Willow Valley Communities Career Center

Resident Care Assistant - Personal Care

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2024 11:15 AM)
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Caregiver & Nurse Aides

Job Description and Responsibilities

Make a difference at Willow Valley Communities. We're seeking Resident Care Assistants to create moments that positively impact others' lives.  Does this describe you? If so, we are seeking someone like you to provide loving care to our Residents who live in Personal Care.

Opportunities with WVC:

  • Continued career growth and education opportunities, such as extensive dementia training by our very own Memory Care Educator
  • Use of our amenities, such as our fitness center, spa, cafes and swimming pools
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Scholarships
  • TM Events and Recognition
  • Plus many more


  • $15.00-$18.00/hr based on experience


  • Models exemplary customer service and models MORE values toward Team Members and Residents.
  • Creates a positive, encouraging, and educational environment for Team Members.
  • Models professional communication with Residents, families and Team Members.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing processes, assignments and workload.
  • Utilizes a person/Resident centered care approach when providing services to Residents.
  • Assists with giving guidance to newly hired Nursing Assistants and Resident Care Assistants using proper procedures and protocol.
  • Demonstrates clinical knowledge and skills within the scope of practice, included, but not limited to answering call bells, intercom system to determine Residents’ needs in a timely manner.
  • Bathes, dresses and grooms (nail care, shaving, etc.) Residents.
  • Toilets Residents according to schedule and as needed.
  • Transports Residents or assists Residents to walk. Utilizes wheelchair foot pedals appropriately when transporting and stores them in wheelchair bag or in Resident closet when not in use.
  • Takes/records in PointClickCare (PCC) Resident’s temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration rates, pulse oxygen, height and weight as directed. Also records showers given to the Resident in PCC.
  • Administers, reorders, and monitors expiration dates on medication, as needed.
  • Collects specimens as directed by the nursing staff.
  • Assists with answering the telephone, arranging appointments and transportation, and gathering needed documentation for Resident appointments.
  • Changes bed linens, handles soiled linens and incontinent supplies appropriately to maintain infection control standards.
  • Keeps Resident rooms, common areas and spa rooms neat and clean.
  • Receives report from exiting shift and gives oncoming shift report.
  • Identifies and reports promptly any Resident skin care issues, medical or behavioral concerns and/or noted changes in Resident condition to the nurse.
  • Initiates and participates in Resident Therapeutic Engagement opportunities, including Linked Senior, where appropriate.
  • Complies with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services regulations and Willow Valley Communities policies.
  • Attends Culture Coach and staff meetings as required by Team Leader.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Care experience is preferred; excellent customer service skills required.  

Hours Per Week:

  • Part Time


  • Part Time all shifts
  • Every other weekend and holiday



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