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

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Salem, NH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/26/2019

Job Description

 Come and join our team! Greystone Farm is an Assisted Living Facility which is comprised of 63 apartments. Twenty of these apartments are our Harbor Memory Care Community. We have been deficiency free the last three years and have a great team. If you are in need of a part time 4 pm - 9 pm shift, we currently are searching for a caring, dedicated, MNA to work with our team. As MNA you will administer/assist with approved medications under the supervision of a nurse. We can be flexible with your hours and are offering

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND 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

 

  • Able to properly and safely set up and administer/assist with medications as allowed by State Regulations.
  • Able to properly chart medications administered/ assisted and immediately report to the nurse those medications not administered/ assisted for any reason.
  • Answers emergency calls and attends to residents’ needs promptly
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate supply of meds (ordering and reordering)
  • Responsible for documentation of med administration/ assistance on MOR

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE- CERTIFICATION

  • Must complete a state approved training course in medication administration and receive a certificate of satisfactory successful completion. Must retain NH license as applicable by state regulation. Must also attend the Benchmark Medication Aide training program.
  • 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