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Certified Medication Aide/Nights/FT

Company: WESLEYAN HOMES, INC
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Wesleyan is hiring and needs passionate, driven, and energetic individuals like YOU In seeking to fulfill our life mission, our guiding principles are clear. The community we serve and those we serve with are valuable. As a part of Wesleyan Homes, you will have a unique opportunity to share our vision of assisting those in need with an organization abundant in opportunity for growth.The Wesleyan is hiring Certified Medication Aides to work at our Senior Living Communities. As a Certified Medication Aide at The Wesleyan, you will be a part of a mission and values-based organization that provides endless opportunities for career growth.Essential Job Functions:Adhere to the allowable and prohibited practices of a permit holder under the health and safety code.Pass medications according to physician orders.Notify charge nurse when medications need refilling.Maintain a clean and organized medication cart and medication room.May be required to work as Certified Nurse Aide when needed.Follow written and oral directions.Follow resident rights policies at all times.Assist new employees in following established facility policies and procedures.Conduct resident rounds as assigned with oncoming or outgoing shift.Ensure residents have their call lights in reach. Answer call lights promptly.Be responsible for residents under your supervision.Identify resident problems and report them immediately to a licensed nurse.Report changes in resident condition to charge nurse or nurse supervisor.Report any unusual symptoms (temperature, rash, etc.) to charge nurse within the shift they occur.Report any accidents or incidents to Charge Nurse (falls, etc.) within the shift they occur.Report incidents and/or unusual problems within the shift it occurs.Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately within the shift.Deliver direct care to residents, providing rehabilitative care when directed and necessary and render care in accordance with the Nursing Care Plan.Assist residents with bathing, oral care, dressing/undressing, toileting, perineal care, catheter care, grooming, eating and checking vital signs.Check residents every 2 hours for toileting or incontinent care.Strip bed, change linens and make beds on shower days and as needed.Perform light housekeeping chores in order to keep the residents' room and unit within the standards of neatness and cleanliness required by the Nursing Home and regulatory agencies.Ensure residents are given adequate assistance with meals, nourishment and transportation to meal service area.Supervise and assist residents with prescribed meals as needed and feed residents who cannot feed themselves.Must be able to deal with possible agitated and confused residents that at times can become physically aggressive.Encourage and motivate resident to participate in recreational, occupational, and physical therapy to promote activity of mind and body and other activities of daily living.Record accurately and timely, the care provided to the resident.Must be able to deal in a professional manner with coworkers, residents, resident family members, visitors, etc.Listen to resident and family complaints and report to charge nurse.Identify safety hazards and emergency situations and initiate corrective action.Observe infection control procedures relating to nursing.Qualifications & Experience:Must possess current Nurse Aide Certificate from Texas Department of Health and must keep Certificate current. Must have completed Medication Aide Training Program and passed the examination to obtain a CMA permit.Schedule:Eight-hour shifts available: 5:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.1:45 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.9:45 p.m. - 6:15 a.m.Benefits: Health InsuranceDental InsuranceVision Insurance401(k)Employee Assistance ProgramPaid Time OffDiscounted employee mealsAnnual bonusEmployee referral programTuition ReimbursementShort-Term DisabilityCompany paid Life InsuranceCompany paid AD & DCompany paid Long-Term DisabilityPet Insurance

Keywords: WESLEYAN HOMES, INC, Georgetown , Certified Medication Aide/Nights/FT, Other , Georgetown, Texas

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