Medication Assistant, Certified, Long Term Care (LTC)
Company: Good Samaritan Society
Posted on: January 11, 2022
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Facility: GSS KS Hutchinson Vlg
Location: Hutchinson, KS
Address: 810 E 30th Ave, Hutchinson, KS 67502, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40. 00
Starting Rate: $15.00
Pay Info: $4,000 Sign On Bonus Eligible!
The Medication Assistant (MA) serves as caregiver who provides
resident-centered nursing care and daily living assistance to
assigned residents under the supervision of a charge nurse.
Knowledge of and delivers age-appropriate care related to the
physical and psychological needs of the resident as per plan of
care. Provides assistance with basic health care needs including
daily living activities that may include, but are not limited to,
bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining and
recording vital signs, and providing psycho-social support and
other personal care to assigned resident. May assist the resident
in transferring, re-positioning, and walking using correct and
appropriate transfer techniques and equipment and provides range of
motion and passive exercises. Completes tasks related to food
preparation and dining, while creating a positive dining experience
for the resident. May assist residents with meals and snacks;
provide water and supplements as appropriate.
Administers prescribed medications as delegated by a licensed nurse
and within their scope of practice as defined by state regulations.
Documents the outcomes related to resident care, medication
administration, behavior, activity, and dietary. Communicates
changing condition, medication follow-up and care related
concerns/responses to the charge nurse. Collects non-invasive body
fluid specimens and gathers vital signs. Provides housekeeping and
laundry services to assist residents with keeping living areas
clean and operational. Provides assistance and documentation with
wellness and recreational programs and encourages residents to
participate. May participate in departmental/organization
committees and task forces as needed.
High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED)
preferred, but not required.
Minimum age of 18 preferred. Prior clinical or nursing assistant
experience in long-term care preferred.
Satisfactorily completes yearly department specific competency
testing and maintains a record of continuing education credits for
each year. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education are required
annually based on state requirements. Maintains all department
specific required certifications. When applicable, may need a valid
driver's license and auto insurance.
North Dakota and Iowa: Require Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
certification with the State Board of Nursing. CNA certification
must be maintained with the State Board of Nursing. Successful
completion of a state-approved Certified Medication Aide/Assistant
course once CNA certification is obtained.
Minnesota: Must have nursing assistant certification, have
completed the 75-hour course and be registered with the Minnesota
Nursing Assistant Registry. Successful completion of a
state-approved Trained Medication Assistant course.
South Dakota: Must successfully complete the state approved
Certified Medication Aide (CMA) course. CMA certification must be
maintained with the State Board of Nursing.
For all Good Samaritan Society Locations: Must have the state
required certified/trained medication aide certification (CMA or
TMA). It is assumed that one must have their certified nursing
assistant (CNA) certification prior to attaining their TMA/CMA.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package
for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer
M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and
would like to request an accommodation for help with your online
application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An
accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment
background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-84747
Keywords: Good Samaritan Society, Hutchinson , Medication Assistant, Certified, Long Term Care (LTC), Other , Hutchinson, Kansas
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