MNA: Medication Nursing Assistant in Rye, NH at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rye, NH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/17/2020

Job Description

Evolve at Rye is looking for caring and dedicated Medication Nursing Assistants to join their team of memory care professionals. 

Want to make your mark? At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us –and to what truly matters!

Responsibilities:

  • Communicates questions, concerns, and/or discrepancies related to medication administration/assistance to Resident Care Director/Resident Care Nurse (RCD/RCN)
  • Communicates any significant change of mental or physical status of resident to RCD/RCN.
  • Documents administration/assistance on Medication Observation Record (MOR).
  • Documents/ notifies RCD/RCN of administration/assistance of PRN meds
  • Responsible for documentation on PRN meds and affect, as allowed per state regulations.
  • Recognizes and can assist in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation
  • Demonstrates proficiency at reading and understanding a Resident Care Service Plan or assignment (e.g., ADLs and introductory visits)
  • Checks all med books and ensures that meds have been given, treatments completed, and all initials are complete as state regulations permit
  • Acts as lead in an emergency (e.g., elopement, fire, disaster, etc.)
  • Follows Infection Control protocol

 

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Certified as a Medication Nursing Assistant.
  • Must demonstrate competency in accordance with the state-approved protocol in drug administration/ assistance.
  • Successfully complete Medication Aide competency review (as supervised by RCD / RCN) 
  • Must have current certification as a nursing assistant or have successfully completed the certified home health aide or homemaker/personal care homemaker training program.
  • High School education preferred
  • CPR certification required or ability to obtain within six months of hire
  • Physically able to move at least 50 lbs. without assistance