Posting ID : A1068297048
Date Posted : 2015-08-17
Category : Healthcare
Frontier Management is seeking an outstanding Medication Aide for their Aspen Ridge Memory Care Community in Bend, Oregon.
The Medication Aide is responsible for all duties related to safely administering medications and treatments to the residents. This position requires legible, accurate documentation on the medication record and in the resident chart. It also requires a responsible demeanor, caring nature and ability to contribute to a positive and collaborative team environment.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Administers the medications and treatments, according to the scheduled times, following the medication administration protocol
Maintains confidentiality with resident and fellow employee's information
Notifies Resident Care Coordinator /Executive Director/RN of resident changes of condition
Assists with monthly medication records as needed
Maintains the cleanliness, organization and restocking of the Med room and Med cart
Has knowledge of, and can demonstrate proper technique, or can learn how to assist with: a gait belt, sit to stand lift, transfer board, oxygen equipment, C-Pap, Nebulizer, catheter, specimen, transfer pole, trapeze, wheel chair, scale, and other equipment as directed by the Resident Care Coordinator /RN
Capable of taking accurate vital signs and weights
Fill-in for the receptionist as directed by Executive Director/Resident Care Coordinator
Fill in for a caregiver when needed
Capable of assisting in care needs of residents, which might include lifting requirements up to 40 pounds
Work as manager on duty as directed by Executive Director/ Resident Care Coordinator
Keep current on First Aide/CPR and Medication Administration skills
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or other management staff
High school graduate preferred
Proficiency in English required
Attends in-services monthly required for position
Receives and maintains CPR certification
Has familiarity and willingness to work with elderly population. Previous experience preferred, but not necessary. We are willing to train!
Frontier Management offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a work environment that encourages initiative and fosters respect. To discover more about the Frontier Management team, please visit our site at www.frontiermgmt.com.
For consideration, email your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations or bring to the community at 1025 NE Purcell Blvd., Bend, OR 97701.
Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Workplace