Certified Medication Aide

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society Lennox , SD 57039

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Good Samaritan Society is the nation's largest non-profit senior care company. With nearly 100 years of charting new territory, the Society offers an opportunity to weave together imagination with reality and ultimately transform the aging experience in America. Now, partnering with Sanford Health, we are able to provide care through all stages of life. Throughout our organization, you will be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team.

Certified Medication Aide

Location: 7680 - GSS Lennox

404 E 6th Ave

Lennox, South Dakota, 57039-0078

United States

Employment Type: Full-Time

Shift: Evening

Job Summary

  • This is a full time evening position including every other weekend and every other Holiday

  • Team orientated environment and culture

Easy Apply Process

Mobile Device Friendly

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides the right medication to the right person at the right time in the right dose and by the right route ensuring all changes in medication are responded to in a timely manner

  • Stores medications correctly, cleans and locks med cart or other storage system

  • Follows location policy for missed medications, accidentally dropped or spit out by the resident, and medication errors

  • Follows procedures for documentation, including narcotics sign out

  • Follows up with observation and documentation of resident response to medication received

  • Assists as needed to provide resident centered personal care including bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining vital signs, psychosocial support and other personal cares

  • Assists residents with meals and snacks, provides water and supplements as appropriate

  • Provides a positive dining experience

  • Assists residents in transferring, repositioning and walking using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment; provides range of motion and passive exercise

  • Documents resident cares and behaviors according to Society policy, procedure and regulations

Qualifications

  • Completion and certification in an accredited nursing assistant training program and state approved medication aide course as required by state in which location is located - this may require a high school diploma or a GED - refer to state regulations

  • Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include: health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit: https://www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit: https://www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action

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Certified Medication Aide

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society