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Trained Medication Aide - LTC

Company: Essentia Health
Location: Virginia
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Essentia Health as a Trained Medication Aide! In this role you will be able to: -Responsible for providing direct patient care to skilled nursing facility residents and for servicing the needs of residents in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort, within the scope of the nursing assistant role. -Provides personal hygiene care, assists with providing for nutritional needs, recognized and deals with the problems of the aging process, recognizes and promptly report changes in resident condition to shift nurses, and maintains a safe, clean, attractive, and neat environment for the residents. -Must be aware of and prevent the abuse of vulnerable adults in the care of the Essentia Health skilled nursing facility. -Maintains awareness of safety issues and strives to accomplish all responsibilities in a safe manner. Identifies safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective actions. -This position also works as a team member in the nursing department, administering medications to residents as ordered by the physician, under direct supervision of the nurse on duty. -Other tasks include keeping proper care records, reporting any changes in resident condition, and interacting with internal and external customers in a professional manger while ensuring resident safety.Education Qualifications:FTE available: Flex 0.6 - 0.9 (24hrs to 36hrs/ week)Our benefits are exceptional and include:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life and Accident Insurance
  • 401K employer contribution
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition reimbursement Like nowhere else:https://vimeo.com/284233541 Be part of something big -- you will contribute to meeting the mission and values of Essentia Health.Come work with us! Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!Licensure/Certification Qualifications:Requirements:
    • Must have a minimum of 6 months satisfactory work in a nursing assistant position in the facility
    • Previous experience in long term care preferred
    • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification or the ability to become certified within 3 months from date of hire
    • Current and in good standing on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry
    • Trained Medication Administrator Certification We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.FTE0.6Shift RotationFTE Flex D/E/N (United States of America)Shift Start TimeVariesShift End TimeVariesWeekendsYesHolidaysYesUnionVA Hospital AFSCME Service Workers (VAHOSPAIDE) Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.Essentia Health EEO:Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) at EssentiaIt is our policy to afford EEO to all individuals, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, military service or veteran status, culture, socio-economic status, status with regard to public assistance, and other factors not related to qualifications, including employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other category as defined by law.

Keywords: Essentia Health, Duluth , Trained Medication Aide - LTC, Other , Virginia, Minnesota

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