Certified Medication Aide - Full Time Memory Carein Clinical

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Location Information

The Laurels & The Haven in Highland Creek is a beautiful community in

Charlotte, NC, with more than 150 units offering assisted living and

Alzheimers care.

Key Responsibilities

At this time, we are seeking a Certified Medication Aide to join our

team!

Responsibilities

* It is the job of the Medication Aide to administer oral and

external medications to residents under the direction and

supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed

practical/vocational nurse.

* Follows current standards of hygiene, safety and infection control

when handling, storing and disposing of medications.

* Administers medications within 60 minutes of scheduled time.

* Takes and records vital signs upon administration of medications

when required.

* Recognizes the residents right to refuse medication.

* Notifies the appropriate RN/LPN when making the decision not to

administer medication or treatment.

* Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be

inaccurate, ineffective or contraindicated by consulting with the

appropriate licensed nurse (RN/LPN).

* Monitors residents who self-administer medications and report

deviation from the plan of care to the licensed or registered

nurse.

* Secures medication cart.

* Removes discontinued, outdated or deteriorated drugs from

inventory.

* Recognizes and reports unsafe conditions for medication provision.

* Accurately documents medication provision.

* Recognizes and reports general reactions to medications.

* Recognizes the limitations of the Medication Aide role.

Qualifications

* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Graduate of a state approved nursing assistant training program

and passed a state approved competency examination.

* Successful completion of a state approved Medication Aide course

and is approved to administer oral and external medication.

* Ability to perform medication administration in accordance with

state regulations.

* Strong communication skills.

Shift/Hours

Evening

About Five Star

Five Star Senior Living Inc., a national healthcare and senior living

provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the

highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of

home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating division:

Five Star Senior Living and AGEILITY Physical Therapy Solutions.

The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 280

Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimers/Memory Care,

Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and

Continuing Care Retirement Communities. With communities in over 30

states and more than 25,000 team members, Five Star is committed to

maximizing our residents independence and enhancing their lifestyles.

The Ageility division provides both inpatient and outpatient services

to over 150 communities. These services are provided both within Five

Star and to customers externally. We offer Physical, Occupational and

Speech Therapy Services. Our specialty programs includes our Step up

to Stop falls Program, "Connections" our memory care therapy program,

and our executive functioning program that focuses on cognitive

strategies aimed at keeping our residents independent in areas such as

medication management and house hold functions.

EEOC

Five Star prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee

with regard to or on the basis of race, color, religion, national or

ethnic origin, age, ancestry, sex, pregnancy (including pregnancy,

childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender, gender

identity and expression (including transgender), sexual orientation,

mental or physical disability, military status, certain criminal

records, genetic information (including characteristics and testing),

HIV testing, a personal admission to a facility for the care and

treatment of a mentally ill person and taking of parental leave or

membership in any other category protected by applicable law. In

addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable

state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in

every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,

including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement,

promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,

compensation and training.

In addition, Five Star expressly prohibits any form of workplace

harassment based on race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin,

age, ancestry, sex, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth,

lactation and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity and

expression (including transgender), sexual orientation, mental or

physical disability, military status, certain criminal records,

genetic information (including characteristics and testing), HIV

testing, a personal admission to a facility for the care and treatment

of a mentally ill person and taking of parental leave or membership in

any other category protected by applicable law. We will not tolerate

harassment of employees in the workplace, or in other settings in

which employees may find themselves in connection with their

employment. Improper interference with the ability of Five Star s

employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to

and including discharge. Additionally, retaliation, including

intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant

has objected to discrimination harassment or retaliation, engaged or

may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation,

or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under

any federal, state, or local law is prohibited and will not be

tolerated.
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