• Certified Medication Aide- PT

    Countryside Living
    Job Description

    We are searching for qualified and self-motivated Certified Medication Aides to join our assisted living facility. You will perform a variety of patient care duties including administering medication, reporting changes, collecting samples, and recording medication dosages.

    The ideal medication aide will be extremely detail-oriented and possess in-depth knowledge of patient care procedures. Providing excellent patient care is a vital part of this job, which is why excellent communication and interpersonal skills are needed.

    Responsibilities:

    • Deliver routine daily medications to residents.

    • Coordinate with different nurses to assist with patient care and medications.

    • Follow written or verbal instructions on how to manage medications.

    • Record medication dosages and times.

    • Observe patients and document changes in their condition.

    • Gather samples for analysis.

    • Ensure equipment is routinely inspected and cleaned.

    • Uphold all health and safety standards.

    • Respond to patient emergency call signals, bells, or intercom systems to identify patient needs.

    • Assist with resident’s activities of daily living.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Other responsibilities may include:

    • Preparing dining rooms and tables.

    • Serve meals using standards to maintain sanitation and quality.

    • Light housekeeping.

    Experience:

    • High school diploma or relevant qualification.

    • Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    • Good understanding of medical and pharmacological terminology.

    • Certified medication aide preferred, but willing to train the right candidate.

    Applications available online or stop by our facility at 2100 N Wisconsin St

    Job Type: Part-Time
    Shifts: 2:30 – 10:30 pm

    Applicants may be subject to full background check and drug screening prior to hire

    Countryside Living Assisted and Independent Facility
    2100 N Wisconsin St
    Mitchell, SD 57301
    605-996-1991

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