Meridian Senior Living

About Meridian Senior Living

Meridian Senior Living is made up of a passionate group of dreamers, caregivers and connectors who all share a common goal: provide unparalleled life experiences for all those we serve – seniors, their families and our employees.

Established in 2010, we are now a network of lively communities, home to more than 7,000 residents. While our communities are all over the country, we care for each resident one at a time … working each day to make their lives easier, more comfortable, convenient, enjoyable and secure.

Our communities are as unique and varied as our residents – no two are alike. From building design and operations to program development, Meridian Senior Living communities make people say “WOW” – whether they are looking for independent retirement living, assisted living, or are in need of quality memory care. Our team’s collective expertise, innovative approach and passion for seniors has given us a solid history of delighted residents, happy families, empowered employees and business success.

Bottom line: At Meridian Senior Living, we hold ourselves to an incredibly high standard – and measure our success by the smiles on our residents’ faces.

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

56001

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Trained Medication Aide

Meridian Senior Living - Mankato, Minnesota

Posted: 08/17/2018

Water's Edge is a Meridian Senior Living community. We hold ourselves to an incredibly high standard – and measure our success by the smiles on our residents’ faces. We are currently looking for incredible people that love to make others smile.

Meridian Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Come Join the Water's Edge Team!  We offer Competitive Wages, Flexible Schedules and Benefits!
Nature and scope
Provide medication assistance for residents in accordance with state regulations and company policy including: pouring, preparing, assisting with administration and documentation as defined through Water’s Edge policy and training.
Minimum eligibility requirements
  • Minimum of one-year previous experience as a caregiver/resident assistant caring for the elderly in an assisted living or long term care setting.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Successfully complete training as required by Water’s Edge in accordance with State regulations.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Must possess all required licenses and/or certifications if required by State licensing authority.
  • Must have the ability to remain calm under stressful situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, vendors and general public.
  • Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work responsibly as a team member as well as an individual.
  • Must be honest, fair, dependable, respect confidentiality and the rights and privacy of others and local, state and federal laws.
  • Must practice and promote Meridian Policies and Procedures, Mission Statement, Core Values and Founding Principles.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Must meet all health requirements.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (essential job functions), with or without reasonable accommodation.
Essential functions
  • Provide medication assistance for residents in accordance with state regulations and Company policy including: pouring, preparing, assisting with administration, and documentation. Observe residents for changes of condition, communicate observations to the charge nurse or Resident Care Manager.
  • Assist in maintaining the medication cart and storage room in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Accept responsibility for accurate medication counts and for security of the medication cart and medication storage room for assigned shifts.
  • May be called upon to assist residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, eating, transferring, and mobility as needed.
  • Engage residents in meaningful conversation, socialization, and activity while providing personal care and medication assistance.
  • Respond to all resident needs and/or requests for care promptly and provide or obtain assistance as necessary.
  • Observe residents for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition, unusual symptoms, medication side effects, accidents, injuries or unusual occurrence and reports immediately to supervisor.
  • Complete all documentation such as medication administration records, incident reports, change of condition reports, and behavior documentation as requested and in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the dining room during resident meal times as needed.

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