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  • Resident Care Assistant

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Skilled Nursing Care
    Hours / Pay Period
    Mercy McMahon Terrace
    Standard Hours
  • Overview

    Mercy McMahon Terrace is located adjacent to Mercy General Hospital in the heart of East Sacramento. By providing quality care services through its assisted living program, along with the maintenance-free lifestyle available with independent living, residents at Mercy McMahon Terrace are free to focus their energy on living their life to the fullest. With nurses on staff for 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the care at Mercy McMahon Terrace goes beyond what many senior communities can provide. For more information, visit www.mercymcmahonterrace.org.


    Position Summary:

    Under the direction of the Resident services manager, the resident care aide performs resident care duties in accordance with the mission and philosophy of Mercy McMahon Terrace as well as its established policy and procedures.


    Core Duties:

    • Admits, transfers and assists in resident discharges.
    • Assist residents with all ADL requirements. (Including: Restroom/Bathing assistance, Bed making, tidying of unit, eating and comfort tasks.)
    • Answer emergency call signals.
    • Regular rounds.
    • Monitor residents for pulse, temp, BP, and respiration vitals.
    • Monitor residents remaining in unites for temporary illnesses (such as cold/Flu).
    • Observes, reports, documents any changes noted with resident to RSM and/or director on duty.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Capable of learning and performing resident care procedures according to Mercy McMahon Terrace standards of practice.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Positive and professional attitude that understands the level of care required for patients in an assisted living environment.


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