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Certified Medication Aide

Company: Grand Living
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Grand Living at Lake Lorraine

  • Shift: 2:00PM - 10:30PM
    As a Certified Medication Aide, you will be responsible for enhancing the overall Resident experience through the provision of exceptional daily care, medication pass, and service in accordance with Resident's personalized care plan. This is to be handled in The Sterling Touch - friendly, courteous, helpful, timely and professional manner, resulting in a high level of Resident satisfaction. This position is under the general guidance of the Director of Health and Wellness in accordance with Community standards, processes, procedures, practices and philosophy.

    Essential Functions:
    • The Certified Medication Aide participates in Start Sterling! every day.
    • The Certified Medication Aide greets the Residents, guests, fellow employees and vendors in a friendly and courteous manner.
    • The Certified Medication Aide provides direct resident care as assigned and in accordance with Resident's personalized care plan to assist them with activities of daily living including dressing, eating, grooming, communicating, ambulation, toileting and personal hygiene.
    • The Certified Medication Aide provides assistance with Resident's daily mobility needs, including but not limited to positioning and moving in and out of bed, chair, wheelchair as applicable as well as assisting them to prepare for scheduled transportation to medical appointments or scheduled outings.
    • Prepare and administer medications according to health care provider instructions and within the scope of Grand Living's license.
    • Observe and report changes to the nurse noted in resident's health, such as reports of pain, changes in vitals, weight, etc.
    • Observe and assist Resident in maintaining a safe environment within their residence.
    • Participate in ongoing community provided training programs to ensure state, federal and/or company requirements are met.
    • Take responsibility for uncompromising levels of cleanliness and creating a safe and accident-free environment in accordance with the protocols and the principles of Grand Living.
    • Completing daily logs and charts in electronic health record for Resident care.
    • Supplement other nursing assistants/certified nursing assistants/medication aides on Resident assignments, as needed.

      • High School Diploma or GED, required.

        • One or more years of experience working with Seniors, highly preferred

          Licenses or certificates:
          • Certified Medication Aide in state of employment, required.

            • Full-Time Hours
            • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Keywords: Grand Living, Sioux Falls , Certified Medication Aide, Other , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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