Ecumen

  • Medication Assistant

    Company : Name Rose Senior Living - Clinton Township
    ID 2018-12724
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(6/21/2018 4:28 PM)
    Category
    Nursing
    Days/Hours
    varies
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location
    US-MI-Clinton Township
  • Overview

    Rose Senior Living - Clinton Township is seeking a Medication Assistant to join its team. This is a part time position. Rose Senior Living - Clinton Township 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 Clinton Township location consists of 176 units:  70 independent living rental apartment homes, 68 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

    Edward Rose & Sons and Ecumen are equal opportunity employers.  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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