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Resident Care Aide

Mercy Mcmahon Terrace Sacramento, California
Requisition ID 2022-239822 Employment Type Temporary Department Assisted Living Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule Varied Remote No Category Nurse Assistant

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


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 policies and procedures.

This position is interchangeable with both housekeeping and food service positions. Persons holding any of these positions may be cross-trained for the other two.

Principle Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Receives report from previous shift and organizes shift assignments.
  • Admits, transfers and discharges residents.
  • Assists residents with:
    • Toileting and dressing activities (skin care, bathroom help, weights, etc.)
    • Bedmaking and tidying of unit
    • Eating, unit trays, nourishments
  • Answers emergency call signals.
  • Makes regular rounds for Plan B and Plan C residents.
  • Provides assistance to residents who regularly or intermittently need to go to the toilet at night.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure vitals.
  • Monitors residents remaining in units for temporary illnesses such as a cold, flu, etc. Sees that these residents have trays delivered to them for each meal.
  • Observes, reports, documents any changes noted with resident to Resident Services Manager and/or Director or LVN on duty.
  • Assists community agencies such as hospice/home care in providing care to residents.
  • Charts in individual Resident Care Chart when appropriate. Completes incidents report when applicable.
  • Informs manager of charges for any medical supplies given to residents.
  • Cares for, cleans, replaces resident laundry and facility supplies, equipment, appliances, etc.
  • Assists relatives, visitors and guests in directing requests or concerns to appropriate person/
  • Attends training sessions designed to improve skills or job knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as necessary or directed.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Free Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have the education and experience required for the position
  • Complete a first aid training course
  • Ability to speak and understand English
  • Will have a physicial examination and tuberculosis (TB) clearance
  • Will have a criminal record clearance
  • Will have a good driving record if transporting residents
  • BLS from the American Heart Association.

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