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Resident Medication Assistant (On-call)

Eskaton Properties, Inc.
401(k)
United States, California, Pleasanton
100 Valley Avenue (Show on map)
February 17, 2024
Description

Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 55 years. With over 1,700 employees and 28 communities and services in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build your career.

Certified in 2022 as "A Great Place to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits including a 401K retirement fund matching program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.

At Eskaton, being inclusive is one of our core values. This means that we celebrate diversity and equity for all who live and work with us, building a culture of belonging and community across the aging spectrum.

The starting salary for this position ranges from $23.58 to $29.16/hour. $2.00 shift deferential available for weekend shifts.

This position will be Sunday and Mondays from 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM.

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of the Resident Medication Assistant (RMA) position is to assist residents with the self-administration of medications as ordered by the primary physician, under the direction and supervision of the Resident Care Coordinator, Memory Care Coordinator, Wellness Nurse, or Executive Director. The administration of medications shall be in accordance with established residential care standards, policies, procedures and practices of this community and required by RCFE rules and regulations.

The Parkview is a thriving senior living community consisting of 86 assisted living units and 19 private memory care units. The Parkview is a close-knit community that helps seniors enrich their lives and helps foster a sense of comfort, security and self-confidence.

Qualifications

Education:

High school graduate or G.E.D. preferred. 8 hours approved medication administration training and passing grade of 85% or better on exam. Satisfactory completion of 8 hours medication administration shadowing with an approved Trainer. 4 hours of continuing education on medication administration annually. Proficient ability to communicate orally and in writing in the English language.

Training and Experience:

Two years experience in a long term care or assisted living setting preferred.

All staff that provide direct care to residents will have current first aid training and CPR certification.

Job Knowledge:

Thorough knowledge of medications commonly prescribed to the elderly and ability to implement policies and procedures in assisting with medication dispensing. Working knowledge of RCFE regulations. Knowledge in performing personal care services in a residential environment. Ability to meet new and/or stressful situations with the appropriate responses. Ability to work effectively as part of a healthcare team, to share information freely, to use and seek supervision and consultation verbally and in writing, and be able to follow both verbal and written instructions.

The final candidate must successfully pass Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test and health screen.

Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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