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Med Aide-Full Time

Company: Agemark
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Evergreen Inn in Vancouver, WA is hiring for a Full-Time Med Aide! We are Agemark Senior Living Communities and for the fourth consecutive year; we are certified #22 in Fortune Best Workplaces for Aging Services 2022! In this Full-Time Med Aide position, you'll provide medication to residents and follow procedures and statutes regarding dispensing medication, recording and observing for side effects. You'll be working with the elderly and helping to oversee nursing services. Work to create an environment you would want for YOUR own loved one!Full-Time Med Aide position details: As a Med Aide, the core of your job will be to provide medications, document in the EMR system, watch for side effects, and assist residents with ADLs within a healthcare environment.Provide medications for another person according to the Five Rights. Knowledge of medication, dosage, and terminology.Record medication provision. Proficient computer skills are needed. 40-hour medication course or higher education required. Passed Med Tech Test and be listed on Registry.Observe, monitor, report, and otherwise take actions regarding desired side effects, interactions, and contraindications associated with the medication.Dispense oral; sublingual, buccal, oral sprays, inhalation, including inhalers, nebulizers, and oxygen inhalation, topical application of sprays, creams, ointments, lotions, and patches, instillation by drops, ointments, or sprays into the eyes, ears, and nose.Assist residents with activities of daily living as outlined in the resident service plan and within the parameters of State and Federal regulations.Display willingness to be instructed regarding agency policy and medication administration procedures; evaluated routine medication administration, PRN medication administration, and extra activities by a licensed health care professional.Timely report to the licensed health care professional with questions about the resident's medication or health. Maintain confidentiality about residents, prospective residents, facility operations, and personnel.Integrity, accuracy, problem-solving, and communication are needed at all levels.Pay range is $18.00-$20.00 an hour.A licensed healthcare professional must conduct an assessment of the Medication Aide.We believe in taking care of our employees by offering comprehensive benefits:Choice of two health and dental plans, vision, employer-paid life, and many voluntary programsHSA with employer contribution401(k) savings plan with a company match of 50% up to the first 6%PTO Accrual on day oneCompany-provided Employee Assistance ProgramDouble pay on HolidaysShoes for Crews discount programEducation assistance through a partnership with Bellevue University up to $10,500.00Licensure and certification at company expenseEmployee Perks and Discount Programs including savings on hotels, rental cars, travel, entertainment, streaming services, electronics, eCommerce, and so much moreProfessional Development courses with opportunities for career advancementReferral bonuses and recognition programsComplimentary Will, POA, Advanced Directive, & Living Trust Services-Mutual of OmahaWorldwide Travel AssistanceA Certified Great Place to Work that provides a fun and respectful workplaceSince 1987, at Agemark, we believe people heal and grow best when they feel like part of whole-person wellness involving mind, body, and spirit! It's the foundation for our approach to senior care and it's also how we choose, train, and care for our team. Agemark Senior Living Communities embraces FOUR core values: Professionalism, Commitment, Integrity, and Compassion. If you believe in doing what feels right, advocate for our elderly community, and want to be part of our Great Place to Work, we would love to hear from you. We are in the fastest-growing industry. Be a part of our organization where it's our job to create a purposeful life for our loved ones and be the change we all want to see in our world. EOE.IND1

Keywords: Agemark, Vancouver , Med Aide-Full Time, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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