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Joining The Kensington Reston Team: The Step-By-Step Process

The onboarding process for team members at The Kensington Reston is designed to ensure a seamless transition and empower new team members with the necessary tools and knowledge to excel in their roles.

With a focus on comprehensive training and personalized support, we prioritize the integration of our healthcare professionals into The Kensington Reston community.

Our assisted living and memory care community enhances the lives of older adults by maintaining Our Promise to love and care for residents as we do our own family members.

Keep reading to discover more about our healthcare onboarding process at The Kensington Reston.

Step-by-step guide for getting hired at The Kensington Reston

Step 1

Visit our website and apply to one of our open positions! Interested in something that isn’t listed? You can contact us with your resume and we’ll reach out if something becomes available.

Step 2

Interview with our team! Join us at our community for an interview with the Manager of Team Member Services and Hiring Manager. This interview allows both parties to assess mutual fit and determine if the applicant’s skills and qualifications align with the position’s requirements.

Prepare for questions that gauge your experience, knowledge, and passion for healthcare. Applicants are also encouraged to ask questions about the role, responsibilities, and culture of The Kensington Reston.

Step 3

Shadow a team member for a job preview! Spend 1 hour with a current team member in the role you’re applying for. This is a great opportunity to ask questions, meet our residents, and see if The Kensington Reston is the perfect fit for you.

Step 4

Interview with Amy, our Executive Director, to share your professional experiences, career goals, and interest in becoming a part of our team. Learn about our Kensington story and what it’s like at The Kensington Reston.

Step 5

Begin your hiring paperwork with our Manager of Team Member Services, Parul. This will include a background check and medical screening before you can begin your training.

What else to expect

Medical screenings

The Kensington Reston adheres to the standard requirements of senior living which means we require applicants to undergo necessary medical screenings.

These screenings are crucial to assess an applicant’s physical health and well-being, ensuring they can fulfill their responsibilities effectively and without compromising the safety of residents.

Applicants are usually directed to a local doctor’s office, such as Patient First or a similar facility, to undergo this test.

Hiring paperwork and system setup

After all test results are received, our team will gather the necessary documents and set up new hires with the tools and resources they need to excel in their roles.

Safety Tour and Orientation

To ensure the safety and well-being of our team members and residents, Jose, the Director of Environmental Services, conducts a comprehensive safety tour.

This tour covers emergency procedures, building navigation, and guidelines for maintaining resident safety.

New hires participate in a 2-day New Hire Orientation program. Each department delivers presentations, providing insights into their respective roles and responsibilities.

Key topics covered during the orientation include:

  • Core values with Amy, Executive Director
  • Human Resource Policies with Parul
  • Caring The Kensington Way with Monica, Meaghan & Lindsey
  • Documentation in MatrixCare
  • The Positive Approach to Care Method
  • BCAT (Behavioral Competency Assessment Tool)
  • Infection Control
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Emergencies
  • End of Life Care
  • Environmental Services with Jose
  • HealthPro Rehab with Nidhi, Rehab Program Manager
  • Dining Services with Val, Director of Dining
  • Life Enrichment Programming with Shari, Assisted Living Activities Coordinator
  • Sales and Marketing Overview with Heather, Director of Community Relations

Relias training

As is the industry standard, new hires at The Kensington Reston must complete Relias Training, a computer-based training program, at their own pace.

This training ensures that all team members have a solid foundation of knowledge and skills necessary for their roles, promoting consistent and high-quality care for the residents.

Topics covered include:

  • Dementia care
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Infection control
  • Fire safety
  • Abuse prevention
  • Hand hygiene
  • Nutrition
  • Privacy and confidentiality

Embark on a rewarding career in a nurturing environment

We invite you to join our Kensington Reston Family and bring Our Promise to life, to love and care for your family as we do our own.

By joining us, you’ll receive thorough training, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and the chance to work in a collaborative and positive environment.

Our team members are the heart of our community.

Starting at 32 hours/week, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health and life insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Complimentary lunches and dinners
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A community where you’re treated like family

Interested in joining our Kensington Reston Family? Visit our careers page to learn more about our opportunities. We can’t wait to meet you!

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