Immanuel Care Partner (Medication & CNA) - Multiple Shifts and Schedules - The Shores in Pleasant Hill, Iowa
The primary role of the Care Partner - AL position is to provide Christ – centered support and assistance to residents allowing them to enjoy their highest level of independence while receiving the necessary care and service to meet their changing needs. The Care Partner – AL provides resident care services and administration of medications which includes charting, reporting and monitoring resident’s condition. The Care Partner – AL is required to be Certified Nurse Assistant/Aides and Certified Medication Aides in addition to their responsibilities. Supports and lives out Immanuel’s Mission and CHRIST Promises.
Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job
Offers resident assistance in personal care, health maintenance and daily activities of living such as bathing, grooming, dressing, transfers, ambulation, toileting and serving of meals and laundry.
Provides assistance to and from activities, appointments in accordance with service agreement while encouraging as much independence as appropriate for each individual.
Administers medication as requested by the resident and in accordance with Iowa/Nebraska regulations governing the provision of medications by the Medication Aide-40/50 hour certification.
Performs accurate reporting and documentation in the electronic health care software using established procedures, policies and standards of Immanuel and State guidelines. Information may include, but is not limited to vital signs, weight, behavior and mobility.
Documents resident incidents, accidents, emergencies or unusual behavior. Completes administrative duties required or as requested such as copying and faxing.
Maintains a safe and clean environment.
Follows procedures for proper equipment use, infection control, disaster plans, per policy and regulatory guidelines.
Maintain registry requirements as determined by the medication act and Iowa/Nebraska Assisted Living Regulations including education hours, in-services, and/or reporting.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
High school graduate or equivalent is required.
Certified Medication Aide (MA) including completion of 40 hour minimum state approved course.
Certified Nurse’s Aide is required.
Active member in good standing on the state Medication Aide (MA) Registry is required.
One (1) year of general work experience is required.
Work-related experience is desired.
Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct resident contact.
Basic Life Support (BLS) current certification or ability to obtain certification within 60 days of hire is required.
KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-
Knowledge of physical, mental, spiritual, and social needs of the senior and/or frail elderly population and their families.
Ability to prepare and administer medication and treatments accurately and timely.
Knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices in a care giving function.
Skilled in effective and appropriate written communication.
Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with residents, co-workers, family members, and management.
Knowledge of medical terminology, instruments and equipment and how to use and maintain them.
Ability to appropriately use equipment, facilities, and materials to do certain work.
Ability to chart via Electronic Medical Records.
Ability to exhibit high standard of ethics, accountability and responsibility.
Ability to take initiative and demonstrate personal traits of high level of motivation.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally; clear and concise, make eye contact, pleasantly greet people, and use tact and diplomacy in interactions at all levels.
Ability to place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.
Ability to work shifts as posted and/or required.
Proven experience and basic computer proficiency (internet, email, Microsoft Office).
Posting Title: Care Partner (Medication & CNA) - Multiple Shifts and Schedules - The Shores
Job ID: 2021-4336
External Company URL: www.immanuel.com
Street: 1500 Edgewater Dr