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Medication Aide

Company: Creekside Alzheimer's Special Care Center
Location: Pearland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Who are We?As a JEA Senior Living community and certified Great Place to Work, we are an established and dedicated senior living care provider, where every team member takes great pride and responsibility in creating Meaningful Moments for our residents. We strive to make each resident interaction positive, meaningful, and unique to them. Through an in-depth understanding of our resident's life stories, we are able to Honor their Experience of Aging and create an environment that feels just like home.If you are interested in building your health care career, providing holistic care for our residents and their families, and would like to see what our community has to offer, apply online and join our amazing team. Certified by our employees as a Great Place to Work for our 2nd Year in a row! 93% of our associates shared "My work has special meaning; this is not "just a job." 95% of our associates shared "People celebrate around here" 94% of our associates shared "I'm proud to tell others I work here" 91% of our associates shared "People care about each other here"Apply via our Indeed ad or Visit our Careers Page to see other available opportunities.Questions about the application process? Come visit us and our staff will be happy to assist youJob Highlights Generous PTO Policy An employee engaged Scheduling system Employee Appreciation events; Attendance Programs, New employee Referral Program Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits 401K Retirement PlanMinimum Eligibility Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent preferred Minimum of 1 year previous experience as Caregiver for the elderly in a residential or long-term care settingMust be able to read, write and speak English to communicate effectively with residents, families, visitors, and other staff membersMust be able to perform job duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodationMust complete Medication Aide training (and certification in states where required)Essential Functions:Provides medication assistance for residents in accordance with state regulations and company policy including; pouring, preparing, assisting with administration, and documentation Assists in maintaining the medication cart and storage room in a neat and orderly mannerAccepts responsibility for accurate medication counts and for security of the medication cart and medication storage room for assigned shiftsMay be called upon to assist residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, eating, transferring, and mobility, as neededEngages residents in meaningful conversation, socialization, and activity while providing personal care and medication assistanceResponds to all resident needs and/or requests for care promptly, and provides or obtains assistance with care as necessaryUpholds Residents' Rights at all timesSupports and upholds all company policies and care philosophyObserves residents for changes in physical, emotional, mental, or behavioral condition, unusual symptoms, medication side effects, accidents, injuries, or unusual occurrences, and reports promptly to a licensed nurseCompletes all documentation such as medication administration records, incident reports, change of condition reports, and behavior tracking, as requested, and in a timely manner Assists in the dining room during resident meal times as neededEncourages residents to participate in scheduled activities and outings, and provides residents with opportunities for self expression and enhanced self esteem through spontaneous individual or small group interaction and activity May be called upon to assist with Caregiver housekeeping responsibilities

Keywords: Creekside Alzheimer's Special Care Center, Pearland , Medication Aide, Other , Pearland, Texas

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