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Registered Medication Aide - Baylor Shift- Full Time

Hershberger Rd NW, Roanoke, VA, USA Req #121
Monday, March 2, 2020

Friendship is searching for a qualified and self-motivated Registered Medication Aide (RMA) to join our organization. The ideal Medication Aide will be extremely detail-oriented and possess in-depth knowledge of patient procedures. Providing patient care is a vital part of this job which is why excellent communication and interpersonal skills are needed. The hours for this position are 7:00 am-3:00 pm on Friday. Saturday and Sunday shifts are 7:00 am-3:00 pm & 3:00 pm-11:00 pm.
 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Dispense resident medications as indicated by individual care plan schedules; document medications on the MAR including PRN’s and their effectiveness

  • Record all medications dispensed on flow sheets, notes, and charts in an informative and descriptive manner

  • Assist resident daily with getting in/out of bed, grooming, meals, dressing, and other assigned ADL’s

  • Complete monthly resident summaries; notes changes in development or care needs

  • Evaluate and record vital signs, BP, TPR’s and WT’s

  • Submit medications for reorder each shift, as needed

  • Follow all infection control policies, procedures and processes before, during and after performing any service for a resident

  • Ensure changes in resident condition, including injuries of an unknown source and skin tears are reported to the DON as a mandated reporter

  • Assist with basic clean-up of resident room; empty trash, gather soiled linens and clothing for laundry

  • Encourage resident to participate in activities and assist with activities as needed

  • Participate in fire drills and emergency preparedness activities per facility policy

  • Adhere to HIPAA regulations to maintain resident confidentiality

Essential Functions

  • Ability to relate to and work with varying age groups and health conditions within the nursing facility

  • Comply with all local, state, federal, and facility policies and procedures

  • Record and report any changes to resident behavior, health or attitude as well as any complaints or grievances made by the resident


Qualifications:

  • This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching all day. The employee must frequently lift or move objects and patients weighing over 50 pounds

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language 

  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public
  • Must have knowledge of and an interest in geriatrics; and must have a good understanding of medical terminology

  • Be able to follow written and oral instructions

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
     

  • Adult First Aid/CPR and AED
     

  • Registered Medication Aide, in accordance with the laws of the state

  • Certified Nurse Aide in state of Virginia  or NA Certificate 

  • Experience in a long-term care/nursing facility preferred
     

  Great Benefit Package!!

Friendship offers a competitive compensation package based on experience and qualifications. We offer the choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer match, EAP, Life & AD&D, and additional voluntary benefit options.

Friendship values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, color, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation, or age.








 




 



 












Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hershberger Rd NW, Roanoke, VA, USA