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Med Aide-Full Time Evenings

Company: Agemark
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details
Entry
CountryHouse - Elkhorn - Elkhorn, NE
N/A
Full Time
High School
Undisclosed
None
Evening
Health Care
Description

****Now offering a $1000k hiring bonus****

We are an Agemark Senior Living community, ranked #11 in the nation for small to medium size in Aging Services Great Places to Work. In this Full Time Med Aide position on the evening shift, you'll be responsible for providing medication to residents and following procedures and statutes regarding dispensing medication, recording and observing for side effects. You’ll be working with the elderly and helping to oversee nursing services.  Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PTO accrued on day one, tuition reimbursement and free meals are what Agemark offers as we value you as an employee and treat you like family!

When we say “We’re like family”, it means something!

The truth about families is that no two are alike. But big or small, traditional or laid back, here’s what all healthy families have in common: they love, support, listen to and respect one another, even in the tough times. For more than 30 years, these are the things that have made Agemark a family of happy, engaged and productive employees – and of grateful, happy customers. You’ll feel the difference the moment you walk through the door of any one of our communities.

Full Time Med Aide position details

  • Provide medications for another person according to the Five Rights.
  • Record medication provision.
  • Observe, monitor, report, and otherwise take appropriate actions regarding desired side effects, interactions and contraindications associated with the medication.
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living as outlined in the resident service plan and within the parameters of State and Federal regulations.
  • Display willingness to be instructed regarding agency policy and procedures for medication administration, and evaluated regarding routine medication administration, PRN medication administration, and additional activities by a licensed health care professional.
  • Timely reporting to the licensed health care professional with any questions about resident’s medication or health
  • Assist with laundry, housekeeping and programming as needed
  • Must be able to work as a team while being accountable for own tasks
  • Evening shift hours

Full Time Med Aide knowledge, skills, abilities and requirements

  • Knowledge of medication, dosage and terminology.
  • Proven track record of integrity along with being detailed and accurate
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality pertaining to residents, prospective residents, facility operations and personnel.
  • Work independently and/or interact with team members at all levels and promote teamwork.
  • Prioritize, multi-task, and maintain flexibility in a fast paced, service oriented, environment.
  • 40 hour medication course or higher education required.
  • Listed on Medication Aide Registry.
  • Minimum of 1 year working in health care environment preferred.

Competency assessment of Medication Aide must be conducted by a licensed health care professional.

 

Join the family! Care, serve and love - because there's no other way to take care of family.

If you'd like to join a group of passionate, caring people who use our collective experiences to positively impact the lives of our people every day, talk to us! Together, we're working to redefine what senior care should be. Learn more at www.agemark.com, or just click "Apply Now" to get started. EOE.

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Keywords: Agemark, Council Bluffs , Med Aide-Full Time Evenings, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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