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Certified Medication Aide - CMA
The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society • Kearney, NE
Posted 29 days ago
Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.
Show YOU care, join us today!
Location: 5090 - GSS St Luke's
2201 E 32nd St
Kearney, Nebraska, 68847-3929
Employment Type: Full-time or Part-time
Hourly: 12.50 - 13.47
Shift: Days, Evenings, Nights
As a Certified Medication Aide at the Good Samaritan Society, your central focus will be to ensure that residents receive the right medications at the right time in the right form. You'll be responsible for proper medication dosage, medication monitoring and appropriate medication storage.
What's in it for you: You will work in a faith-based organization with daily devotions and prayer before meetings (if you choose to participate). And you'll be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team. Just ask our employees - it's what they love most about their role at the Society. That, and our opportunities for advancement.
You're a good fit if: You bring a smile to work every day, have a good work ethic, are a team player and have a compassionate nature.
What you'll do: You'll help take the lead on medication distribution, storage and disposal, and help with other daily care needs of residents. You'll document missed medications, errors and when medication is accidentally dropped. You'll follow up with residents to ensure appropriate observation and documentation of response to medications. You'll take ownership of the medication storage areas, meeting health standards at all times.
You'll keep a watchful eye over resident health, and help as needed with transferring, repositioning and walking using correct and appropriate techniques and equipment. You'll help residents to meals and promote a positive dining experience. You'll assist as needed with personal care, including bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, obtaining vitals signs and offering psychosocial support.
You're qualified for this position if: You meet all qualifications outlined below.
Throughout our organization, we aim to fulfill the most basic of human needs: to feel loved, valued and at peace. Join us by applying today.
Completion and certification in an accredited nursing assistant training program and state approved medication aide course as required by state in which location is located - this may require a high school diploma or a GED - refer to state regulations.
Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying employees. The variety of benefits include: health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit: https://www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits
This opening is for part-time or full-time days, part-time or full-time evenings, or full-time overnights. Weekend/holiday rotation schedule is required. Offered benefits include but are not limited to paid holidays, paid time off, available health, dental, vision insurance, 401K, and a Verizon Wireless discount. Shift differentials for evenings and overnights.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit: https://www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action
All qualified applicants will recieve consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status.