Resident Medication Aide

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Retirement Center Management has opportunities for Full Time Resident Medication Aides at our Stoney Brook of Belton  location anAssisted Living with Memory Care senior living community. Full-time shifts available:

4 days on, 2 days off

$350 Sign on Bonus ($175 after the first 30 days, $175 after 90 days) for full time only.

The Resident Medication Aide provides direct care to residents following an individual service plan, treats each resident with respect and dignity, recognizes individual needs, and encourages independence. You will foster a homelike atmosphere throughout the community. You must have the desire to work with seniors and have a tolerance for behaviors associated with dementia and other aging processes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Exercises independent judgment and discretion in the performance of tasks with the understanding that the responsibilities are not routine or limited to resident care matters.
  • Administers medication and treatments as prescribed by physician. A monitor’s response to existing treatment plans, aware of prominent medication interactions and side effects; monitors residents for occurrence of such and notifies HCC. Adheres to community infection control policies and procedures relevant to medication/treatment administration.
  • Assists residents with medication as defined in medication procedure. Supervises residents who self-administer medication. Exhibits understanding of and follows medication policies and procedures.
  • Maintains residents’ records daily in a timely manner and in accordance with company policy and procedure. This includes documentation related to: medication distribution, leisure activities; incidents and observations; charting any changes in resident’s physical condition and or behaviors, visitors, etc. Observes and documents the health and emotional condition of each resident, promptly reporting all changes to the supervisor.
  • Writes weekly/monthly summaries as assigned, addressing specifically the problems identified in the service plan.
  • Maintains the cleanliness and organization of the medicine supply room.
  • Receives reports on all residents.
  • Counts controlled substances with off going RMA, assumes responsibility for assuring accuracy of count before accepting keys.
  • Provides direct resident care in accordance with the Resident Assistant Job Description.
  • Follows proper procedures in emergency situations and responds promptly and positively to resident requests for assistance – including emergency call pendants, telephone calls, and requests from family and friends.
  • Encourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers.
  • Attend all inservices as required.
  • Member of the community’s emergency response team.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and good personal hygiene per company policies.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • 6 months to 1 year of prior resident care experience, preferably with seniors
  • Delegated by a Registered Nurse for medication administration
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills, good judgement and attention to detail
  • Understanding of HIPPA requirements
Retirement Center Management considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Retirement Center Management are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required.

EOE/M/F/D/V

 
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