Current Opening

Resident Assistant (Part-Time) – All Shifts

Aquinata Hall is a ministry of the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids. We offer holistic, restorative healing, healthcare, and residential services for seniors. Aquinata Hall is a Home for the Aged that is home to Sisters and lay residents where they enjoy the benefits of communal living, nurse, and medication support. Accommodations are top-notch with private rooms in a natural, serene campus.

We are seeking part-time Resident Assistants for the following shifts:

  • 1st Shift – Shift is one day each weekend, alternating Saturdays and Sundays
  • 2nd Shift – includes weekends
  • 3rd Shift – 1 day a week (no scheduled weekends)
  • 3rd Shift – includes weekends

The primary purpose of the position is to support residents in a manner that demonstrates compassion and values their unique interests and abilities.


  • Assists residents with activities of daily living in accordance with their service plan.
  • Assists residents with medications and treatments as instructed.
  • Measures and records vitals as instructed.
  • Assists with dining, laundry services, and housekeeping services, and maintains a safe, secure, and sanitary environment
  • Encourages, initiates, and supports residents with meaningful engagement based on known preferences and lifelong patterns.
  • Assists residents with orientation and structure throughout the day, as necessary.
  • Assists in the development of service plans.
  • Informs nurse of any changes in condition and/or other health related information.
  • Promotes and maintains the confidentiality, dignity, autonomy, and value of every resident.
  • Reports needed maintenance repairs and other environmental concerns.
  • Orients new employees as requested.


• Must possess, as a minimum, a high school education or equivalent
• Must possess knowledge of the appropriate skills for communicating with individuals of all ages, especially the geriatric population

COVID-19 Considerations

To keep staff and residents safe, we monitor temperatures and conduct health screenings. Also, heightened cleaning protocol is in place along with the use of masks and any necessary PPE.


We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage persons of diverse faiths and backgrounds to apply for employment with Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids


Clinical / Health & Wellness