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Resident Assistant
Title:Resident Assistant
Department:Health Care Center
Deadline:Ongoing open position.
Recruitment ends at 4:30 p.m. :N/A
Job Type:Limited term
Hours per week:Varies
Salary Range:$7.91/hour
Are you interested in the healthcare field and desire more information about what this work is like? Are you enrolled in the Certified Nursing Assistant course and need some exposure to the nursing home environment? Do you have good common sense skills regarding the norms of elderly care and want to work in a nursing home but don't have the required certification? Perhaps this opportunity is for you.

This is a brief summary of the job duties:

The Resident Assistant, under the supervision of a nurse, provides assistance to residents requiring one on one cares, by constantly monitoring their condition and notifying licensed team members of any need for immediate care. Duties include being sensitive and attentive to the resident’s psycho-social needs and communicating these needs to licensed staff. The Resident Assistant upholds the philosophy of Portage County Health Care Center to provide rehabilitative service necessary for each resident to achieve a maximum level of functioning with the preservation of self-worth and dignity.

These are the skills we are seeking:


  1. Must successfully pass required Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check.
  2. Must be able to understand and effectively carry out verbal and/or written instructions.
  3. Must be able to maintain composure and cope with stress and frustration.
  4. Must be able to appreciate the dignity of each resident.
  5. Must be able to work various hours of work as assigned.


This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications