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Resident Assistant job in Madison WI | NEWS-Line for Healthcare Professionals

Resident Assistant

Madison, WI

Oakwood Village


Ashley Wesolowski

[email protected]


Oakwood Village has an exciting opportunity for qualified candidates to join our Prairie Ridge East Side of Madison (5565 Tancho Drive) or our University Woods ( 6165 Mineral Point Road) West Side of Madison  senior living communities team as a Resident Assistant. Our Resident Assistants are responsible for personal care of the residents, care of the resident environment special treatments and procedures, reporting, and recording information. Don’t have experience? Not a problem, WE CAN TRAIN YOU! As long has you have some direct care experience. 

The Resident Assistant in our Assisted Living have multiple shifts available:

Full time and Part time AM shift (7:00am-3:00pm) 
Full time and Part time PM Shift (3:00pm-11:00pm) 
Ful timel and Part time NOC Shift (11:00pm-7:00am)

Why Work at Oakwood?

Great pay starting at $13.20. If you are a Certified Nursing Assistant starting pay is at $15.38 plus an additional $0.75 for hours worked on 2nd Shift and weekends (We also pay for experience as well).
403B Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off for staff working 37.5 or more hours every two weeks
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance offered for staff working 37.5 or more hours every two weeks
Continuing Education/Tuition Reimbursement Program

Job Responsibilities of a Resident Assistant (Not intended to be an all-inclusive list)

Provides assistance to the residents as needed, with activities of daily living. This includes: bathing, dressing grooming, personal laundry, management of incontinence, housekeeping, and dining services.

Provides health services to residents that meet their physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual needs and preferences. Based on care provided in each program, physical needs may include completion of one or two person transfers, use of mechanical lifting devices, feeding, etc.

Assists in providing and performing activities to small and large groups of residents as assigned including informing residents of activity schedule and encouraging attendance.

Assist in transporting residents as needed within the Oakwood campus, and in arranging for medical appointments and transportation when needed. Monitor appointment schedule and remind residents.

Peforms other similar duties as assigned.

Participates in developing and implementing resident’s individual service plan as assigned.

Job Qualifications of a Resident Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistants(Not intended to be an all-inclusive list.
Commitment to quality services for our Residents.
Ability to learn and to apply principles, methods, techniques, and attitudes required in geriatric nursing assistant care.
Ability to keep information confidential
Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions
Ability to communicate effectively with the residents.
Ability to organize, prioritize and be accurate in a variety of duties.
Ability to work within established policies and procedures.
Ability to work in a partnership environment which fosters effective teamwork in meeting the mission of Oakwood Village.
Willingness to accept a weekend and holiday work schedule.

Job Experience/Training required of a Resident Assistant (Not intended to be an all-inclusive list)

Completion of required CBRF and Oakwood training within time frames dictated by state regulation and Oakwood policy preferred.</li>
Prior experience in working with elderly in an assisted living environment is desired.
Minimum age requirement is 18 years old.</li>


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