Make a Difference with Tapestry
|Location(s)||Village Gate West|
Resident Assistant (Village Gate West) – Temporary, Full-Time
As a Resident Assistant, your responsibilities include carrying out treatments and services as directed by the Wellness Manager to support residents who may require health services. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting residents with medication, personal daily preparation, shower and bath standby, and post-hospitalization wellness checks. This role must deal tactfully and courteously with residents, families and visitors, reporting concerns and incidents as required and completing documentation in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. This role plays a critical role in supporting the delivery of our Mission within our community, which operates 24-7/365 days.
Qualifications and Requirements
• Successful completion of a Health Care Assistant Program
• CPR and First Aid Designations
• A critical thinker in ensuring resident safety
• Experience in a seniors’ housing/community context
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft products
• Serves residents with compassion and respect, and communicates clearly and effectively
• Looking for meaningful work and inspired to make a difference
Please note, Tapestry has taken a number of significant measures to protect the health of our residents and employees during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, including active screening upon return (temperature checks) to the community. Only those individuals who are free of any cold or flu symptoms (and pass active screening) are able to work in the community. We are not currently employing any individual with another job, either working for another company or doing private homecare work. We are pleased to offer a 10% recognition pay premium for employees working in our communities and have extended an additional $4 per hour to every non-management employee’s base rate in accordance with the Province of Ontario’s Temporary Pandemic Pay Premium.
Resident Assistant VGW June 2020
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