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Resident Assistant (Best Friend) - on call (oakland piedmont / montclair)

part-time
non-profit organization

American Baptist Homes of the West (ABHOW) is one of the largest nonprofit long-term care employers in the nation -- and one of the most pioneering. Our mission is to enhance the independence, well-being and security of older people through the provision of housing, health care and supportive services.

Piedmont Gardens, an ABHOW community, is located in the quaint neighborhood of Piedmont, Oakland. We are a supportive team that provides Retirement Living, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living and/or Memory Care to our many vibrant residents. Working for Piedmont Gardens, you'll enjoy competitive benefits and an outstanding work environment. For more information about ABHOW, please visit our website at www.abhow.com.

Under general supervision, actively incorporates "The Best Friends Model" and the Piedmont Gardens Philosophy for Memory Support and the CARF/CCAC Dementia Care Standards into the daily rhythm of life of residents with dementia. Develops awareness of residents' interests and needs and assists residents to maximize their independence and participation. Works on a one-on-one basis with residents with dementia as a "Best Friend" to provides direct resident care and assist in residents' activities of daily living and scheduled Memory Support Program activities. Utilizes a positive, can-do attitude.

The ideal candidate for this position will have: Vocational/technical training specific to care of elderly with dementia; experience with care of elderly with dementia; High School Diploma or equivalent; CPR and First Aid certification required; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

We hope this is the job for you! Please send resume to the link on this posting.
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