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  • Medication Assistant

    Company : Name Rose Senior Living - Novi
    ID 2018-12527
    Posted Date
    6 days ago(5/15/2018 10:24 AM)
    Category
    Nursing
    Days/Hours
    7A-3P
    Type
    Part-Time
    Location
    US-MI-Novi
  • Overview

    Rose Senior Living at Providence Park seeks a Medication Assistant to join its team. Rose Senior Living at Providence Park is developed and owned by Edward Rose & Sons, known for creating amenity-rich communities where people can appreciate comfortable and affordable living in beautiful settings. Partnering with Edward Rose & Sons is Ecumen, a not-for-profit organization that has grown to be one of the most innovative leaders in senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer and fuller lives. The Novi, Michigan, location consists of 182 units:  69 independent living rental apartment homes, 75 assisted living rental apartment homes and 38 residences for seniors requiring memory care services.

    Responsibilities

    The Medication Assistant is responsible for providing direct care and medication administration to residents consistent with the individual plan of care and under the direction of licensed staff. The person in this position is a Certified Nursing Assistant with additional training in the area of medication administration.

     

    Essential job responsibilities include:

     

    1. Administers medications to patients/residents under the direction of a licensed nurse.

    2. Documents all medications provided, including correct medication, correct dosage and correct time given to correct residents.

    3. Immediately notifies nurse of any medication errors or refusals by resident to take medication.

    4. Maintains and controls all medications, keeping medications secure and safe at all times. Follows all state and federal guidelines as it relates to administering, dispensing, storage and disposal of all medications

    5. Responds to resident call lights and requests, and notifies nurse of any resident care needs or changes in condition.

    6. Observes and reports any unsafe conditions and/or equipment malfunction to management.

    7. Performs all Certified Nursing Assistant functions as required (i.e. feeding, lift and transfer, ADL’s, etc.).

    Qualifications

    Medication Assistant

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     

    • Must be 18 years old or older
    • Certified Nursing Assistant (currently on NAR Registry in good standing) and successful completion of Trained Medication Assistant course
    • Minimum 1000 working hours as a Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
    • Basic mathematical skills for counting, distributing, and documenting medications provided

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    • Demonstrated customer service and leadership skills while working in a Skilled Nursing Facility (Care Center)
    • Previous experience working with seniors

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

     

    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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