Georgia Employer RESIDENT ASSISTANT in Cumming, Georgia

About UsFive Star Senior Living, a national healthcare and senior living provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating divisions: Five Star Senior Living and Five Star Rehabilitation Services. The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 260 senior living communities across the United States and is one of the country's largest providers of quality retirement living in the nation offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care, Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Five Star Rehabilitation Services include outpatient rehabilitation, day programs, and respite/short stay options. Location InformationGardens of Shiloh Point is a beautiful community in C Umming, GA, with more than 40 units offering assisted living and Alzheimer's care. Key ResponsibilitiesAt this time, we are seeking a Resident Assistant to join our team.Responsibilities:Gives report to the Nurse or designated charge person at the end of the shift.Reports any changes to the Nurse or designated charge person immediately for determination of contacting the on-call Nurse.Reminding residents to take medication, opening containers for residents, opening prepackaged medication for residents, reading the medication label to residents, observing residents while they take medication, checking the self-administered dosage against the label of the container, and reassuring residents that they have obtained and are taking the dosage as prescribed.Supervise, assist or provide showers and bathsSupervise, assist residents to dress/undressAssure the cleanliness and dignity of each resident QualificationsVital signs;ADL's/IADL's;Medication supervision (within the scope of the state regulations);Read, write, speak and understand the English language.Freedom from illegal use of drugs.Freedom from use and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in the position.Demonstrates effective time management skillsMust have valid, unrestricted certification in the state (CNA desired) and maintain CEU'sCPR/First Aid Certification desired (unless required by the state)Shift/Hours: 3-11EEOC Five Star prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.