MaineGeneral Health Resident Aide - LTC, Gardiner, Per Diem in GARDINER, Maine
Resident Aide - LTC, Gardiner, Per Diem
154 Dresden Avenue
Gardiner, Maine, 04345
MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our patients and their families. We are committed to attracting people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting per-diem opportunity for an individual to join our team as a Resident Aide - LTC. If you have a passion for service excellence…we want to hear from you!
Generous earned time program.
Retirement plans with potential for employer contributions.
The Resident Aide is responsible for carrying out direct resident care assignments to ensure the quality of life for all residents. Candidates with Residential Care Specialist (RCS1) and/or PSS Certification are encouraged to apply!
Ensures quality of care by assisting residents in all aspects of daily living, promoting resident independence, providing emotional support, maintaining resident dignity and confidentiality and ensuring resident and employee safety in compliance with relevant policies and procedures.
Assists with identification and follow up of resident issues and needs by observation, required documentation and communication with the supervisor.
Ensures social, emotional and recreational well-being of resident by participating in 1:1 and group activity-focused care program in cooperation with Director of Activities.
May perform housekeeping duties as required that consist of cleaning common areas, mopping floors, vacuuming, changing linens, and cleaning bathrooms in resident areas.
The ideal candidate will have:
High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) preferred.
Up to 1 year of experience preferred.
Residential Care Specialist I (RCS I) or Personal Support Specialist (PSS) required within 6 months of appointment to the position.