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Cna - Entry Level Rca Program

Company: Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center - W
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center is a 147 bed nursing center, located in beautiful downtown West Brookfield.We are currently looking for committed and engaged individuals with a strong work ethic interested in jump starting their career as a RCA. Quaboag will provide a sponsorship to completing a CNA course in tandem with functioning as a RCA within the facility. Please contact us for more details!What is a RCA?The Resident Care Assistant (RCA) are assistants to the CNAs. In addition, they can also function as homemaker when needed. They provide direct and indirect care to residents under the supervision of a nurse and perform other duties assigned by nurses and other clinical and administrative leadership. The RCAs collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to maximize the quality of life for the residents. They are responsible for performing a variety functions as assigned and are expected to adhere to the provisions in the employee handbook.We are hiring for day shift: *7am 3pm, 3pm - 11pm, 11pm - 7am *Standards and Responsibilities:*Indirect Resident Care Duties* - Performs duties of homemaker when needed - Answers call light in a timely manner - Places all belongings within patients reach (call light, pitcher, glasses, remote, etc.) - Serves and collect meal trays, assists during meals, sanitizes/cleans tables after meals - Assists residents in communication involving technology (Zoom, FaceTime, others) - Assists with monitoring residents in common area to maintain safety, providing 1:1 supervision as needed - Assists residents in admission and discharge including inventory of belongings - Gathers supplies needed for provision of care - Makes unoccupied beds - Assists residents in activity engagement of their choice and interest - Assists in assigned housekeeping tasks - _Performs other indirect care duties normally assigned to CNAs and homemakers as directed_.*Direct Resident Care Duties* - Primarily performs selected CNA tasks after training - _Note: RCA will perform the following tasks below during COVID-19 pandemic, and after the facility determines necessity to continue further with tasks_o Assist residents who are not on aspiration or swallowing risks during mealso Performs incontinent care in bed to residents who are able to move in bedo Makes occupied bedo Provides full or partial bed batho Assists residents in dressing and personal hygieneo Assists CNAs during provision of with residents requiring 2-staff assistance except in mechanical transfero Assists in getting weights - Performs all other CNA tasks after training - _Performs other direct care duties normally assigned to CNAs, with training, as directed_Limitation of Duties:_The following__tasks__regularly_ _done by CNAs and *are not part of the RCA's responsibilities.*_Physical Requirements:This position demands good mental and physical health including able to lift more than 25 pounds, carry, walk, sit, push, pull and work a flexible schedule, and must be able to move continuously during work hours.She/he may be required to perform tasks, which involve exposure to visible blood contamination or reasonably anticipated blood contamination. The RCA must follow the required procedures for handling, cleaning, disposing, or moving of infectious bodily secretions or materials in accordance with the OSHA and CDC Standards.Qualifications: - High school education, preferred - Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in EnglishWhat makes Quaboag different?* Local community feel & accountability, *we do not use outside agency to staff our building!** Great benefits Salary based on experience.* We offer tuition reimbursement if you are continuing your education.* *Negotiable pay depending on your experience & Differentials for evenings & weekends!*_Per Federal Health Care Worker Vaccine Requirements, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone hired by the company must provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before they can begin employment._Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Per diemMedical specialties:* GeriatricsPhysical setting:* Long term care* Nursing homeStandard shift:* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shift* Overnight shiftSupplemental schedule:* OvertimeWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Rotating weekends* Weekend availabilityAbility to commute/relocate:* West Brookfield, MA 01585: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* CPR Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center - W, Lawrence , Cna - Entry Level Rca Program, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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