MNA: Medication Nursing Assistant (3p-11p) (11p-7a)

Company: Benchmark Senior Living ( Learn More )

General Information
US-NH-Bedford
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Job Description

We are looking for a skilled and compassionate MNA to join our growing team at The Arbors of Bedford Assisted Living in our Harbor Program. As a MNA, your primary focus will be to provide detailed nursing care as well a rewarding and enjoyable experience for our residents with ALZ/Dementia. Benchmark is a great place for our residents to live and employees to work because our staff embraces the Benchmark values of quality service and passionate associates. If you have a strong passion for helping others and take pride in what you do and are looking for a great company who shares your vision, this Licensed Nursing Assistant position is the ideal opportunity for you

We are seeking caring and compassionate Medication Nursing Assistants(MNA). As MNA you will administer/assist with approved medications under the supervision of a nurse.

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


  • 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
  • Job Requirements