Job Description

Resident Service Aide

Albany Center for Independent Living is actively seeking Resident Service Aide to work for our Adult Home in Delmar, NY. 


    • Report all changes in the elder’s condition to the administrator as soon as practical.
    • Follow work assignments and schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks.
    • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as calm environment throughout the unit, facility and shift.
    • Keep incontinent residents clean and dry.
    • Assist residents in preparing for activity and social programs.
    • Assist in transporting residents.
    • Check residents routinely to assure that their personal care needs are being met.
    • Practice proper infection control procedures when performing any service for the residents.
    • Use only the equipment you have been trained to use.
    • Assist residents with bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and oral hygiene.
    • Assist residents with taking medications and document as outlined in the policy manual (refer to med tech job description for more detail)
    • Assist with personal laundry for residents.
    • Assist residents in getting to meals and monitoring residents at mealtime.
    • Pass out meals in dining room and pour beverages.
    • Remind residents of physician appointments; accompany as needed.
    • Monitor resident’s whereabouts.
    • Make beds/tidy rooms.
    • Light housekeeping of resident’s rooms, as needed.
    • Interact with residents spontaneously and in planned activities.
    • Performance of other duties assigned directly by your supervisor.


Position Requirements

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Post high school course work in medical services or college degree preferred
  • Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Possess the ability to deal graciously with personnel resident’s family members, visitors, and the general public.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as being willing to handle elders based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.
  • Must have some understanding of social, psychological and recreational needs of the aged.
  • Must have a sincere desire to work with the aged.
  • Willingness to work harmoniously with other associates.
  • Must be able to cope with mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
  • Must complete facilities internal 40-hour orientation training



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