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JGS Lifecare Home Health Aide (Resident Care Assist) in Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Home Health Aide (Resident Care Assistant) / Ruth"s House JGS Lifecare, located in the quaint town of Longmeadow, MA, has been the proud caretaker of the elderly within the local community for over 100 years! Founded on the Jewish principle of respecting age as a blessing, we have dedicated ourselves to delivering the best in elder care services to people of every faith and every background. So as we enter our second century, we are excited to introduce a new range of services and updates to serve our life-long commitment to our community. Our spacious campus has a full-array of services including Skilled Nursing, Senior Living and Community programs that consist of traditional long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, memory care, assisted living, hospice and day health support services. Our employees are an outstanding team of professionals who go above-and-beyond each day with their compassionate care to our residents and the individuals we serve. Position Summary: The Resident Care Assistant / Home Health Aide's role is to provide assistance with one or more of the Activities of Daily Living and Self-administered Medication Management either through physical support or supervision to our Residents at Ruth's House. *Benefits: Life, Health and Dental* Long Term Disability (LTD)* 401k Pension Plan *includes Per diem Flexible Spending Account Weekly Payroll Vacation, Holidays and Sick Days Bereavement Time Special Event Days Direct Deposit Voluntary Benefits: STD, supplemental STD, LTD, Catastrophic Illness, Universal Life with Living Benefits, Disability Income Protection, Accident Insurance, Auto and Pet Insurance, LifeLock? Identity Theft Program Discount In Service Training and Development Programs Education Assistance Program Employee Assistance Program Future Leadership Program Fitness Rebate Opportunity Health and Wellness Incentive Program Discount Food and Supply Purchase Program Cash Advance Program Free On-Campus Parking Public Transportation Stops on Campus Easy access to our campus from Interstate 91 * Full-Time only. Waiting periods apply. All other benefits for 24+Hours/week. Primary Responsibilities: Provide hands-on resident care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents, and as outlined in each resident's Individual Service Plan Assists in providing residents with a positive physical, social and psychological environment Effectively communicates with residents and families Notifies appropriate supervisor of any changes in condition or concerns Reviews the daily log and makes appropriate entries as needed Performs all job requirements in a manner that exemplifies the Mission Statement of JGS LifeCare Compliance with the annual in-service training requirements as outlined in the Assisted Living Regulations from the Executive Office of Elder Affaires (EOEA) Other duties as deemed necessary/appropriate and as assigned Qualifications: Must possess a current, unencumbered, Nursing Assistant certification and or Home Health Aide certification issued by the state of Massachusetts Must be at least 18 years of age (exception at the discretion of the Executive Director) Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility which included a medical and physical examination Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition Flexibility and ability to prioritize task and assignments Ability to make responsible choices and decisions and act in a resident's best interest Ability to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with residents, families, community members, volunteers and other staff Ability to meet physical demands including standing, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting or transferring a minimum of 60lbs Hours: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Shift- Full time, Part time, & per diem openings!