Senior Living Certified Medication Assistant - CMA

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society Ellis, KS
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Senior Living Certified Medication Assistant - CMA

Location: 2900 - GSS Ellis

1101 Spruce St

Ellis, Kansas, 67637-1799

United States

Employment Type: Part-Time

Hourly: 12.00 - 13.00

Shift: Evening

Job Summary

As a Senior Living Certified Medication Aide at the Good Samaritan Society, your central focus will be to ensure that residents receive the right medications at the right time in the right form. You'll be responsible for proper medication dosage, medication monitoring and appropriate medication storage.

What's in it for you: You will work in a faith-based organization with daily devotions and prayer before meetings (if you choose to participate). And you'll be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team. Just ask our employees - it's what they love most about their role at the Society. That, and our opportunities for advancement.

You're a good fit if: You bring a smile to work every day, have a good work ethic, are a team player and have a compassionate nature.

What you'll do: You'll help take the lead on medication distribution, storage and disposal, and help with other daily care needs of residents. You'll document missed medications, errors and when medication is accidentally dropped. You'll follow up with residents to ensure appropriate observation and documentation of response to medications. You'll take ownership of the medication storage areas, meeting health standards at all times.

You'll keep a watchful eye over resident health, and help as needed with transferring, repositioning and walking using correct and appropriate techniques and equipment. You'll help residents to meals and promote a positive dining experience. You'll assist as needed with personal care, including bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, obtaining vitals signs and offering psychosocial support.

You're qualified for this position if: You meet all qualifications outlined below.

Throughout our organization, we aim to fulfill the most basic of human needs: to feel loved, valued and at peace. Join us by applying today.

Qualifications

Maintains required medication aide registry/ certification / qualifications and associated standards. Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job. A high school education or higher education is not required to be hired into this job. A high school diploma or GED is required for administration of medication in some states– refer to state regulations.

Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities.

Must be able to speak read and write in English and be able to articulate clearly and audibly.

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