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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?
Browse our current job openings in your area.
For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior
generations in Americas heartland. We pride ourselves on being
resident focuses, encouraging employee to make smart, responsible
decisions that are in the best interest of individual
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 benefit from industry leading care,
our employees are offered competitive compensation, comprehensive
benefit packages, flexible scheduling, free meals and a place they
We offer comprehensive and competitive medical and dental
benefits. Our medical plans offer preventive care services, covered
prescription drug benefits, and large network of doctors and
hospitals to help you and your family improve or maintain your
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.
We encourage you to continue your professional development.
Americare will reimburse you for eligible tuition for approved
Certified Medication Aide
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.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Preparation and administration and documentation at appropriate
times of all medications other than parenteral unless licensed. May
be required to provide resident treatments as ordered by resident's
- Ability to provide direct physical and emotional care to
resident including, but not limited to, personal hygiene,
transferring, lifting, maintain records, confidentiality and
assistance with activities of daily living.
- Recognize and report in a timely manner any change in resident
condition to charge staff.
- Accurately observe record and report resident care, condition
or needs as well as concerns, food intake, output as ordered.
- Administer prescribed medications to residents and maintain
related medical records under supervision of licensed nurse.
Verified identity of resident receiving medication and records name
of drug, dosage and time of administration on specified forms or
- Presents medication and observes ingestion or other application
or administers medication using specified procedures. May be
required to administer tube feeding. Take vital signs or observes
resident to detect response to specified types of mediation and
prepares report or notifies supervisor of any unexpected reactions
or lack of such. Documents reasons prescribed medications or
treatments are not administered. May receive supply of ordered
medications and apportion, mix, or assemble drugs for
administration to resident. Responsible for counting and
documenting narcotics at beginning or end of shift.
- Support co-workers by providing assistance as needed or
requested in resident care.
- Report in timely manner any accidents or incidents involving
residents, staff, visitors.
- Communicate through report to staff on preceding and oncoming
- Admit and discharge or transfer residents with proper
documentation noted in nurses notes and complete of necessary and
- Must be able to work independently or with peers to provide
care of residents. Must be able to work eight (8) hour shifts
unless otherwise designated by supervisor. Must be able to provide
first aid as needed.
- Must be able to meet requirements of certified nursing
assistant as well as certified medication technician. Review both
- Valid driver's license and ability to meet company requirement
related to driving if required.
Indoor with adequate lighting and ventilation, carpet, tile,
concrete floors. May include outdoor or public activities or
attending recreational events with residents.
(In an 8 hour day: N=Never 0%, O= Occasional 1-33%, F=Frequent
34-66%, C=constant 67-100%) Part time or full time or PRN. Shifts
include day, evening and nights and weekends. Specific schedule
needs must be discussed and noted at time of hire. Changes in
schedule must be approved by director of nursing or
OSHA Exposure: Category 1, possibility of exposure on daily
basis. Required use of personal protective equipment Safety
Equipment: Gait belt, lumbar support, two man lift policy and use
of mechanical lifts in noted facilities.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Hours can vary and will be dependent on staff coverage on any
Some travel may be requested from time to time by your
Americare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Americare does not discriminate in employment opportunities,
decisions or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
genetics, national origin, age, mental or physical handicap or
disability, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by
law (may also be called "protected class"). In order to provide
equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals,
employment decisions at Americare will be based upon merit,
qualifications and abilities. Americare will also make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities,
unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Americare.
This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring,
job assignment, training, promotion, compensation, discipline,
termination, and access to benefits and training.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
Americare Senior Living is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer)
and drug-free workplace.