Certified Medication Assistant
Company: Ascension Health
Posted on: June 18, 2022
We Are Hiring: Sign on bonus available for Full time
ShiftsTitle: Certified Medication Assistant CMASchedule: Mulitple
ShiftsFacility: -Via Christi Village -Location: Schedules with
guaranteed hours will include hours every other weekend and some
holidaysFor us at -Via Christi Village -work is more than the place
we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships,
connects talent, and understands our residents so we can provide
holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit.
Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that
we serve. So, if you're looking for a home where you can put your
skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and
pursue your goals for the future, join our team by applying
today!Via Christi Village one of the area's most complete long-term
care facility offering Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation, and Memory
Care. The 250-bed skilled nursing facility offers a full range of
services in a caring, residential setting designed to meet the
physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each
- One Ascension: -We are One Ascension. - We share a drive to
care for people and provide the best possible outcomes for our
residents. - Personalize care is our calling and teamwork is the
way we provide it.
- Compensation/Benefits: -We care for the people who are the
foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We
offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental,
vision, retirement, and generous PTO. -Associates can also take
advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or
adoption assistance. - -In addition, you have an opportunity for
advancement or relocation throughout your career with us.
- Culture of Teamwork: -We encourage diversity of talent and
thought; while offering the support of a multidisciplinary team. We
work to build teams that respect each other. A team that respects
each other feels good. We are on a mission to help people feel
good, patients and associates.
- Teamwork: -Our open, highly collaborative work environment
allows associates to identify and share ideas across disciplines so
we can all give better care.*Full Time Night Positions qualify for
the Sign on BonusWhat You Will DoAssist with basic patient care
- Assist with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a
Registered Nurse (RN).
- Assist patients with tending to personal care, activities of
daily living and transfers/transport.
- Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional
conditions to nursing staff.
- Assist with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly. Assure
resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency
situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate. - What
You Will Do: Administer prescribed medications to patients under
the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed
Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN)/(LVN) and maintains related
- Present medication to patient and observes ingestion or
administers medication using specified procedures.
- Take vital signs or observes patient to detect response to
medication, and reports reactions.
- Restock medication inventories.
- May provide direct patient care. Assures resident safety by
identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates
corrective action as appropriate. - What You Will Need: Licensure /
Certification / Registration:
- Medication Aide obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
- High school diploma or GED preferred. Additional Preferences:
No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team: As a subsidiary of
Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services,
amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living
healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.We're the
second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices
include independent living, assisted living, memory care,
short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing
care.More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living
communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C.
Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension -
professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering
people to age successfully.Ascension is a faith-based healthcare
organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across
the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and
Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to
delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special
attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.
In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living
in poverty and other community benefit programs.Ascension includes
more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The
national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care -
including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities -
in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a
variety of services including clinical and network services,
venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical
engineering, facilities management, risk management, and
contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Living is an equal
opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all
associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation,
age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data,
or other legally protected status.For further information regarding
your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the
Law" poster:Please note that Ascension Living will make an offer of
employment only to individuals who have applied for a position
using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent
offers of employment. Ascension Living will not solicit money or
banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement: This
employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification
Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more
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