Certified Medication Aide - CMA (FT-Days)
New Underwood, SD
Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 yrs of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment. Show YOU care, join us today! Certified Medication Aide - CMA (FT-Days) Location: 7740 - GSS New Underwood 412 S MadisonNew Underwood, South Dakota, 57761-0327United States Employment Type: Full time Hourly: 14.00 - 15.46 Sign On Bonus: $2000.00 Shift: Day Good Samaritan Society New Underwood Skilled Nursing Facility is accepting applications for a full time Certified Medication Aide. We are offering a $2,000.00 sign on bonus which will be paid out quarterly over a 12-month period. Must be a current CNA and hold the SD Medication Aide certification. Starting pay for Medication Aides ranges from $14.00 to $15.46 (depending on background). While the most important role is passing medications, the selected individual may at times be assigned to serve in a CNA role. This position is for Day shifts twelve hours per shift. This position would require every other weekend. Generous benefits plan offered the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment with full time status (average at least 30 hours per week). We support your professional growth by offering Staff Education Loan and Scholarship Programs. This position qualifies for South Dakota's - Rural Healthcare Assistance Program. Position details As a Certified Medication Aide at the Good Samaritan Society, your central focus will be to ensure that residents receive the right medications at the right time in the right form. You'll be responsible for proper medication dosage, medication monitoring and appropriate medication storage. What's in it for you: You will work in a faith-based organization with daily devotions and prayer before meetings (if you choose to participate). And you'll be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team. Just ask our employees - it's what they love most about their role at the Society. That, and our opportunities for advancement. You're a good fit if: You bring a smile to work every day, have a good work ethic, are a team member and have a compassionate nature. What you'll do: You'll help take the lead on medication distribution, storage and disposal, and help with other daily care needs of residents. You'll document missed medications, errors and when medication is accidentally dropped. You'll follow up with residents to ensure appropriate observation and documentation of response to medications. You'll take ownership of the medication storage areas, meeting health standards at all times. You'll keep a watchful eye over resident health, and help as needed with transferring, repositioning and walking using correct and appropriate techniques and equipment. You'll help residents to meals and promote a positive dining background. You'll assist as needed with personal care, including bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing, obtaining vitals signs and offering psychosocial support. You're qualified for this position if: You meet all requirements outlined below. Throughout our organization, we aim to fulfill the most basic of human needs: to feel loved, valued and at peace. Join us by applying today. Requirements Completion and certification in an accredited nursing assistant training program and state approved medication aide course as required by state in which location is located - this may require a high-school diploma or a GED - refer to state regulations. Basic expertise to communicate and comprehend; expertise to measure and comprehend certain quantities; knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered. The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying employees. The variety of benefits include: health benefits, a retirement program, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit: https://www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits Good Samaritan Society New Underwood, located in a small community eighteen miles East of Rapid City, South Dakota on I-90, provides loving longterm care, memory care, post-acute rehabilitation services, and hospice care to 41 Residents in a Christian environment. All applicants who are qualified will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic details, marital status or other protected status. For more details including state-specific protections, please visit: https://www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action req24659 All qualified applicants will recieve consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic details, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status.
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