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Caregiver Positions - RCA & RMA

Company: Eskaton
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

*** $1,500 Sign-On Bonus! Some restrictions apply ***Eskaton is hiring!With over 2,000 employees and 36+ properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build a solid career with. Through innovative approaches to health, housing and social services, Eskaton is Transforming the Aging Experience by offering life-enriching experiences and creating a culture of purposeful living. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.Eskaton is currently hiring full-time and part-time Resident Care Associates (RCA) and Resident Medication Assistants (RMA) for all shifts in our assisted living communities, including:Eskaton Lodge Cameron Park in Cameron Park, CAEskaton Lodge Gold River in Gold River, CAEskaton Lodge Granite Bay in Granite Bay, CAEskaton Village Grass Valley in Grass Valley, CAEskaton Village Placerville in Placerville, CAEskaton Village Roseville in Roseville, CAThe Parkview in Pleasanton, CAThe Trousdale in Burlingame, CAFull-time and part-time RCAs and RMAs are eligible for Eskaton's health benefits package, including dental and vision coverage, the first of the month following 60 days of employment and Paid Time Off benefits after 90 days of employment. Benefits are not applicable to on-call employees.Caregiver positions start at $16.25/hour.Position Summary:The Resident Care Associate (RCA) and Resident Medication Assistant (RMA) provide personal care, companion care, nursing assistance and other assigned tasks to residents living in Eskaton communities. Duties include direct resident care, assisting in daily living activities, and other domestic tasks as well as documentation of care provided. Duties and assignments may be adjusted at the discretion of the Resident Care Coordinator, Memory Care Coordinator, or Wellness Nurse based on an evaluation of resident needs.Position Responsibilities include:Provides companion care or other tasks as listed on resident plan of care which can include reading, visiting, answering personal correspondence, assisting with bill paying or other tasks.Provides or assists in bathing or showering for thorough cleanliness and hygiene of resident.Makes beds, straightens rooms, and keeps resident care area in an organized manner.Assists residents in dressing when needed and demonstrates concern for individual privacy while providing resident care.Can be responsible for preparing light meals at the direction of the resident when noted on resident's plan of care.Assists residents to schedule medical appointments or other vital services as indicated by the resident's plan of care. May accompany resident to appointments.Applies medical or adaptive devices as ordered by the appropriate physician, physician extender, or supervising nurse.Assists with activities, including participating and/or leading activities.QualificationsEducation:High school graduate or G.E.D. preferred. Proficient ability to communicate orally and in writing in the English language. 8 hours approved medication administration training required for RMA positions.Training and Experience:Six (6) months experience in providing personal care in a residential or long term care setting preferred. Valid/current first aid certification.Job Knowledge:Knowledge in performing personal care services in a residential environment. Ability to meet new and/or stressful situations with the appropriate responses. Ability to work effectively as part of a healthcare team, to share information freely, to use and seek supervision and consultation verbally and in writing, and be able to follow both verbal and written instructions.The final candidate must successfully pass Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test and health screen.Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Eskaton, Carmichael , Caregiver Positions - RCA & RMA, Other , Carmichael, California

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