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Med Aide PRN

Company: The Kensington Hastings
Location: Hastings
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Kensington in Hasting is hiring for PRN Med Aide staff! We are Agemark Senior Living Communities and for the third consecutive year, we are certified #12 in Fortune Best Workplaces for Aging Services 2021! In this Part Time Med Aide position, 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. Also, given that we are in the healthcare industry, in order to protect both our team members and senior population we service, COVID vaccination is a mandatory condition of employment* and opportunities to receive the vaccine, free of charge are available at Agemark. *Exceptions are made on a case by case basis. Work to create an environment you would want for YOUR own loved one! We're more than a company. We're a family.You hear it everywhere - companies describing themselves as a family. But families are all different, and so is the way they look at work and life. This is what makes us the best kind of family. We recognize each person's talents, skills and personality and bring that into their position. We encourage people to become the best they can be and hold them to high standards. That's because we believe in them, and their success. These family ties, so to speak, are part of every decision we make as a company.Part 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.
  • Dispense oral, including sublingual, buccal, oral sprays, inhalation, including inhalers, nebulizers and oxygen inhalation, topical application of sprays, creams, ointments, lotions and patches, instillation by drops, ointments, or sprays into the eyes, ears, and nose.
  • 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 healthPart 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. Passed Medication Tech Test.
    • Listed on Medication Tech Registry.
    • Minimum of 1 year working in health care environment preferred.Assessment of Medication Aide must be conducted by a licensed health care professional.We believe in taking care of our employees by offering:
      • Competitive earnings
      • Double Pay on Holidays
      • Free meal during shift
      • Membership with company discounts. 20%-70% off on movies, shows, concerts, hotels, sporting events, wellness and wireless
      • Professional Development courses
      • Referral bonusesAt Agemark, we believe people heal and grow best when they feel like part of a loving family. It's the foundation for our approach to senior care and it's also how we choose, train and care for our staff. We're proud of the fact that we've been providing senior living care since 1987. Experience matters. Learning from it gives you perspective and wisdom. It's the foundation on which we've built a better alternative for senior care, one that emphasizes growth and whole-person wellness. Agemark Senior Living Communities embraces FOUR core values: Professionalism, Commitment, Integrity and Compassion. If you believe in doing what feels right, advocate for our elderly community, and want to be part of our Great Place to Work, we would love to hear from you. The Silver Tsunami is coming, and we are in the fastest growing industry. Apply with us at and be a part of our organization where it's our job to create a purposeful life for our loved ones and be the change we all want to see in our world. EOE.IND1

Keywords: The Kensington Hastings, Lincoln , Med Aide PRN, Other , Hastings, Nebraska

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