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Medication Aide $4K Sign On

Company: Springdale Health and Rehab
Location: Springdale
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Working with us means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on our patients' lives each and every day. - Unlike the typical hospital setting, our facility offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from many different conditions. As you care for and help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.We are searching for a qualified and self-motivated Medication Assistant, Certified to join our medical 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, either prescription or non-prescription, to patients.
  • 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.Qualifications:
    • Must be, as a minimum, a Medication Assistant, Certified (MAC)
    • Must possess a valid and current certificate in Medication Administration for State
    • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care
    • Must be a minimum of twenty (20) years of age
    • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care
    • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English
    • Must have patience, tact, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude toward the elderly and disabled
    • Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions and Physical and Sensory Requirements for All Job FunctionsWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Keywords: Springdale Health and Rehab, Springdale , Medication Aide $4K Sign On, Other , Springdale, Arkansas

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