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Medication Aide - HCA/CNA/NAR/NAC - Day

Company: Prestige Care, Inc.
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

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What does a Medication Aide HCA/CNA/NAR/NAC 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. We look for those who have the Home Care Aide (HCA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR), or Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) background in this role.

Why join the Prestige Care Family in the Medication Aide HCA/CNA/NAR/NAC 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. Take your background as a Home Care Aide (HCA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR), or Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) and serve those residents that live in our community!

4. 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.

5. 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.

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

7. 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.

8. 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.

* Home Care Aide (HCA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR), or Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) certification in hand, preferred.

Ways you can advance beyond the HCA/CNA/NAR/NAC 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. We also have many additional Home Care Aide (HCA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR), or Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) roles on the skilled nursing side of our business.

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.

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Information About Olympic Alzheimers Residence

Located at 3025 14th Ave. NW in beautiful Gig Harbor, WA, Olympic Alzheimers Residence (OAR) is a 30 apartment all memory care community the is licensed for 60 beds. If you are looking for the highest quality of healthcare communities or care centers, you won’t find anyone better. OAR has had many of it’s leaders be promoted into regional and corporate roles, and have enjoyed many recent deficiency free surveys (2018, 2019). Not only have they had these exceptional survey results, many leaders at OAR have won Washington Health Care Association state awards recently, including the “Executive Director of the Year,” as well as the “Red Carpet Award” In addition, OAR has won multiple national quality care awards including the “Bronze” (2018) and “Silver” (2019 – the only care center in the state of Washington to obtain this award) awards through the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living.

The culture of a OAR is one of high performance, supportive, and one that is all about teamwork. All managers at the community is available and present at all times to support the team. By working at OAR, you would be enjoying a strong coaching leadership style, a supportive environment, and one in which you are empowered to own your role, and joy opportunities for career advancement.

If working in a home-like setting, in a strong team atmosphere, and with a national award-winning employer that has a strong promote-from-within culture, then Olympic Alzheimers Residence is the place for you.

Who Is Prestige Care?

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., Lakewood , Medication Aide - HCA/CNA/NAR/NAC - Day, Other , Lakewood, Washington

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