Location Information
Crestview Healthcare Center is a beautiful community in Milford, NE,
with more than 50 units offering skilled nursing care.
Key Responsibilities
At this time, we are seeking a Certified Medication Aide-SNF to join
our team!
* It is the job of the Medication Aide to administer oral and
external medications to residents under the direction and
supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed
practical/vocational nurse.
* Follows current standards of hygiene, safety and infection control
when handling, storing and disposing of medications.
* Administers medications within 60 minutes of scheduled time.
* Takes and records vital signs upon administration of medications
when required.
* Recognizes the resident's right to refuse medication.
* Notifies the appropriate RN/LPN when making the decision not to
administer medication or treatment.
* Clarifies any order or treatment regimen believed to be
inaccurate, ineffective or contraindicated by consulting with the
appropriate licensed nurse (RN/LPN).
* Monitors residents who self-administer medications and report
deviation from the plan of care to the licensed or registered
* Secures medication cart.
* Removes discontinued, outdated or deteriorated drugs from
* Recognizes and reports unsafe conditions for medication provision.
* Accurately documents medication provision.
* Recognizes and reports general reactions to medications.
* Recognizes the limitations of the Medication Aide role.
* High school diploma or equivalent
* Graduate of a state approved nursing assistant training program
and passed a state approved competency examination.
* Successful completion of a state approved Medication Aide course
and is approved to administer oral and external medication
* Ability to perform medication administration in accordance with
state regulations
* Strong communication skills
About Five Star
Five Star Senior Living Inc., a national healthcare and senior living
provider headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, proudly offers the
highest quality service and care with the warmth and hospitality of
home. Founded in 2000, Five Star has two major operating division:
Five Star Senior Living and AGEILITY Physical Therapy Solutions.
The Five Star Senior Living division includes more than 280
Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's/Memory Care,
Healthcare Centers with Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation and
Continuing Care Retirement Communities. With communities in over 30
states and more than 25,000 team members, Five Star is committed to
maximizing our residents' independence and enhancing their lifestyles.
The Ageility division provides both inpatient and outpatient services
to over 150 communities. These services are provided both within Five
Star and to customers externally. We offer Physical, Occupational and
Speech Therapy Services. Our specialty programs includes our Step up
to Stop falls Program, "Connections" our memory care therapy program,
and our executive functioning program that focuses on cognitive
strategies aimed at keeping our residents independent in areas such as
medication management and house hold functions.
Five Star prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant
for employment with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age,
marital status, genetic information, disability or veteran status. In
addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable
state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in
every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,
compensation and training.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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