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Good Samaritan Society Senior Living Medication Aide Part Time in Ottumwa, Iowa

Location: Good Samaritan Society Ottumwa
Address: 2035 Chester Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501-3798 USA
Employment Type: Part-Time
Shift: Various Shifts Available

Job Summary

  • This is a Part Time position including every other weekend

  • Shifts are between 800 p.m. to 300 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, Tuesday from 400 p.m. to 815 p.m. and every other weekend from 645 a.m. to 145 p.m.

  • Team orientated environment and culture, with opportunities for growth

  • This Part Time position offers great benefits; Paid Holidays, PTO, 401k w/match, Health, Dental, Vision, and many more

  • We are now conducting virtual interviews to provide safety to our residents and staff members. Support your community and apply today!

Job Responsibilities

  • This position provides care and services such as medication administration, healthcare services, activities of daily living assistance and other duties, as assigned, in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards and procedures

  • Assists residents with self-administration of medications; may administer medications with proper training

  • Provides the right medication to the right person at the right time in the right dose and by the right route ensuring all changes in medication are responded to in a timely manner

  • Stores medications correctly, cleans and locks med cart or other storage system

  • Follows location policy for missed medications, accidentally dropped or spit out by the resident, and medication errors

  • Follows procedures for documentation, including narcotics sign out

  • Follows up with observation and documentation of resident response to medication received

  • Provides care and services according to resident service plan

Qualifications

  • Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job

  • A high school diploma or GED is required for administration of medication in some states– refer to state regulations

  • A current certificate from an approved medication management course is required or the applicant will need to take and pass a medication management course upon hire.

  • Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities

  • Must be able to speak read and write in English and be able to articulate clearly and audibly

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time 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

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

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Division: UNIVERSAL WORKER
Req ID: req51946

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