Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Resident Assistant

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is currently seeking a Resident Assistant for Kensington Place in Columbus, Ohio. Kensington Place offers beautiful, comfortable and secure Senior Living options including Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care.

The ideal candidate will share Our Mission: Creating a better world by serving people in need.


Resident Assistant

Shift: Day, Evening or Night

Status: Full Time

Department: Nursing


ABOUT Lutheran Social Services:

We put our Mission of Service into action. Every day LSS serves thousands of people in 27 Ohio counties by addressing the four core societal issues of food, shelter, safety, and healing. LSS offers Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through homeless shelters, domestic violence services, senior living and health care, affordable housing communities, and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.

REQUIREMENTS for a Resident Assistant with Lutheran Social Services:

  • High school degree or GED required.
  • Ohio Nursing Assistant exam helpful. (Must maintain 12 contact hours annually).
  • Experience working with the elderly helpful.

As one of the largest non-for-profits in Central Ohio, we value our employees. Our excellence is based upon team members dedicated to a fulfilling career and committed to the service of others.

BENEFITS for a Resident Assistant with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Health insurance with 4-plan options!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer matched savings
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account
  • PTO and 12 Paid Holidays
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on individuals & the community

RESPONSIBILITIES for a Resident Assistant with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Performs and/or assists with all resident needs around activities of daily living (ADL) in a timely and proficient manner per standard protocol and agency expectations including cleaning resident rooms, laundrying items, assisting with bathing and other ADLs. Provides all care in compliance with Resident Rights.
  • Monitors and ensures residents receive appropriate physician ordered meal trays, snacks, and fluids. Communicates with nursing and/or dining staff as necessary if appropriate meals, etc are not being received.
  • Ensures they provide each resident an environment of acceptance, maintaining the resident's right to dignity and respect including maintaining a clean and safe resident environment.
  • Participates in assuring the facility compliance with all applicable, local, state, federal and other regulatory agencies including Ohio Department of Health and CMS Life Safety regulations, as well as facility policies and procedures.
  • Participates, cooperates and communicates with other staff members as needed to ensure smooth, efficient facility operations.
  • Attends and participates in established meetings and in-services as required or requested.
  • Assist with the dining experience.
  • Assist the Activities Coordinator with activities as needed.
  • Maintains a courteous and respectful behavior with residents and their family members, as well as with co-workers and other staff members.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

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