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Medication Aide Memory Care - NOC Shift

Company: Prestige Care, Inc
Location: Chico
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Position Details:

Status: Full-Time/Part-Time/On-Call

Shift: Day/Evening/NOC

Schedule: Various

Working Hours Start: Various

Working Hours End: Various

What does a Medication Aide do?

You will be providing medication services and direct resident care, assist in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for residents. You will help our residents with activities of daily living, housekeeping, laundry and other daily chores.

Why join the Prestige Care Family in the Medication Aide role and what can we offer you?

  • See the impact of your expertise and care by interacting with our residents on a daily basis.
  • Collaborate with a strong team of health care providers, all while working in a home-like setting.
  • The ability to bring pure joy, security and community to our residents and their families.
  • Our 35+ year old, family-owned and operated organization (with over 80 locations in 8 states) means we aren't too small, but not too big. You are known here.
  • We have a defined, strong promote-from-within culture. If you want to move up, and you have the drive to build a career in the health care space, you have a home here.
  • Many of our communities have deficiency free surveys and win national quality care awards - join the award-winning team!

In this job, every day you will

  1. Responsible for the daily operation of the medication room and medication services as directed by the Health Services Director (HSD) and in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.

  2. Processes physician medication and treatment orders in accordance with state regulations and the nurse practice act.

  3. Administers and assists with the self-administration of routine and non-routine medications in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.

  4. Completes simple treatments and monitors residents as directed by the health service director in accordance with physician orders, state regulations and the nurse practice act.

  5. Maintains accurate records of medication and treatment services provided or omitted, including controlled substances in each resident's clinical record.

  6. Reports and records changes in resident condition, incidents and accidents to HSD, physician and family member as indicated under the direction of the HSD. Completes all incident forms.

  7. Assists in lifting, moving and transporting residents using proper body mechanics or assistive devices as directed by the resident's cooperative service plan.

Education & Experience you need to qualify:

  • You will need a high school diploma or GED with one or more years of personal care experience with older adults preferred or as required by state regulations.
  • You must hold state required medication pass certification or other required certification, complete state required delegation and/or training requirements, and successfully complete the medication pass competency.
  • You must have word processing skills and have a current CPR certification, First Aid training, and Food Handlers permit as required by state regulations.

Ways you can advance beyond the Medication Aide role:

Once you master this role, you could consider the Lead Medication Aide, Resident Care Coordinator, Expressions Director, or Executive Director jobs with Prestige Care.

EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED - At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different.

Are you or someone in your life looking for a new job? Attend a hiring event wherever you are!

Prestige Assisted Living at Chico is hosting a virtual hiring event on Wednesday, June 9th from 11 AM to 1 PM! Learn more about a healthcare career with us and video chat with a hiring authority!

We are hiring for Personal Care Attendants, Medication Aides, Housekeepers, Cooks, and more!

Register for the event here: https://bit.ly/3uJ7CJv.

Information About Prestige Assisted Living at Chico Located at 1351 E. Lassen Avenue in Chico, CA, Prestige Assisted Living at Chico has 51 apartments of assisted living, as well as 16 units of memory care. If you are looking for the highest quality of healthcare communities or care centers to work for, you won't find anyone better in the local area. PAL at Chico has enjoyed a string of unbelievably high performance. In 2018, it was one of only a small handful of state of California communities/care centers to win the "Bronze" award through the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living. Then in 2019, it won the "Silver" award through the same agency, in addition to achieving a deficiency-free survey through the state of California. The community has an award-wining memory care family, a true home/family-like feel and some terrific longevity in our staff. There is a strong commitment to a coaching and democratic leadership style at Chico so team members are empowered to come to work, learn, and offer the best in care. We offer a fun and family-like atmosphere where all team members create a bond with each other, and most importantly, our residents. All of our team members act with our core value of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect in mind and do whatever we can to be the best caregivers we can be. If working in a home-like setting, with a strong team atmosphere, and with a national award-winning employer that has a great promote-from-within culture, then Prestige Assisted Living at Chico is the place for you. Who Is Prestige Care/Prestige Senior Living? Prestige Care is a family of over 75 skilled nursing + post-acute care centers, as well as assisted living and memory care communities in 8 Western states. We are an organization of over 5,000 team members who serve thousands of residents, where we have the privilege of personally touching their lives every day. We have four core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect that guide everything that we do. With a strong commitment to career development and advancement, Prestige Care is a employer that can help you achieve your career goals and objectives. With a healthcare career at Prestige Care, you will enjoy a collaborative, team-oriented environment where your work truly matters at the end of every day.

Keywords: Prestige Care, Inc, Chico , Medication Aide Memory Care - NOC Shift, Other , Chico, California

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