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Resident Care Assistant


This is a Full-time position in North Tonawanda, NY posted September 16, 2021.

US-NY-North Tonawanda
Category Assisted Living
Type Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shift Days
Department Senior Living
Corporation Name DePaul Adult Care Communities (DACC) NY


$1000 Sign-On Bonus! Wheatfield Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Tonawanda, is looking for a passionate caretaker to join our team on the day shift! Under the general direction of the Supervisor-In-Charge, the Resident Care Assistant provides direct personal care and assistance to residents as needed. PCA’s, HHA’s, CNA’s are encouraged to apply!


  • Respects and maintains resident confidentiality and demonstrates a positive, caring attitude toward all residents, staff and guests
  • Assists residents with bathing, personal care and oral hygiene.
  • Assists residents with choice of attire and care of clothing.
  • Reminds residents of meal times and monitors meal attendance..
  • Makes beds daily and changes bedding and linens weekly or as needed.
  • Performs rounds on each resident at the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Documents and reports all concerns to the supervisor; (i.e. changes in behavior, evidence of illness etc.)
  • Assists relatives, guests and visitors as needed or requested. Will also assist with room preparation and welcome of new residents.
  • Reminds residents of medication times.
  • Attends staff meetings and in-services when requested.
  • Keeps scheduled shifts and plans time off in advance with the supervisor.
  • Performs housekeeping duties and laundry as scheduled needed or requested.
  • Inspects building areas and furnishings for wear and defects, completes maintenance requests.
  • Assists with activity programs as requested.
  • Performs other duties as requested or assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • CNA, HHA or PCA certification preferred.
  • One year work experience in a care-giving field desired.
  • Must be dependable, hardworking and willing to work as part of a team.
  • Must have the required references and criminal record check.
  • Must have annual TB screening and Health Assessment completed.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

Desired Qualities

  • Warmth, understanding and responsiveness to residents and their demands and reactions.
  • Positive feeling for families and visitors, exercising patience and tact.
  • Ability to use initiative, judgment and resourcefulness and ability to make decisions.