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CMA Certified Medication Assistant - MEMORY SUPPORT UNIT

Location
Waterloo, Illinois
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022
We Are Hiring:

Sherbrooke Village, an Ascension Living community, is looking for a caring and compassionate Certified Medication Assistant to join the team in our new Memory Support Unit! The newly renovated Memory Support wing is designed around what is familiar and comforting to residents with dementia - all in a cottage-like setting, offering 18 private apartments.

 

As a CMA with our Memory Support Unit, you will provide compassionate, personalized memory support services tomeet the needs of seniors in the St. Louis area.

 

AVAILABLE SHIFTS

Weekend Option - Sat/Sun Doubles (Day and Evening Shift)

 

Why join Sherbrooke Village?

  • Be part of a great team and culture
  • Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)
  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

Working at Sherbrooke Village is definitely more than just a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering high-quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the local community. We make every effort to help our residents feel comfortable, respected and loved. Simply put, our team members provide exceptional care!  We provide exceptional care by building exceptional teams - associates who are dedicated to being reliable, accountable, and compassionate.

What You Will Do:

Administer prescribed medications to patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN)/(LVN) and maintains related medical records.

  • Present medication to patient and observes ingestion or administers medication using specified procedures.
  • Take vital signs or observes patient to detect response to medication, and reports reactions.
  • Restock medication inventories.
  • May provide direct patient care. Assures resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate. 
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Medication Aide obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.

We're the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care.

More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension - professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care - including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension's own group purchasing organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Living is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the EEO is the Law poster:

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Please note that Ascension Living will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension Living will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

 

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Details

  • Job Reference: 673802973-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Ascension
  • Location: Waterloo, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent