Updated 9 days ago

Medication Assistant

Minneapolis, MN 55401
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$29.04 - $40.58
Full-time, Part-time
Medication Assistant Bonus PT 1500.00
Waterford, an Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota--is excited to share we are looking for outgoing and energetic Medication Assistant--to join our team!
As a Transforming Age community, Waterford is comprised of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, teamwork, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.
Waterford provides team members with an excellent benefits package; ask us what unique benefits are available for you!
To learn more about Waterford and see where you could be working, check out our website www.WaterfordLiving.org!
Our Medication Assistants:--

  • Have a FUN, outgoing personality, possess an eagerness to--do amazing work and--collaborate--with their fellow team members to ensure top-notch care for our residents and their families
  • The Medication Assistant administers medications as prescribed by the physician, documents the administration, the medication effectiveness, and any noted adverse reactions or side effects.
  • --Assist all residents with a high quality of medication administration assistance per individual Care Plan/ISP as directed by physician orders.--- Assist with personal care, including but not limited to; bathing, dressing, grooming, shaving, incontinent care, foot care, vital signs, height and weight checks per policy (where applicable).--- Make beds as needed in A.M., turn down as needed in P.M., strip beds once each week or PRN (where applicable).--- Do all personal laundry on resident's first scheduled shower day (where applicable).--- Do all linens per shift (where applicable).--- Assist residents with meal time, cut food, encourage to eat, feed when needed (where applicable).--- Utilize on an on-going basis each day all aspects of special programs offered in Heartfelt Connections Program (where applicable).--- Maintain calm atmosphere at all times.--- Keep kitchen, work station, laundry room, and bathroom and common areas neat and clean (where applicable).--- Follow through with all assignments on a timely basis in accordance to chain of command.--- Report to Director of Health Services and/or LPN-LVN-Care Partner all unusual behavior of resident (changing of status).--- Check station bulletin board per shift for Special Needs Sheet, and any other pertinent information regarding needs, staff programming, etc.--- Provide activities as planned and/or directed (where applicable).--- Document resident status as per policy.--- Respond to all call lights and emergencies in a timely manner.--- Provide emergency care within scope of practice.--- Be familiar with and enforce as appropriate all facility policies.--- Promote the Mission, Vision and Values of Transforming Age in all areas of responsibility.

    Education and/or Experience--

    • --- High School Diploma preferred--- One year of experience working as a Medication Assistant/CNA/PCA/RA, preferred--- One year of experience working with Senior Living/Alzheimer's/Dementia residents, preferredA basic proficiency in the English language enabling the caregiver to understand and communicate with our community's residents

      --We have fun at work. We laugh a lot! We work hard. We care deeply about our mission, community and each other. That is why--here at Waterford we--are a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon a contingent offer of employment.
      --We are excited to hear from you!--Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.JB.0.00.LN
Posting ID: 623605575Posted: 2021-09-09Job Title: Medication Assistant