weekends and holidays and may be required to work beyond the normal schedule.