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Care Partner (CNA & Med Aide 40) - On Call Varies - Pacific Springs Village

Immanuel Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

The role of the Medication Aide is to provide Christ-centered service in resident care and support. Responsibilities in addition to resident care include charting, reporting, and monitoring resident’s condition. The Medication Aide maintains a safe and clean environment and documents any incidents involving a resident. Supports and lives out Immanuel’s Mission and CHRIST Promises.

Nature and Scope of the Job:

  • Work receives close supervision.  Supervisor provides guidance on matters not specifically covered by established procedures.  Limited opportunity to vary work steps or to decide appropriate procedures, guidelines or methods.
  • Work involves several related or sequential steps requiring recognition of the existence of and differences between existing procedures and similar situations.
  • Work methods and procedures to be followed are nearly always well-defined and specific to the work activity.
  • Work is performed only if currently on the Medication Aide registry for the state of Nebraska.
  • Work is performed within the scope of his/her authority to practice in Nebraska.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Areas

Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job

Resident Care

  • Offers resident assistance in personal care, health maintenance and daily activities of living such as bathing, grooming, dressing, transfers, ambulation, toileting and serving of meals and laundry.
  • Provides assistance to and from activities, appointments in accordance with service agreement while encouraging as much independence as appropriate for each individual.
  • Administers medication as requested by the resident and in accordance with Nebraska regulations governing the provision of medications by the Medication Aide-40 hour certification.

Documentation Duties

  • Performs accurate reporting and documentation in the electronic health care software using established procedures, policies and standards of Immanuel and State guidelines. Information may include, but is not limited to vital signs, weight, behavior and mobility.
  • Documents resident incidents, accidents, emergencies or unusual behavior.  Completes administrative duties required or as requested such as copying and faxing.

Compliance

  • Maintains a safe and clean environment.
  • Follows procedures for proper equipment use, infection control, disaster plans, per policy and regulatory guidelines.

Other

  • Maintain registry requirements as determined by the medication act and Nebraska Assisted Living Regulations including education hours, in-services, and/or reporting.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education-

  • High school graduate or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum 18 years of age according to state regulation and current Medication Aide 40- Hour on the Medication Aide Registry is required.
  • Certified Nurse’s Aide is preferred

Experience-

  • One (1) year of general work experience is required.
  • Work-related experience is desired.

Other Requirements-

  • Certified as a First Responder in CPR/AED and First Aid by national standards or willingness to obtain within 60 days of hire.

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-

  • Knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices in a care giving function.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, instruments and equipment and how to use and maintain them.
  • Knowledge of physical, mental, spiritual, and social needs of the senior and/or frail elderly population and their families.
  • Skilled in use of computer and certain necessary programs.
  • Ability to develop relationships with residents, co-workers, and management.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Ability to work shifts as posted and/or required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Description of how often the employee is exposed to the following working conditions:

 

Occasional (0-33%)

Frequent (34-66%)

Regular (67-100%)

Indoor Work

 

 

X

Outdoor Work

X

 

 

Cold (below 32 F)

X

 

 

Heat (above 100 F)

X

 

 

Extreme Noise

X

 

 

Vibrations

X

 

 

Fumes

X

 

 

Odors

 

X

 

Dust

X

 

 

Gases

X

 

 

Bloodborne Pathogens

X

 

 

Infectious Diseases

 

X

 

Electrical Hazards

X

 

 

Explosive Hazards

X

 

 

Chemical Hazards

X

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the key responsibilities and duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform them.

 

Occasional (0-33%)

Frequent (34-66%)

Constant (67-100%)

Bending

 

X

 

Carrying (25 # or more)

 

X

 

Climbing

X

 

 

Crawling

X

 

 

Distinguish Smell

 

X

 

Distinguish Temperature

X

 

 

Driving

X

 

 

Hand/Finger Dexterity

 

 

X

Hearing (in person)

 

 

X

Hearing (on phone)

 

X

 

Lifting (25 # or more)

X

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

Pushing

 

X

 

Sitting

 

X

 

Squatting

X

 

 

Standing

 

X

 

Stooping (bending at waist)

 

 

 

Stretching/Reaching

 

X

 

Talking (in person)

 

 

X

Talking (on phone)

 

X

 

Typing

 

X

 

Vision for Close Work

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

*This job profile is designed to summarize certain essential information about a job or job category. It is not designed to be a comprehensive or detailed task list for any particular job or job category.  This job/job category may have individual or multiple incumbents, each of whom may perform somewhat different specific job duties or tasks consistent with the general function of the job.  Incumbents may be required to perform duties or support functions other than those listed on the job description as needed.  Immanuel may amend a job description at any time with or without notice.

Job Details

Date Posted October 13, 2017
Date Closes December 29, 2017
Located In Omaha, NE
Department PACIFIC SPRINGS ADMIN
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Shift
Rotating
Various Shifts Part Time and Full Time Opportunities available!!
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 31-1012.00 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants
Zipcode 68118
Location