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Certified Medication Assistant, Assisted Living

Company: Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living and Memory Care
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Do you enjoy working in an environment where what you do matters? Do you want to go home each evening proud that you had a positive impact on someone's life that day? If yes, we are looking for you! You deserve more than just a paycheck; at Spectrum Retirement Communities you will have the opportunity to participate in:

Starting Salary: $16/hour

Job Type: Full Time/Part Time

Benefits:

Full Time Team Members

Medical and Dental - Choose between 2 competitive and comprehensive options for each
Vision
Life and AD&D - Basic coverage at no cost to you
Short Term Disability - Basic coverage at no cost to you
HSA or FSA Spending Accounts - Save the equivalent of your tax bracket for health or dependent day care expenses for both you and your dependents
Supplemental Insurance - Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Life and Dependent Life Coverage, and Identity Protection
Continuing Education Reimbursement

Part Time and Full Time Team Members

Competitive Salary
Quarterly performance wage increases
Employer Matched 401(k)
Paid Time Off
Holiday Pay
Employer Assistance Program - confidential resources and counseling at no cost to you
Perk Spot discount program for endless savings at restaurants, retailers, veterinary clinics, mortgage services, and so much more

Responsibilities:

The Medication Assistant assists in developing, coordinating, and performing the tasks on the service plan according to the resident's preferences and abilities. Familiarity and willingness to work with elderly population is essential for this role. Previous experience with medication assistance preferred.

Order, store and assist with medications according to community policy and procedure and current physician orders
Maintains and documents in the Medication Assistance Record
Provide resident assistance with daily activities in Assisted Living, Memory Care, or both
Document care given and daily notes adhering to community policies and procedures
Complete Incident Report form as per protocol for any unusual occurrence
Maintain current resident record for each resident including but not limited to, obtaining current physician orders, clarifying orders, alert, and monthly charting

Requirements:

Minimum requirement of high school diploma or equivalent
If under the age of 18 must provide proper work authorization (if applicable) Have to be 18
Insulin certified
Completes all state educational requirements pertaining to medication administration Proof of certification
Obtain and maintain First Aid certification, Heimlich Maneuver training; facilitated by Spectrum Retirement Communities
Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with our company policy and state mandates
A big smile, eagerness to learn, and compassion for our Residents

Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC and its affiliated companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers. We also participate in the E-Verify program, a service of DHS and SSA.

For more information, please visit https://spectrumretirement.com%5760218%

Keywords: Dougherty Ferry Assisted Living and Memory Care, St. Louis , Certified Medication Assistant, Assisted Living, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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