Linden House Assisted Living

Charlottesville , VA
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Registered Medication Aide (RMA)

Linden House Assisted Living
Charlottesville, VA Full-time
Posted on August 29, 2019

Charlottesville - Registered Medication Aide (RMA)
Location: Charlottesville, VA (1250 Branchlands Drive)

Job Description:

Fu;;-time day shift. Linden House Assisted Living is a brand new, 82 apartment facility in Charlottesville, VA to include Assisted Living residents as well as Memory Care. As a Registered Medication Aide (RMA) you will be responsible for administering prescribed medications in accordance with physician orders, State regulations, and facility policy.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers prescribed medications to residents who are classified as dependent on medication administration as documented on their most current UAI.
  • Administers prescribed medications not earlier than one hour before and not later than one hour after the facility's standard dosing schedules except drugs that are ordered for specific times such as before, after or with meals.

We offer great benefits including:

  • Basic life insurance at no cost
  • Employee discounts with Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, Hertz Rental Car, Staples, and Kings dominion discount tickets and more!
  • 401K match
  • Healthcare benefits including vision, dental and a health savings plan
  • Health Savings Account that includes an employer match.
  • Paid time off plus sick time
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Requirements

Qualifications

  • 1 year of experience in caregiving or customer service in a senior care environment to seniors is preferred but not required.
  • Complete a Board-approved Medication Training Course;
  • Successful completion of DSS approved the program in direct care or an approved nurse aide education program and successful completion of a 68-hour medication training program and performance record approved by the VA Board of Nursing and current Virginia registration as a Medication Aide
  • Also, successful completion of a nursing education program preparing for RN or LPN licensure or current enrollment in a nursing education program preparing for RN or LPN licensure and completion of at least 1 clinical course in the program that includes at least 40 hours of direct client care

Other Essential Requirements:

As part of its mission to provide a welcoming, homelike environment for its residents, Linden House promotes the use of animals as pets in the facility both as common facility pets and as pets owned and brought in by individual residents. All employees must possess the ability and desire to work in a pet-friendly environment which will include performing job duties in the presence of pets, handling and caring for pets as may be required, and cleaning up after pets as necessary.
Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills (in the English language) sufficient to perform the principal duties and responsibilities outlined in this position description.

Note:
Cambridge Healthcare values your past experience and wishes to review your full work history as part of its consideration of your suitability for the position. Although we welcome a current resume and invite you to submit it as part of the application process, it is not a substitute for a completed application, including work history.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.