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Medication Technician

Company: Good Samaritan Society
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided over 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Facility: GSS MN Robbinsdale

Location: Robbinsdale, MN

Address: 3815 W Broadway Ave, Robbinsdale, MN 55422, USA

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Schedule: Part time

Weekly Hours: 24. 00

Starting Rate: $17.22 for TMA / $15.97 for CNA

Pay Info: Additional pay with experience

Department Details

Good Samaritan Society - Specialty Care Community provides post-acute rehabilitation services in both our young adult and geriatric communities following a hospitalization or serious illness, we also provide care for Memory, Behavioral, and Huntingtins.

Specialty Care Community has been recognized as a recipient of the Silver Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care from the American Health Care Association.

Our 3 floors are separated into 2 self-contained wings each that house 15 residents all with private rooms that include wheelchair/lift accessible shower and toilet, dining area, and nurses station

Please take a minute to view this video about our facility;



This role will see you working from 6:30am to 3:00pm with every other weekend/holiday rotations

Job Summary

The Medication Assistant (MA) serves as caregiver who provides resident-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to assigned residents under the supervision of a charge nurse. Knowledge of and delivers age-appropriate care related to the physical and psychological needs of the resident as per plan of care. Provides assistance with basic health care needs including daily living activities that may include, but are not limited to, bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining and recording vital signs, and providing psycho-social support and other personal care to assigned resident. May assist the resident in transferring, re-positioning, and walking using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment and provides range of motion and passive exercises. Completes tasks related to food preparation and dining, while creating a positive dining experience for the resident. May assist residents with meals and snacks; provide water and supplements as appropriate.

If needed, may aid providers and nursing staff members with procedures. Administers prescribed medications as delegated by a licensed nurse and within their scope of practice as defined by state regulations. Documents the outcomes related to resident care, medication administration, behavior, activity, and dietary. Communicates changing condition, medication follow-up and care related concerns/responses to the charge nurse. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens and gathers vital signs. Provides housekeeping and laundry services to assist residents with keeping living areas clean and operational. Provides assistance and documentation with wellness and recreational programs and encourages residents to participate. May participate in departmental/organization committees and task forces as needed.

Qualifications

High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.

Minimum age of 18 preferred. Prior clinical or nursing assistant experience in long-term care preferred.

Satisfactorily completes yearly department specific competency testing and maintains a record of continuing education credits for each year. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education are required annually based on state requirements. Maintains all department specific required certifications. When applicable, may need a valid driver's license and auto insurance.

North Dakota and Iowa: Require Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification with the State Board of Nursing. CNA certification must be maintained with the State Board of Nursing. Successful completion of a state-approved Certified Medication Aide/Assistant course once CNA certification is obtained.

Minnesota: Must have nursing assistant certification, have completed the 75-hour course and be registered with the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry. Successful completion of a state-approved Trained Medication Assistant course.

South Dakota: Must successfully complete the state approved Certified Medication Aide (CMA) course. CMA certification must be maintained with the State Board of Nursing.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-###-#### or send an email to ...@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0096210

Job Function: Nursing

Featured: No
Associated topics: advanced practice registered nurse, arnp, arnp c, bsn, clinical, clinical nurse, family, fnp, ob, practice

Keywords: Good Samaritan Society, Minneapolis , Medication Technician, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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