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Medication Assistant

Company: Highland Health and Rehabilitation
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Highland Health and Rehabilitation is looking for Certified Medication Assistants to join our team. Highland is a quaint, family-oriented center located on the South end of Bellingham. We are a part of EmpRes Healthcare, a 100% Employee Owned Company. Come in for a visit or call to discuss opportunities! Summary: A Nursing Assistant-Certified with a Medication Assistant Endorsement administers medications and certain treatments to residents in a nursing home under the direct supervision of a designated registered nurse. Qualifications: Must be a CNA or NAC (Required) Successfully completed a Nursing Commission-approved medication assistant education and training program (Required) Prior experience in a long term healthcare setting is preferred Essential Functions 1. Verifies identity of resident receiving medication and records name of drug, dosage, and time of administration on specified forms or records. 2. Presents medication to resident and observes ingestion or other application, or administers medication, using specified processes. 3. Takes vital signs or observes resident to detect response to specified types of medications and prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions. 4. Documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered. Other Duties 1. May receive supply of ordered medications and apportion, mix, or assemble drugs for administration to resident. 2. May record and restock medication inventories. 3. Other duties as assigned appropriate to the position. Benefit Highlights: Competitive Compensation and Benefits package Challenging and rewarding work environment Paid Sick Leave, Vacation, & Holidays 401(K) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan Career development opportunities Life, Accident, & Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts Employee Assistance Program Employee Hardship Fund Long-Term Service Recognition Training & Educational Assistance Daily Pay Option Highland Health and Rehabilitation 2400 Samish Way Bellingham, WA 98229 We are an equal opportunity Employer. HSponsored #IH

Keywords: Highland Health and Rehabilitation, Bellingham , Medication Assistant, Other , Bellingham, Washington

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