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Health Services
Full Time
Monarch Meadows, N Mankato, MN
July 9, 2019

Resident Assistant II - FT (Day) - North Mankato, MN

Position details: Full-time day schedule. 
Are you ready to make a difference in people’s lives?
As a Resident Assistant II, you will live the values of Caring, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation and Stewardship by providing exceptional care and support to your residents. You’ll assist in their daily living, forming strong bonds while creating a positive joy-filled living environment. Create a meaningful opportunity for yourself by joining our strong Vista Prairie Communities team!


Key Accountabilities

  • Checks residents routinely to ensure that their personal care needs are being met.
  • Has a solid understanding of the dementia process.
  • Must communicate effectively with both resident and resident families.
  • Must have patience, tact and knowledge to properly respond to behaviors resulting from dementia and/or memory issues, memory loss and/or other mental instabilities or illnesses.
  • When necessary, diverts, re-positions and/or isolates situations to assure resident and employee safety and comfort. 
  • Assists residents with preparation and transport to/from appointments, activities, meals, and social programs as necessary.
  • Assists residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s); i.e. dental and mouth care, dressing/ undressing, hair care, toileting, personal hygiene, and other duties as directed. Follows scheduled reminders for resident ADLs.
  • Completes delegated nursing tasks as assigned.
  • Lifts, turns, moves, positions, and transports residents into and out of beds, chairs, showers, etc. as necessary.
  • Supports residents in walking with or without self-help devices as instructed.
  • Aids residents in preparation for medical tests and doctor’s appointments as necessary. This includes proper completion of physician visit forms.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor in demanding situations.
  • Observes, documents, and reports all changes in residents’ condition to the RN as soon as practical.

Education and Experience

  • High School education or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years’ health care industry experience preferred.
  • Dementia/ Memory Care training a plus, but will be provided.
  • CNA certification a plus.


  • Follows all policies and procedures.
  • Must be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning residents’ condition.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant action.
  • Must receive a "not disqualified" criminal background result and may not be on the OIG exclusions list.
  • Stays up to date on all required training.
  • Understands and adheres to the Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy. Is familiar with the Resident’s Bill of Rights and adheres to it.

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Vista Prairie Communities is an equal opportunity employer.