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Certified Medication Aide ALF

Company: Americare Senior Living
Location: Warrensburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About Americare

For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America's heartland. We pride ourselves on being resident focused, encouraging employees to make smart, responsible decisions that are in the best interest of individual residents.

Why belong with our Americare team?

Every employee company-wide is a valued part of the organization, dedicated to their commitment and passion of creating a person-centered home environment for each resident - truly making a difference in the lives they touch.Each individual facility is a vibrant part of the communities they serve. While our resident benefits from industry leading care, our employees are offered competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit packages, flexible scheduling, free meals and a place they can belong.

Health Plans

We offer comprehensive and competitive medical and dental benefits. Our medical plans offer preventive care services, covered prescription drug benefits, and a large network of doctors and hospitals to help you and your family improve or maintain your health.

Well Being

Our culture supports team members wherever they are on their health and well-being journey. We offer tools and resources such as Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund.

Paid Time Off

The flexibility of Paid Time Off (PTO) lets you set your own priorities. Use PTO for any number of your life events.

Tuition Reimbursement

We encourage you to continue your professional development. Americare will reimburse you for eligible tuition for approved courses.

Are you looking to have fun while making a difference in someone's life?

Who We Are

At Americare we make a difference in the everyday lives of others and we are proud of the work we do. We have created communities that embrace our team members like family. We have a culture of recognition, empowerment and a side of fun. Our senior living communities are places where excellence thrives and that we call home. Americare has earned both the 2020 Customer Approved and Employee Approved awards from Lincoln, Nebraska-based healthcare-intelligence firm NRC Health! We provide competitive compensation with annual performance wage rate increases.

A few of our benefit highlights:

  • Access to wages daily
  • Vaccines for employees
  • Free meal per shift
  • Bonus Incentives
  • Tuition assistance
  • Vacation/Paid Time Off/Holiday Pay
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurances
  • Free Professional Employee Coaching
  • 401(k) plan with company contributions
  • Advancement Opportunities

Interested in joining the Americare Family?

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Certified Medication Technician

Certified Medication Aide

About Americare

For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America's heartland. Men and women who have served sons and daughters, grandchildren, neighbors and their country in countless ways both small and great. Now it's our turn to help. We consider it a privilege to serve those who have passed on to us, "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

At the heart of every Americare community is a philosophy of person centered care. This philosophy guides every decision we make. Person centered care comes alive in our communities and truly makes a difference in the lives of our residents, their families and our co workers. Over 90% of Americare employees would recommend their community as a great place to work.

To be fully considered applicants must include resume with their salary expectations.

Opportunity

Our Certified Medication Aide is an employee certified to administer medications, in accordance with state and federal laws, under the supervision of licensed staff to residents within Americare assisted living facilities. Provide residents with direct care to assure quality of life in a home like environment while offering additional support to family and visitors. Maintains professional behavior while functioning as an interdisciplinary team member meeting state and federal guidelines.

Essential Duties include the following:

  • Administers prescribed medications to residents and maintains related medical records under supervision of licensed nurse.
  • Verifies identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug and dosage and time of administration on specified forms or records such as MAR.
  • Presents medication to resident and observes ingestion or other application, or administers medication, using specified procedures.
  • Takes vital signs or observes resident to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notified designated personnel of unexpected reactions.
  • Documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered. Gives direct patient care, such as bathing, dressing

Benefits of Joining our Team

  • Opportunity to work with a professional team in a growing industry
  • A team with a high level of energy, integrity and motivation to succeed
  • Competitive compensation and a great benefit package including 401(k)
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Medical and dental insurance

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school graduate and minimum age of 18 years of age

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Completion Certified Medication Technician or Med Level One course and obtain certification in current state
  • Training to obtain Med Level One course certification

We offer employees access to wages on demand

Keywords: Americare Senior Living, Independence , Certified Medication Aide ALF, Other , Warrensburg, Missouri

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