Good Samaritan Society Certified Medication Aide - PRN in Ellsworth, Kansas
Location: Good Samaritan Society Ellsworth Village
Address: 1156 Hwy 14, Ellsworth, KS 67439-9700 USA
Employment Type: PRN
Shift: Various Shifts Available
Do you have a passion for resident care?Do you enjoy working in a smaller facility with a close knit staff?Ellsworth Village in a wonderful facility with a big heart that would love to add you to their family!
This Certified Medication Aide - PRN position works a minimum of two shifts per month on an as needed / on call basis.
Incentives for this position include the following-
401K with a Match
Why work for the Good Samaritan Society?
The Good Samaritan Society is the nation's largest non-profit senior care company. With nearly 100 years of charting new territory, the Society is transforming the aging experience in America. Now, partnered with Sanford Health, we are able to provide care through all stages of life.
Ellsworth Village is a wonderful facility for residents and staff alike, offering post-acute care, short term rehabilitation, long term nursing home care, and adult day services. They also provide senior housing, including cottages, duplexes, and fourplexes.Recent renovations give the facility a pleasant ambiance.Excellent staff with a positive attitude make the experience enjoyable.And strong leaders help guide the facility to provide excellence in care to residents. Find your home away from home- join the Good Samaritan Family now!
What You'll Do
Provides the right medication to the right person at the right time in the right dose and by the right route ensuring all changes in medication are responded to in a timely manner. Stores medications correctly, cleans and locks med cart or other storage system. Follows location policy for missed medications, accidentally dropped or spit out by the resident, and medication errors. Follows procedures for documentation, including narcotics sign out. Follows up with observation and documentation of resident response to medication received. Assists as needed to provide resident centered personal care including bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining vital signs, psychosocial support and other personal cares. Assists residents with meals and snacks, provides water and supplements as appropriate. Provides a positive dining experience. Assists residents in transferring, repositioning and walking using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment; provides range of motion and passive exercise. Documents resident cares and behaviors according to Society policy, procedure and regulations.
What You'll Need
Completion and certification in an accredited nursing assistant training program and state approved medication aide course as required by state in which location is located – this may require a high school diploma or a GED – refer to state regulations.
Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit-
Division: NURSING SERVICES
Req ID: req49882