Certified Medication Assistant ***$1000 HIRING BONUS*** in Sioux Falls, SD at The Goodman Group

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to provide each of your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services accordance with the resident's assessment and care plan, and as may be directed by your supervisors.

Essential Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities
Personal Nursing Functions

1. Provide direct resident care and assist residents with in activities of daily living including dressing, eating, grooming, communicating, ambulation, toileting, and personal hygiene.

2. Answer resident call lights and bells, determine and address their request.

3. Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.

4. Prepare and administer medications according to health care provider instructions and within the scope of the license.

5. Responsible for the resident's environment so that it is comfortable and safe.

6. Maintain, label, and store personal care items (toothbrush, hairbrush, shampoo, etc.)

7. Assist residents in preparing and transporting for medical tests (e.g. lab work, x?ray, therapy, dental, etc.) and activity programs.

8. Perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed.

Job Requirements

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism. Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and potentially hostile people within the facility. Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.

Must be a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant and a licensed Medication Assistant in accordance with laws of this state.


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