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Kentucky Medication Aide (KMA)

Company: Signature Healthcare
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

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Our nursing and rehabilitation center is a 176 bed facility located near The Medical Center of Bowling Green, easing the transition between care settings. We offer short-term rehabilitative care as well as long-term care. Our emphasis is on service excellence providing quality care to allow for independence and to enable our patients to receive the medical care they need, the restorative therapy they require, and the support they and their families deserve. There is RN coverage 24-hours a day, seven days a week and we offer a range of physical, occupational and speech therapies. Other amenities include WiFi availability, an outdoor courtyard and patio, and more. Working with your physician, our staff including medical specialists, nurses, nutritionists, therapists, dietitians and social workers establishes a comprehensive treatment plan intended to restore you or your loved one to the fullest practicable potential.

Signature HealthCARE is a family-based healthcare company that offers integrated services in 10 states across the continuum of care: skilled nursing, rehabilitation, assisted living, memory care, home health, cognitive care, and telemedicine.

A growing number of our centers are earning quality assurance accreditation and pioneering person - directed care. Many of our skilled nursing facilities have achieved a 4 or 5-star overall rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Additionally, we have been awarded as a certified Great Place to Work for three years in a row and Modern Healthcare's "Best Places to Work!"

Are you looking for a little more creativity, challenge, and growth opportunity in your workday? Didn't think it was possible? Might be time to reconsider.

At Signature HealthCARE, our team members are permitted - no, encouraged - to employ their talents and abilities to solve problems. Our culture is built on three distinct pillars: Learning, Spirituality and Intra-preneurship. But this isn't just hollow corporate sloganeering. Each pillar has its own staff and initiatives, ensuring that our unique culture permeates the entire organization.

Oh, by the way, we're an elder care company. Our mission? To radically change the landscape of long-term care forever.

We're currently hiring for the position of Kentucky Medication Aide.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accurately and safely prepare, administer, and document the oral and/or topical medications that are commonly used in this facility and that may be ordered for resident use.
  • Ensure that no medication is administered without a written, signed and dated order from an attending licensed physician.
  • Verify the identity of the resident before administering the medication/treatment.
  • Verify that prescribed medication for one resident is not administered to another.
  • Observe and verify that medication is ingested or applied, as directed.
  • Document any instance where prescribed medication is not administered, including reason(s) for refusal.
  • Assist with medication charting as directed by the Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse, as directed.

Job Requirements:

  • Current Medication Aide Certification or Current Nursing Assistant Certification from state.
  • Must have a current/active CPR certification.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize, coordinate and simultaneously maintain multiple projects with high level of quality and productivity.

Signature HealthCARE is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran and other protected categories.

Keywords: Signature Healthcare, Bowling Green , Kentucky Medication Aide (KMA), Other , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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