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Med Aide-Part Time

Company: Agemark
Location: Fort Madison
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Kensington in Fort Madison, IA is hiring for a Part-Time Med Aide! We are Agemark Senior Living Communities and for the third consecutive year, we are certified #12 in Fortune Best Workplaces for Aging Services 2021! In this Part-Time Med Aide position, you'll be responsible for providing medication to residents and following procedures and statutes regarding dispensing medication, recording, and observing for side effects. You'll be working with the elderly and helping to oversee nursing services. Work to create an environment you would want for YOUR own loved one! Part-Time Med Aide position details: As a Med Aide, the core of your job will be to provide medications, document in the EMR system, watch for side effects and assist residents with ADLs within a healthcare environment.

  • Provide medications for another person according to the Five Rights. Knowledge of medication, dosage, and terminology.
  • Record medication provision. Proficient computer skills needed. 40-hour medication course or higher education required. Passed Med Tech Test and be listed on Registry.
  • Observe, monitor, report, and otherwise take appropriate actions regarding desired side effects, interactions, and contraindications associated with the medication.
  • Dispense oral; sublingual, buccal, oral sprays, inhalation, including inhalers, nebulizers, and oxygen inhalation, topical application of sprays, creams, ointments, lotions and patches, instillation by drops, ointments, or sprays into the eyes, ears, and nose.
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living as outlined in the resident service plan and within the parameters of State and Federal regulations.
  • Display willingness to be instructed regarding agency policy and procedures for medication administration; evaluated regarding routine medication administration, PRN medication administration, and extra activities by a licensed health care professional.
  • Timely reporting to the licensed health care professional with any questions about resident's medication or health. Maintain confidentiality about residents, prospective residents, facility operations and personnel.
  • Integrity, accuracy, problem solving, and communication needed at all levels. IOWA law states: Medication aides must have completed a department-approved medication aide or medication manager course along with passing the subsequent examination before giving medication to our residents. Assessment of Medication Aide must be conducted by a licensed health care professional.We believe in taking care of our employees by offering:
    • Competitive earnings
    • Dental and Vision benefits including paid life insurance
    • 401k match of 50% up to the first 6%
    • PTO Accrual on DAY 1
    • Double pay on Holidays
    • Employee Assistance program
    • Tuition Reimbursement along with licensure and certification coverage
    • Professional Development courses
    • Free meals 1x a day during your shift
    • Membership with company discounts. 20%-70% off on tickets, hotels, car rentals, travel, groceries, wellness, and wireless
    • Referral bonusesSince 1987, at Agemark, we believe people heal and grow best when they feel like part of a loving family. It's the foundation for our approach to senior care and it's also how we choose, train, and care for our staff emphasizing growth and whole-person wellness. Experience matters. Learning from it gives you perspective and wisdom. Agemark Senior Living Communities embraces FOUR core values: Professionalism, Commitment, Integrity, and Compassion. If you believe in doing what feels right, advocate for our elderly community, and want to be part of our Great Place to Work, we would love to hear from you. We are in the fastest growing industry. Apply with us at www.agemark.com and be a part of our organization where it's our job to create a purposeful life for our loved ones and be the change we all want to see in our world. EOE. IND2

Keywords: Agemark, Davenport , Med Aide-Part Time, Other , Fort Madison, Iowa

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