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Assistant

Company: Presbyterian Homes and Services
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking Resident Assistants / Home Health Aides (HHA) to join our team at Prairie Gate in our Assisted Living and Memory Care. These positions include working every other weekend and scheduled holidays. CNA certification is appreciated but not required for this position.

As a Resident Assistant, your contributions play an important role incaring for the needs of older adults- including their physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual wellbeing. You are responsible forthe provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support their Personally Designed Living choices while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.

We offer competitive wage and benefits packages, including routine pay increases and learning & development opportunities.PHS strongly supports promoting from within, what ever your long term career goals and aspirations may be.

About Prairie Gate:

Our newest senior living community which opened early 2020!

Prairie Gates updated prairie-style architecture will beckon the adventurous, with inviting interior spaces for social gatherings, opening to an expanse of prairie plantings, and flowers lining outdoor walking paths, engaging the senses and promoting wellness.

As an employee you can take advantage of a variety of amenities:

- Free employee meals

- Free Fitness Center

- Backyard patio and fire pit for BBQ's in the summer

- Off-street parking

- On-site library to check out books

- Walking distance of Iowa Western Community College

- Employee parties

This community offers the following care options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Long Term Care.

Our Response toCOVID-19:

The safety of our staff and the residents is our #1 priority. We have taken great measures to do our part in stopping the spread of Covid-19.

  • Vaccine- We encourage vaccination to protect each other; vaccination is free and encouraged but not mandated.
  • Clean Air- New bipolar ionization technology safely cleans the air inside all of our buildings without the use of chemicals or unwanted byproducts.
  • Physical Distancing & Masks- Spacious environments along with protocols around mask wearing and proper physical distancing enable community amenities and fellowship.
  • Cleaning & Disinfection- Electrostatic sprayers, hand washing stations and/or hand sanitizer dispensers are at all entrances.
  • Private Rooms- As a commitment to our superior resident experience, we offer over 95% private rooms in our care settings.

The Resident Assistant, (RA / HHA) is responsible for the provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support the Personally Designed Living choices of residents, while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.


  • To be considered for Assisted Living: Current Nursing Assistant Certification not required.
  • Practice, home building, critical thinking, teamwork, self leadership, and interpersonal effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated compatibility with the PHS mission and operating philosophies.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

Rated #1 employer in Minnesota by!

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. Over 7,000 employees serve 27,000 older adults through 50 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage home and community services. PHS is also co-owner of Genevive, a progressive model of primary care, care navigation and value-based services for over 5,300 older adults in Minnesota. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.

We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.

PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

Keywords: Presbyterian Homes and Services, Council Bluffs , Assistant, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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