Great Lakes Management

  • Resident Assistant/CNA Cottagewood Senior Communities of Rochester

    Job Locations US-MN-Rochester
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/13/2018 1:47 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Health Care
  • Overview

    Job Objective(s): 


    This position is located on the beautiful, family like campus, Cottagewood Senior Community.  We are a caring community for our residents as well as our employee family.  


    We offer competitive wages starting at 13.00-14.00 no experience required. Plus, shift differential for evenings and overnight positions. No CNA certification required. 


    Employee referral bonus of 200.00


    Check out the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of these very special residents.


    The Resident Assistant and/or CNA 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.  




    Job Responsibilities and Duties

      • Assist residents with ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living) as identified in the service plan. These cares may include all or some of the following: assisting with dressing, grooming and oral cares; shampooing of hair; assisting with showering or bathing; rubbing with lotions; fingernail cares and foot cares if instructed by an RN; redirection of confused client, and other cares as assigned.
      • Assisting the client with use of the commode, urinal, or toilet and with adult incontinence products as assigned.
      • Assisting with ambulation and transfers, including proper use of a transfer belt and assistive devices and proper body mechanics to avoid injury.
      • Assist in use of hearing aids and glasses for residents.
      • Help each resident to reach and maintain the highest level of performance and independence.
      • Provide residents with both physical and emotional support.
      • Assist with treatments as delegated by the Registered Nurse per the resident service agreement
      • Observe client and report changes in physical and emotional condition such as change in attitude, loss of appetite, weight, etc.
      • Take and record temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration as instructed. Report changes or concerns to case manager.
      • Assist with activities by encouraging activity participation and escorting residents to scheduled activities
      • Participate in activities as assigned
      • Interact with residents to provide reassurance, engagement, and redirection as appropriate.
      • Answer all pendant calls promptly and take appropriate, etc.
      • Attend In-Service training as assigned
      • Communicate resident information to the case manager verbally and through the daily log.






    • Prefer six month experience in long term care or assisted living residence.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Must be able to prioritize, and organize work effectively and efficiently.
    • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing situations.
    • Must work as a team member with other personnel.
    • Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills.
    • Must be punctual, with good attendance record.
    • Must remain calm in difficult or unusual circumstances.
    • Able to make responsible choices and decisions and act in the resident’s best interest.
    • Maintains confidentiality
    • Able to read, write, spell, do basic math, speak and understand English


    Working Hours

    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.  Full and Part time positions available. 




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